Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae, Venice, 1483, later half calf
Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae, Venice, 1483, later half calf
Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae, Venice, 1483, later half calf
Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae, Venice, 1483, later half calf
Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae, Venice, 1483, later half calf
Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae, Venice, 1483, later half calf
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Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae, Venice, 1483, later half calf

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae, Venice, 1483, later half calf

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

ISIDORUS HISPALENSIS

Etymologiae. De summo bono. Venice: Peter Löslein, 1483


Chancery folio (297 x 199mm.), 132 leaves (of 136), [*4] a–h10 i12 k10 [†2] A B10 C8, double column, 58 lines plus headline, gothic type, 3- to 7-line initial spaces with printed guides, woodcut diagrams (including T-O map on g9v and full-page woodcut on e9v), early nineteenth-century half calf, lacking first quire with table of chapters, blank leaf a1 laid down, e10 with slight damage in centre (not affecting text), f6-7, i5-6 and C1 remargined at foredge, h10 repaired in margin (just touching text), small hole in text of k10, small marginal hole in A7, early annotations washed, joints broken


LITERATURE:

ISTC ii00184000; Sander 3526


PROVENANCE:

"Joannis Petri Pascutii Bodiani et amicorum", washed inscription at head of title-page, i.e. Giovanni Pietro Pascoli, who wrote a grammatical tract published in Rome in 1517 (he also owned a copy of Rolewinck's Fasciculus temporum, sold Sotheby's, 13 December 2001, lot 81); James Alexander Henryson-Caird (1847-1921), armorial bookplate and signature on flyleaf; Joseph M. Gleason (died 1942), bookplate

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae, Venice, 1483, later half calf
Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae, Venice, 1483, later half calf
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