GREGORY IX, Pope Decretales, [Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 14 July 1482]
Lot 175
GREGORY IX, Pope
Decretales, [Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 14 July 1482]
Sold for £5,750 (US$ 9,014) inc. premium

Lot Details
GREGORY IX, Pope Decretales, [Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 14 July 1482] GREGORY IX, Pope Decretales, [Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 14 July 1482] GREGORY IX, Pope Decretales, [Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 14 July 1482]
GREGORY IX, Pope
Decretales, 314 leaves, 78 lines, gothic letter, double column, rubricated throughout in red, beginning of each book decorated in blue, pink or green ink with bird or flower design, ai (blank) laid to paste-down as endpaper, last two leaves with early manuscript index (final leaf torn with loss), modern armorial bookplate, occasional dampstaining and foxing, contemporary tooled pigskin over wooden boards, upper cover stamped in gilt 'OBER RATH', metal clasps (mostly lacking), paper label on spine, a few worm holes [BMC II 423; Goff G457; HC 8014*; ISTC ig00457000], folio (342 x 230mm.), [Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 14 July 1482]

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Richard G.S. King, bookplate; purchased from Francis Edwards, 11 March 1948.
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