07-23-2019 07-23-2019
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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3269B Boston
July 23, 2019 11:00AMCalender
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Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei cum Commento.

$4,920$4,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei cum Commento. Freiburg im Breisgau: [Kilianus Piscator (Fischer)], 1494. Folio, with commentary by English Anglo-Norman scholars Thomas Waleys (14th century) and Nicolaus Trivet (d. 1334), text in gothic type, central text flanked by the commentary in varying proportions throughout, with extensive contemporary manuscript marginalia throughout the first half of the text, covering ffep, title page, and in the margins; bound in modern half leather, some straight-through worming throughout, likely from an older wooden-board binding which is now gone, ex libris Walter Goldwater, with his bookplate pasted inside the front board, paper repairs to ffep and first signature, 11 3/4 x 8 in.

a8, b-x6, y8, z6 A-T6.
Goff A1246; HC 2068*; GfT 1046; Pell 1562; Bod-inc A-532; Sheppard 2257; Pr 3214; BMC III 695; BSB-Ink A-864; GW 2890.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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