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Bernardus Claravallensis, Saint.
FLORES. COLOGNE: JOHANN KOELHOFF, THE ELDER, 14[82]
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 2,400 GBP
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Bernardus Claravallensis, Saint.
FLORES. COLOGNE: JOHANN KOELHOFF, THE ELDER, 14[82]
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 2,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Bernardus Claravallensis, Saint.
FLORES. COLOGNE: JOHANN KOELHOFF, THE ELDER, 14[82]

Chancery folio (274 x 203mm.), 156 leaves (of 162), double column, 38 lines and headline, Gothic letter, initial spaces, a few with printed guide-letters, late eighteenth-century blind-stamped calf over wooden boards, several contemporary manuscript notes on initial blank leaf and in a few margins, lacking 6 leaves (c7-8, d1-3 & v8, the last blank), some soiling, mostly at the beginning, old rebacking, lower board heavily wormed


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Provenance

Bequeathed to the Bishopric of Cornwall, by the Rev. Franke Parker, M.A., Rector of Luffincott, Devon, 1883, bookplate; Cathedral Library, Truro, bookplate

Literature

HC *2926; GW 3929; Goff B389

Catalogue Note

Second edition, following that printed anonymously by Sensenschmidt at Nuremberg not after 1470. In many copies of the present edition, as here, the incomplete printed date in the colophon has been completed by hand with arabic numerals "82".

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