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Antoninus, Saint, archbishop of Florence

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500 - 700 GBP
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Description

  • Antoninus, Saint, archbishop of Florence
  • [Confessionale: Omnis mortalium cura] Somma. (Florence: Antonio Tubini for Francesco di Iacopo cartolaio, 28 February 1507)
  • Paper
Chancery 4to (200 x 138mm.), first page with woodcut illustration of St Antonino, woodcut printer's device of Francesco cartolaio at end, seventeenth-century vellum, blue edges, small marginal stain in quire d

Provenance

Law Society, armorial bookplate

Literature

Censimento 16 CNCE 2007 (recording 4 copies); Sander 429; Mendham A124

Catalogue Note

One of the numerous Italian editions of St Antonino's popular text. Tubini had previously worked with Andrea Ghirlandi (a compositor at the first Florentine press of S. Jacopo a Ripoli) and Lorenzo Alopa.
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