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    Sale 2111 | Lot 5
    Price Realized: $6,240With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2111 Lot 5

      ONLY KNOWN COPY Almanach pour l'An 1557. Title in red and black. Kerver woodcut unicorn device on last page. [32] leaves. 16mo, late 19th-/early 20th-century vellum with morocco lettering piece, covers slightly warped; contents soiled, some light marginal dampstaining, pencil numbering in margins throughout, title rehinged, with small hole in blank lower margin. Paris: Jacques Kerver, [1556]

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

      first edition. only copy of the earliest surviving almanac by nostradamus. No copies of earlier editions are known to exist. Chomarat 9 locates only the Bavarian State Library copy (now lost) and this one; Benazra, page 14.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,240