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    Sale 2488 | Lot 90
    Price Realized: $3,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 90

      HIERONYMUS, Saint. Epistole. Italian translation by Niccolò di Berto; with Lupus de Oliveto, Regula monachorum, in Italian version by Matteo de Ferrara. 3 (of 5) woodcut historiated architectural borders; profusion of column-width woodcut text illustrations; white-on-black woodcut initials throughout; printer's woodcut device on N3r. Roman type. [2]-269, [1] leaves, with a2 probably supplied from another copy; lacks the first five leaves (2 xylographic titles and life of the author). Roman type. Folio, 284x202 mm, 19th-century 1/4 sheep, spine ends rubbed; occasional marginal dampstaining and soiling, scattered clean tears, first leaf rehinged with crude rubrication, few wormholes, and minor repairs, last leaf trimmed in lower margin and restored with a few words supplied in manuscript. (Ferrara: Laurentius de Rubeis, de Valentia, 12 October 1497)

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

      first edition in italian and first illustrated edition of the letters of St. Jerome. HC(Add) 8566; GW 12437; BMC VI, 614; Sander 3404; ISTC ih00178000.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,750