DICTA DE ARBORE QUAE DICITUR IMAGO HOMINIS
[Esslingen: Conrad Fyner, c. 1477-1479]
4to (217 x 140mm.), 28 leaves, [a-b10 c8], 30 lines, gothic type, some woodcut initials (coloured red), red initial-strokes and underlining, traces of manuscript quire catchwords, modern boards, last leaf slightly soiled
The only fifteenth-century edition of this devotional text. Fyner began printing in Esslingen in 1472.
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.