NICOLAUS DE LYRA
Postilla super Psalterium (cum additionibus Pauli Burgensis et replicationibus Matthiae Doering). [Mantua: Paulus de Butzbach, 1477]
Chancery folio (290 x 195mm.), 247 leaves (of 248, without initial blank), a8 â8 b8 c-f10 gg8 g8 h-t10 u-x8 y10 z8 [et]6 8, double column, 53 lines plus headline, 5- to 11-line initials in red or blue with manuscript guide letters, some with red penwork backgrounds, some yellow initial-strokes, early annotations (some in red ink), nineteenth-century note in English on front flyleaf, early nineteenth-century half calf, small holes in u6-7 with loss of a couple of letters, last leaf becoming detached, rebacked, corners worn
Butzbach printed another edition in the same year which contained a colophon.
John Walker, of Chester and Bersham (near Wrexham), name at head of x6-7
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.