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Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) Of the Citie of God.

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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

Description:

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) Of the Citie of God. London: Printed by G. Eld and M. Flesher, 1620. Second edition in English, folio, translated by John Healey (d. 1610), edited by William Crashaw (1572-1626), with the commentary of Juan Luis Vives (1492-1540); woodcut vignette to title, with twenty historiated and decorated woodcut initials; bound in contemporary paneled and sprinkled English calf boards, rebacked, endleaves renewed, tear with loss to fore-edge of page 353/354 affecting ruling and two printed shoulder notes, tear with loss to bottom corner of blank margin page 613/614, a few marginal notes, some marginal water staining to signature Cccc, pages 857 and 861 misnumbered, 12 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.

[pi]4 (lacking initial blank [pi]1), A-Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Zzz6, Aaaa-Dddd6.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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