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Sale 2488 Lot 111
LUDOLPHUS DE SAXONIA. La primera[-segu[n]da] parte del Vita Christi Cartuxano. Spanish translation by Ambrosio Montesino. Volumes 1 and 2 (of 4).  (of ), 242 [i. e., 252]; 264 leaves; first volume lacks the title. Together, 2 volumes. Folio, 300x209 mm, old limp vellum with spine titles in ink, thong ties lacking on first volume, present on second; marginal soiling and dampstaining through most of first volume and occasionally in second, first volume has first 2 leaves of table of contents crudely remargined entering text and illustrations, upper outer corner off penultimate leaf affecting text, and last leaf torn and crudely mounted with text loss. (Seville: Juan Cromberger, 1537-43)
Estimate $400 - 600
Popular commentary on the life of Christ composed in Latin in the 14th century, first published circa 1472, and translated into Catalan, Dutch, French, and Portuguese by the end of the 15th century. Montesino's Spanish version first appeared in 1502. Palau 131079 note.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $500