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Antoninus Florentinus, Saint

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  • Antoninus Florentinus, Saint
  • Confessionale: Defecerunt scrutantes scrutinio. [Milan: Leonhard Pachel and Uldericus Scinzenzeler, c. 1485]
  • Paper
4to (221 x 154mm.), 100 leaves, a-m8 n4, double column, 40 lines, gothic type, 2- to 6-line initial spaces with printed guides, modern calf over wooden boards in period style, early annotations on last two leaves (defective and repaired), first two leaves heavily restored with loss of text, first quire and table at end with some leaves laid down on japanese paper (now slightly browned), some leaves damp-stainined with a few small patches of repairs to text


"Est presbyteri Bernardini Raschieri", early inscription (from an old flyleaf?) pasted to inside front cover; Jaco Calleri Damonte of Graja [Graglia, Piemonte], bookplate


IGI 644; GW 2123

Catalogue Note

RARE EDITION of this popular confessor's manual: only seven copies are listed on ISTC, of which five are in Italy and two in Switzerland.