75
75
Orosius, Paulus
HISTORIAE ADVERSUS PAGANOS [EDITED BY AENEAS VULPES]. VENICE: CHRISTOPHORUS DE PENSIS, DE MANDELLO, FOR OCTAVIANUS SCOTUS, 18 JULY 1499
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1,5002,000
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75
Orosius, Paulus
HISTORIAE ADVERSUS PAGANOS [EDITED BY AENEAS VULPES]. VENICE: CHRISTOPHORUS DE PENSIS, DE MANDELLO, FOR OCTAVIANUS SCOTUS, 18 JULY 1499
Estimate
1,5002,000
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Orosius, Paulus
HISTORIAE ADVERSUS PAGANOS [EDITED BY AENEAS VULPES]. VENICE: CHRISTOPHORUS DE PENSIS, DE MANDELLO, FOR OCTAVIANUS SCOTUS, 18 JULY 1499
Chancery folio (300 x 211mm.), 72 leaves, a-m6, 45 lines plus headline, roman type, 3- to 9-line white on black woodcut initials and a few initial spaces, later vellum, e2-5 loose, ink stain on e5, a few small wormholes at end, vellum slightly warped
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Literature

Goff O100; HC 12103; BMC v 473; BSB-Ink O-85; Bod-inc O-030; GW M28410

Catalogue Note

For the first edition of 1471, see lot 74. Aeneas Vulpes (Enea Volpe), the editor, was the prior of the monastery of the Holy Cross in Vicenza, where his version of the text was first printed in about 1475 (Goff O97).

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