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    Sale 2501 | Lot 206
    Price Realized: $6,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2501 Lot 206

      METHODIUS, Saint, falsely attributed to. De revelatione facta ab angelo beato Methodio in carcere dete[n]to. 61 woodcut illustrations, including repeats. Preface by Sebastian Brant. [68] leaves. 4to, 208x152 mm, 19th-century brown morocco gilt by Capé with gilt oval centerpiece and fleurons at corners on covers, joints rubbed; upper margins trimmed without text or image loss, contents generally clean. Armorial bookplate of Edward Arnold. (Basel: Michael Furter for Sebastian Brant, 12 March 1504)

      Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

      Apocalyptic world history ascribed to the Greek church father St. Methodius (d. circa 312) but written originally in Syriac in the 7th century in response to the rise of Islam and later translated into Greek and Latin, prophesying the ultimate defeat of the Muslims by a messianic Last Roman Emperor. Fairfax Murray/German 289.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,750