Lot 74
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OROSIUS, HISTORIAE ADVERSUS PAGANOS, AUGSBURG, SCHUSSLER, 1471, CONTEMPORARY STAMPED PIGSKIN

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10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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9,375 GBP
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Description

  • Historiae adversus paganos. Augsburg: Johann Schüssler, [about 7 June] 1471
Chancery folio (308 x 210mm.), 121 leaves (of 133), [*6+1 a–m10 n6], 6-line initial in blue with red penwork decoration, 2- to 6-line initial spaces, a few leaves rubricated, 9 leaves of contemporary manuscript at start containing the register (by a south German or Austrian scribe), early annotations throughout, a leaf of manuscript notes on final blank, contemporary Austrian(?) pigskin over wooden boards (a remboitage?), decorated to a leafy pattern with a kopfstempel (plausibly Kyriss 154, active 1473-1497), 2 later clasps in period style, lacking first quire (supplied in contemporary manuscript) and c4-6 (supplied in old photocopy) and n5-6 (blanks), rebacked reusing an old vellum spine covering, later board liners, lacking original catchplates
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