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Anselmus, Saint.
CUR DEUS HOMO. [STRASSBURG: GEORG HUSNER, NOT AFTER 1474]
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Anselmus, Saint.
CUR DEUS HOMO. [STRASSBURG: GEORG HUSNER, NOT AFTER 1474]
Estimation
5 0007 000
Lot. Vendu 9,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Anselmus, Saint.
CUR DEUS HOMO. [STRASSBURG: GEORG HUSNER, NOT AFTER 1474]
Chancery folio (286 x 208mm.), 30 leaves, 35 lines, Gothic letter, initials, paragraph marks, initial-strokes and underlining supplied in red, modern red morocco gilt, a few early manuscript notes in margins in black and red, library stamp on first page, one small wormhole running through fore-margins, outer upper corner of first leaf repaired neatly, binding slightly rubbed 
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Provenance

Munich University Library, "Ad bibl. Acad. Land." stamp on first leaf; Bequeathed to the Bishopric of Cornwall, by the Rev. Franke Parker, M.A., Rector of Luffincott, Devon, 1883; Cathedral of Truro, bookplates

Bibliographie

H *1137; BMC i 83; GW 2035; Goff A762

Description

first edition of Saint Anselm's greatest work, his influential treatise on the Atonement, written in 1097-98. Anselm controversially saw the death of Christ less as a ransom paid to Satan, as was previously believed, but more as a debt paid to God. 

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