829. [Italy - Venice]

CARACCIOLUS Robertus, O.F.M.

Sermones de timore divinorum iudiciorum [and: Sermo de morte].

Venice, J. de Colonia and J. Manthen, 1475

4to: [94] ff., 40 ll. (incl. initial and final blank; margins soiled and spotted, wormholes in 1st and last ff., wormtrack in blank inner margin of quire h).

Old quarter sheep over wood, gilt spine on 3 raised bands (sl. loosening, wormed, head def., clasp and catch gone). Good wide-margined copy.

2nd ed. (1st 1473) of a number of sermons by the famous Italian Franciscan preacher Caracciolo (1425-1495). Printed in gothic type, in 2 columns. Capital spaces with guide-letters. On a2r a 7-line initial in blue with red penwork extending into the inner margin, and at the bottom a shield in red with green and red flowers and blue penwork extending into the margin between the columns. Cont. manuscript addition on blank pp. at end. Ref. ISTC ic00184000. - GW 6110. - Goff C-184. - BMC V:226. - Not in BSB-Ink, CIBN, Polain. Prov. Occ. reader’s marks. - Initials "P | AL" at bottom of decorated f. a2r. - Unidentified collector’s stamp "Thomas Hercules Sil?". - [Georges Petit].

€ 1.500 / 2.000

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