[Augustine of Hippo, Saint]
'MEDITATIONES DIUI AUGUSTINI EPISCOPI HYPPONENSIS. SOLILOQUIA EIUSDEM MANUALE EIUSDEM. CASTIGATISSIME.' [COLOPHON: BRESCIA: ANGELUS BRITANNICUS, 8 OCTOBER, 1498]
8vo (5 5/8 x 4 in.;143 x 102mm). [*4] a-n8 o10 l8 m12 p8. Text in double columns, 32 lines to a column, Gothic letter, woodcut chapter initials; a few spaces, mostly with guide letters, a few early marginal annotations, some slight spotting and staining, some headlines cropped, title-page slightly soiled and repaired in margins. Full light blue morocco signed by Gozzi Modena (1970), covers with double rules in blind, decorative gilt central medallions, spine with raised bands in six compartments second of which gilt-lettered, gilt inner dentelles, velum doublures, blue watered silk free endleaves; minor sunning to spine, one or two snags to endleaves.
Sotheby's London, 3 December 1998, lot 223
BMC VII 980; H 1951; Goff A1294; GW 2972; IGI 1013