132
132
Jacobus de Voragine
LEBEN DER HEILIGEN. NUREMBERG: ANTON KOBERGER, 5 DECEMBER 1488
Estimate
4,0006,000
JUMP TO LOT
132
Jacobus de Voragine
LEBEN DER HEILIGEN. NUREMBERG: ANTON KOBERGER, 5 DECEMBER 1488
Estimate
4,0006,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books

|
London

Jacobus de Voragine
LEBEN DER HEILIGEN. NUREMBERG: ANTON KOBERGER, 5 DECEMBER 1488
143 (of 262) hand-coloured woodcuts extracted from the work, pasted into a nineteenth-century album with a blue paper wrapper, lettered on upper cover "Ausschnitte"; sold not subject to return
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

Prof. Otto Hupp (1859-1949), graphic designer; Hartung und Karl, Munich, sale, 4 November 1986, lot 221

Literature

Goff J168; H 9981; BMC ii 433; BSB-Ink H-20; Fairfax Murray, German 433; Schäfer 184

Catalogue Note

This is a collection of just over half the woodcuts from Koberger's only illustrated edition of The Golden Legend. RARE: most surviving copies are incomplete.

Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books

|
London