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Cyprian, Saint, Bishop of Carthage (d. 258 AD), ed. Erasmus of Rotterdam (d. 1536) Opera Sanctissimi Martyris Caecilii Cypriani Episcop

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3269B
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$861$700

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

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Cyprian, Saint, Bishop of Carthage (d. 258 AD), ed. Erasmus of Rotterdam (d. 1536) Opera Sanctissimi Martyris Caecilii Cypriani Episcopi Carthaginensis. Basel: Froben, 1525. Folio, woodcut printer's device on title, repeated on final leaf, a series of fine woodcut initials used throughout, including some striking large nine-line crible initials; ex libris Sacred Heart Monastery in Yonkers, New York, with stamps to title; [bound with] Irenaeus (c. 130-c. 202 AD) In Quinque Libros Digestum, ed. Erasmus of Rotterdam (d. 1536), Basel: Froben, 1526, woodcut printer's device on title reused twice in ending material, dedication page printed within modular woodcut compartment frame; the two titles with some contemporary marginalia; bound together in full contemporary alum-tawed pigskin over wooden boards, with brass catches and clasps (lacking one catch), leather page index tabs throughout, ink title on fore-edge, 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.

a-z6, A-V6, X8, Y6, Z8; a-z6, A-E6, F8, G6.
Estimate $300-500


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