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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. CHARLES CALDWELL RYRIE

Calvin, John
'INSTITUTIO CHRISTIANE RELIGIONIS.' [GENEVA:] ROBERT ESTIENNE, 1553
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. CHARLES CALDWELL RYRIE

Calvin, John
'INSTITUTIO CHRISTIANE RELIGIONIS.' [GENEVA:] ROBERT ESTIENNE, 1553
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
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Calvin, John
'INSTITUTIO CHRISTIANE RELIGIONIS.' [GENEVA:] ROBERT ESTIENNE, 1553
Folio (12 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.; 327 x 215 mm). Woodcut printer's olive tree device on title-page, white-on-black criblé initials; some neat contemporary marginalia and underscoring at end, title-page and next few leaves a bit stained and with top inner margin restored, some worming at beginning and end, lacking final blank. Eighteenth-century vellum over marbled boards; some worming and soiling, restored. Marbled board slipcase.
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Provenance

acquisition: H. P. Kraus, 1966

Literature

Adams C359

Catalogue Note

First Estienne edition.

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