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Justinianus, Monumental Incunabula Print, Tortis,
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Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus (482-565) - Roman emperor Justinian I since 527 and author of the Codex Iustinianus
'Digestum vetus cum apostillis Andree Barbacie'
Print: Baptista de Tortis, Venedig, 1510
Rare edition, based on the printed version by Girolamo Chiari, published by Tortis in 1490; the 'Codex Iustinianus' is one of four parts of the later 'Corpus iuris civilis'
Monumental post incunabula, still printed in characteristic incunabula style in black and red
Two columns, Gothic type with interlinear glosses and printed lombards
Collation: 354 numbered leaves, 1 unnumbered closing leaf with printer's device and last blank leaf T6; complete
18th century marbled boards with calfskin spine and gilt-tooled label on spine
Dimensions of large folio: 42.5 x 31 x 9 cm
Still in good condition with stronger traces of aging
Fine and complete monumental print in typical incunabula style, printed in red and black.

Condition:

The paper is in a generally solid, clean and strong condition. First three leaves with stronger brownish stains in side margin. Last seven leaves with mildew stains. Leaves 324 to 337 with blemishes in lower margin that were rebacked in former times, causing some loss of printed matter to two leaves. Last three leaves with larger defects and loss of text. Endpaper with hand-written table of content. Some old hand-written commentaries.



Binding:

Rubbed and water stained. Front inner joint broken, binding firm and stable.


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Justinianus, Monumental Incunabula Print, Tortis,

Estimate €800 - €1,000
Mar 23, 2015
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Starting Price €500
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0023: Justinianus, Monumental Incunabula Print, Tortis,

Sold for €750
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Est. €800 - €1,000Starting Price €500
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Mar 23, 2015 1:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0023 Details

Description
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Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus (482-565) - Roman emperor Justinian I since 527 and author of the Codex Iustinianus
'Digestum vetus cum apostillis Andree Barbacie'
Print: Baptista de Tortis, Venedig, 1510
Rare edition, based on the printed version by Girolamo Chiari, published by Tortis in 1490; the 'Codex Iustinianus' is one of four parts of the later 'Corpus iuris civilis'
Monumental post incunabula, still printed in characteristic incunabula style in black and red
Two columns, Gothic type with interlinear glosses and printed lombards
Collation: 354 numbered leaves, 1 unnumbered closing leaf with printer's device and last blank leaf T6; complete
18th century marbled boards with calfskin spine and gilt-tooled label on spine
Dimensions of large folio: 42.5 x 31 x 9 cm
Still in good condition with stronger traces of aging
Fine and complete monumental print in typical incunabula style, printed in red and black.

Condition:

The paper is in a generally solid, clean and strong condition. First three leaves with stronger brownish stains in side margin. Last seven leaves with mildew stains. Leaves 324 to 337 with blemishes in lower margin that were rebacked in former times, causing some loss of printed matter to two leaves. Last three leaves with larger defects and loss of text. Endpaper with hand-written table of content. Some old hand-written commentaries.



Binding:

Rubbed and water stained. Front inner joint broken, binding firm and stable.


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

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