TEXTORIS, GUILLERMUS, DE AQUISGRANO
Sermo de passione Christi, sive Sermo historialis passionis dominicae; Dialogus beatae Mariae et Anselmi de passione Christi. Pseudo-Bernardus [i.e. Oglerius de Tridino], De planctu B.V.M. [Basel: Michael Wenssler] for Guillaume de Rochefort, [not after 26 September 1486]
4to (205 x 145mm.), 114 leaves, a-n8 o10, 33 lines, gothic type, initials, paraphs, initial strokes and underlining in red, some larger initials with traces of silver, nineteenth-century half calf, paper gilt lettering-pieces, binding slightly worn
FIRST EDITION. This collection of sermons by the Basel preacher Textoris (c. 1420-1512) was printed at the behest of the French chancellor, Guillaume de Rochefort, who is named in the heading on a2.
Capuchin convent of Agonia Domini, Nothgottes (near Rüdesheim am Rhein), inscription on title-page
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