Auction 423 / Lot n° 540

[Biblia Latina cum postillis Nicolai de Lyra et expositionibus Guillelmi Britonis in omnes Prologos S. Hieronymi et additionibus Pauli Burgensis replicisque Matthiae Doering. Venezia: Franciscus Renner, de Heilbronn, 1482-83]. Second section of this Bible edition in Latin with the elaborate commentary by Nicolas de Lyra (printed in 1482) and with annotations by Paulus Burgensis (printed in 1483) not included in the printed registrum but often present in this Bible Edition (source: https://digi.vatlib.it/inc/detail/11003185). a2 recto illuminated in Italian Renaissance style, with floral decoration in blue, pink, green and gilt within a gilt frame, capitals added in different type in red and blue ink in the first section (a few in filigree decoration), in the second section initials in red ink with some additional flower ornaments in blue and red ink. Two works in a volume, folio (296 x 205mm). [K8 verso, 10(8) verso, 34(10) verso blanks, 7(3)-7(2) and 7(9)-7(8) out of sequence]. Biblical text printed in gothic type, in two columns in center of page, surrounded by commentary in two columns, printed in smaller gothic type. Collation divide in three parts as following (identical in parts I and II to the exemplar of the Vatican Library, Inc. II.751): A-I(10), K(8) + 1-8(10), 9-10 (8), 11-30(10), 31(8), 32-33(10), 34(12) + i-o(8), p(10-1, probably without textual loss) (the third section is incomplete and it contains only the additiones by Paulus Burgensis and the replicae by Matthias Döring, relating to Psalms, Isaias, Hieremias, Ezechiel, Daniel, Osee, Amos, Abachuc and Zacharias, wormholes on A1 recto and on o-p(9), reinforced leaves of quire a, some waterstaining, stains of different origin such as ink stain (?) in the text of 8(1) verso and 8(2) recto). Modern vellum, yellow edges (light stains).

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 800 - 1,200€

Sold 1,200€
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