Antoninus Florentinus, Confessionale [Italian], Florence, 1493, green calf-backed boards
Antoninus Florentinus, Confessionale [Italian], Florence, 1493, green calf-backed boards
Antoninus Florentinus, Confessionale [Italian], Florence, 1493, green calf-backed boards
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Antoninus Florentinus, Confessionale [Italian], Florence, 1493, green calf-backed boards

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Antoninus Florentinus, Confessionale [Italian], Florence, 1493, green calf-backed boards

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot Sold:1,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

ANTONINUS FLORENTINUS

Confessionale: Curam illius habe [Italian] Medicina dell'anima. Florence: Lorenzo Morgiani and Johannes Petri, 23 May 1493


4to (211 x 137mm.), 82 leaves, a-i8 k6 l4, 36 lines, roman type, woodcut illustration on first leaf of a saint writing at a desk, woodcut of a confession in a chapel on final verso of the woodcut initials, smaller lombard initials, nineteenth-century half green calf, l2-3 transposed, last few leaves repaired at edges


This is one of numerous editions of St Antonino's confessional handbooks which was published in Florence in the late fifteenth century; the text is known in several different versions, this edition containing the one known as Curam illius habe (see lot 143 for a different version). The fine title woodcut was previously used in Morgiani's 1491 edition of St Augustine.


LITERATURE:

ISTC ia00785000; Sander 427

Condition Report

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