727.

SIXTUS IV

De sanguine Christi et De potentia Dei.

Nürnberg, Fr. Creussner, 1474

[96 (of 97)] ff. (lacking blank f. 88; ff. 4-10 bound as 8-10, 4-7), 33 ll. (some marginal soiling, 1st f. underlaid) [bound with] ANDREAE, Johannes - Super arboribus consanguinitatis, affinitatis et cognationis spiritualis. Nürnberg, Fr. Creussner, 1477. [10] ff., 34 ll. 2 works in 1 vol., folio.

19th-c. quarter leather, marbl. paper boards, gilt flat spine with red label (rubbed). Excellent well-preserved rubricated copy with wide margins.

1. 2nd issue (1st dated 1473) of 2 theological treatises by the later Pope Sixtus IV (1471-1484). Ref. ISTC is00580000. - Goff S-581. - BMC II: 446. - CIBN S-296. - BSB-Ink S-444. - Not in Polain (3552 = 1473). 2. Popular work by the Italian canon lawyer Giovanni d’Andrea (1270-1348) on the legal status of relationships. With 3 full-page woodcuts: trees of consanguinity and affinity, visual tools that were indispensable for questions of marriage. Rubricated copy. Ref. ISTC ia00604000. - GW 1688. - Goff A-604. - Polain 176. - BMC II:449. - CIBN A-341. - BSB-Ink I-289. Prov. "R. della Faille", Antwerp bibliophile d. 1878 (pencil note on front endpaper). - Marquis de Granges de Surgères, French bibliophile 1850-1902 (armorial bookpl.). - [Georges Petit].

€ 4.500 / 6.000

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