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Gothic Chain Binding with Venetian Incunabula Print,
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Antoninus Florentinus (1389-1459) – Renowned Doctor of the Church and Bishop of Florence
'Summa theologica.' Part I (of II) of the 3rd volume, with additions by Franciscus Moneliensis
Printed by Nicolas Jenson in Venice in 1477
Late medieval book decoration with two large, splendid hand-painted initials in blue, green, rose and gray with floral tendrils extending into the margins; dozens of red and blue lombards, consistently rubricated in blue and red
Gothic type with 55-56 lines in two columns. Type area: 17.5 x 11.5 cm
Collation: 349 unnumbered leaves. Lacking last three blank leaves a1, a5 and K8; text complete
Late Gothic chain binding; blind-tooled brown pigskin over massive wooden boards; rear board with slate knife lines as well as blossom- and oaks stamps
two intact brass clasps, restored in former times and ten presumably original brass buckles
With massive chain hook on rear board with seven links as well as with chain ring in order to hook onto a lectern; pastedown with parchment maculature from a Latin 13th century manuscript (presumably gospels)
Dimensions of folio volume: 30 x 21 x 9.5 cm; length of chain: 25 cm
In good original condition
Reference: ISTC ia00872000; GW 1285; BMC V, 177; BSB-Ink A-595
Very rare chain binding with early, very appealing incunabula print of Antoninus Florentinus' deontology
Object is regular taxed. 7% VAT is added to the purchase price for deliveries within the EU.

Condition:

Strong print of firm laid paper with wide margins. Paper consistently browned in outer margins, here and there stronger and with minor water-stains. With some tiny wormholes in places of upper margin. First and last leave with stronger browning. Leaf a6 detached from gutter at bottom. Leaves a8/a9 inserted on recent guard.


Binding:

In good condition. Spine perfectly restored. Leather of front board somewhat porous and brittle and with some restored blemishes.


Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Gothic Chain Binding with Venetian Incunabula Print,

Estimate €6,400 - €8,000
Mar 23, 2015
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Starting Price €4,000
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0019: Gothic Chain Binding with Venetian Incunabula Print,

Sold for €5,500
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Est. €6,400 - €8,000Starting Price €4,000
Precious Manuscripts, Books & Prints
Mar 23, 2015 1:00 PM EDT
Buyer's Premium 23.8%

Lot 0019 Details

Description
...
Antoninus Florentinus (1389-1459) – Renowned Doctor of the Church and Bishop of Florence
'Summa theologica.' Part I (of II) of the 3rd volume, with additions by Franciscus Moneliensis
Printed by Nicolas Jenson in Venice in 1477
Late medieval book decoration with two large, splendid hand-painted initials in blue, green, rose and gray with floral tendrils extending into the margins; dozens of red and blue lombards, consistently rubricated in blue and red
Gothic type with 55-56 lines in two columns. Type area: 17.5 x 11.5 cm
Collation: 349 unnumbered leaves. Lacking last three blank leaves a1, a5 and K8; text complete
Late Gothic chain binding; blind-tooled brown pigskin over massive wooden boards; rear board with slate knife lines as well as blossom- and oaks stamps
two intact brass clasps, restored in former times and ten presumably original brass buckles
With massive chain hook on rear board with seven links as well as with chain ring in order to hook onto a lectern; pastedown with parchment maculature from a Latin 13th century manuscript (presumably gospels)
Dimensions of folio volume: 30 x 21 x 9.5 cm; length of chain: 25 cm
In good original condition
Reference: ISTC ia00872000; GW 1285; BMC V, 177; BSB-Ink A-595
Very rare chain binding with early, very appealing incunabula print of Antoninus Florentinus' deontology
Object is regular taxed. 7% VAT is added to the purchase price for deliveries within the EU.

Condition:

Strong print of firm laid paper with wide margins. Paper consistently browned in outer margins, here and there stronger and with minor water-stains. With some tiny wormholes in places of upper margin. First and last leave with stronger browning. Leaf a6 detached from gutter at bottom. Leaves a8/a9 inserted on recent guard.


Binding:

In good condition. Spine perfectly restored. Leather of front board somewhat porous and brittle and with some restored blemishes.


Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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