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Brant, Sebastian
STULTIFERA NAVIS [TRANSLATED INTO LATIN BY JACOBUS LOCHER PHILOMUSUS, WITH THE ADDITION OF PHILOMUSUS’ CARMINA VARIA]. STRASSBURG: JOHANN (REINHARD) GRÜNINGER, 1 JUNE 1497
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LOT SOLD. 22,500 GBP
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Brant, Sebastian
STULTIFERA NAVIS [TRANSLATED INTO LATIN BY JACOBUS LOCHER PHILOMUSUS, WITH THE ADDITION OF PHILOMUSUS’ CARMINA VARIA]. STRASSBURG: JOHANN (REINHARD) GRÜNINGER, 1 JUNE 1497
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Brant, Sebastian
STULTIFERA NAVIS [TRANSLATED INTO LATIN BY JACOBUS LOCHER PHILOMUSUS, WITH THE ADDITION OF PHILOMUSUS’ CARMINA VARIA]. STRASSBURG: JOHANN (REINHARD) GRÜNINGER, 1 JUNE 1497
4to (217 x 153mm.), 112 leaves (numbered in print as follows: 1-4, 7, 6-20, 15, 24-32, 35-116), A6 B-I6.4 K-V4.6 x-y6, 35-39 lines plus headline, roman type, 118 woodcut vignettes from 78 blocks, occasional Latin and German manuscript verse added in the margin by a late fifteenth- or early sixteenth-century German reader, contemporary blind-stamped half pigskin over wooden boards, one clasp with catch, spine painted white with a blue section at foot of spine with the shelfmark, occasional light browning or staining, later pastedowns of blue paper, repair to head of spine using old pigskin
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Provenance

Jesuit College of Rottenburg, 1662, inscription on fol. a1 recto, possibly obtained from Peter Klaus, parson in Neuhauser (the college was dissolved in the late eighteenth century)

Literature

ISTC ib01089000

Catalogue Note

A sound copy of the fourth printed edition of the Latin translation of the Brant’s popular satire of the foolishness of mankind.

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