St Bernard, Sermoni devotissimi, Venice, 1502, modern crushed black morocco
St Bernard, Sermoni devotissimi, Venice, 1502, modern crushed black morocco
St Bernard, Sermoni devotissimi, Venice, 1502, modern crushed black morocco
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St Bernard, Sermoni devotissimi, Venice, 1502, modern crushed black morocco

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

St Bernard, Sermoni devotissimi, Venice, 1502, modern crushed black morocco

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot Sold:1,625GBP

Lot Details

Description

BERNARDUS CLARAVALLENSIS

Sermoni devotissimi... a una sua sorella monacha. (Venice: Cristoforo Pensi, 10 December 1502)


4to (205 x 148mm.), woodcut illustration on title-page depicting a preacher in front of a group of nuns and monks, woodcut initials, modern crushed black morocco by Wallis, gilt edges, small tear at foot of m1


This collection of sermons is also attributed to Thomas of Beverley (c. 1150-c. 1225). The woodcut of a preacher was previously used by Pensi in an edition of Caracciolo's sermons, printed on 10 October the same year.


LITERATURE:

Edit16 33448 (listing 4 copies); Sander 957

Condition Report

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


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St Bernard, Sermoni devotissimi, Venice, 1502, modern crushed black morocco
St Bernard, Sermoni devotissimi, Venice, 1502, modern crushed black morocco
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