ALBERTUS MAGNUS. De laudibus beatae virginis Mariae. [Colophon:] Milan, Uldericus Scinzenler, for Aloysius de Serazonibus, 17 April 1488. 111 (of 112) lvs. (without final blank). Text in 2 cols., 46 lines, Gothic type. 4°. Recently bound in old h. vellum (from a Graduale manuscript). (Annot. in an old hand and faint stain on r° first leaf, a few marg. annot., corners (espec. lower) stained, lower outer corner wormholed in last part, without dec. initials/rubrication, last blank lacks).
result € 1600
CLENARDUS, N. Institutiones ac meditationes in Græcam linguam. Cum scholiis & Praxi P. Antesignani Rapistagnensis. (…) Huic acces. Fr. Sylburgij notæin Clenardum & Antesignanum. Lyon, A. Gryphius, 1531. (108); 414 pp.; (2) pp., 415-446 cols. Fol. Cont. vellum w. overl. sides. (Edges of back cover a bit dam., vellum a bit stained, some faint marg. stains, slightly browned).
result € 300
DIONYSIUS CARTHUSIENSIS. Insigne Commentariorum opus, in Psalmos omnes Davidicos. Cologne, P. Quentell, 1531. (4), cccx, xlv, (1) lvs. W. large woodcut printer's device on ti. & num. beautiful woodcut initials. Fol. Old blind tooled vellum over wooden brds, w. raised bands, & brass clasps & catches. (Some (faint) libr. stamps, a few marg. stains, else a fine copy).
result € 400
GEILER von KAISERSBERG, J. Navicula sive speculu(m) fatuo(rum). (Straßburg, [J. Prüss], 16 Jan. 1511). 280 unnumb. lvs. W. large woodcut with the Ship of Fools on ti. & 112 almost page-sized woodcuts after Albrecht Dürer (a.o.), mostly flanked by woodcut foliate border pieces. 4°. Cont. half blindtooled pigskin over wooden brds. w. brass clasps. (Small piece of wood of back cover and calf of 1 clasp renewed, the other clasp loosely added, libr. tickets on spine, tiny wormholes in binding and throughout the book (espec. at beginning and end), 2 small stamps, old owner's entry on ti., some marg. annot. & underl. in an old hand, piece of lower blank margin of S2 renewed, margins a bit stained/soiled in a few places, but a good and complete copy).
result € 6000
GERSON, Johannes. Secunda pars operu[m]. (Strassbourg, J. Grüninger, 1488 (3 July)). 1 (of 4) vol. 286 lvs. W. 1 fine full-p. woodcut of Saint Christopher (Schreiber 4104), & rubricated in red. Fol. Late 15th/early 16th c. richly blind tooled (floral decoration) pigskin over wooden brds. (floral decoration on back cover surrounded by a border w. animals/flowers) w. raised bands, & w. brass catches. (Clasps gone, small defect to spine, chain hole visible in back cover, lower ticket removed from front side (colour difference), faintly waterstained/browned in places).
result € 2200
JUSTINUS MARTYR. Opera non ita pridem graecè edita, nuper vero latin reddita interprete Sigismundo Gelenio (…). Par.,G. Jullianus, 1565. (8), 214, (1) lvs. Sm-8°. Cont. cf. w. small gilt dec. (Bind. rep., stamp and name entries on ti-p., stained in places, tiny wormholes in lower blank margin).
result € 150
JUSTINUS. Trogi Pompei externae Historiae in compendivm ab Iustino redactae. Externorum imperatorum vitae authore Aemylio Probo. Venice, Aldus, 1522. 204 lvs. W. woodcut printer's mark on ti. & at the end (Aldus device A5, see Aldus Press p. 557). Sm-8°. Old cf. w. raised bands & dec. gilt back, sides ruled in gilt & mottled edges. (Label for the greater part gone, bind. a bit rubbed/chafed, joints partly split,ti-p. & leaf d1 & leaf B8 a bit stained, lower blank corner last leaf torn off).
result € 600
MACROBIUS. In somnium Scipionis M. Tulii Ciceronis libri duo et Saturnaliorum Lib. VII. Par., J. Badius, 5 Nov. 1524. (6), 112, 9, (1) lvs. Title within woodcut historiated border with Badius printing press device, 13 woodcut text-ills., incl. repeats, 4 diagrams & zonal world map on D4r, dec./historiated initials throughout. - Bound after: AULUS GELLIUS. Noctium Atticarum libri undeviginti. Par., J. Badius, Oct. 1524. (8), 136, (6) lvs. Title in red & black within woodcut historiated border with Badius printing press device, & dec./historiated initials throughout. - Bound before: PETRUS CRINITUS. De Honesta Disciplina Lib. XXV, De Poetis Latinis Lib. V, et Poematon Lib. II. Par., J. Badius, Oct. 1525. (8), 109, (1) lvs. Title within woodcut historiated border with Badius printing press device, & dec./historiated initials throughout. - 3 works in 1 vol. Fol. 17th c. brown red full mor. w. raised bands, gilt dec. spine, gilt dec. coat of arms of the city of Marseille on both sides, mottled edges. (Hinges skilfully rep., headbands renewed, ti-p. of Gellius cut out and laid down, lower outer corner a bit stained, slightly browned, else a fine and well-preserved copy).
result € 3000
NIDER, J. Formicarius. Augsburg, Anton Sorg, n.d. (c. 1484). (190) lvs. Initials by hand in red & blue, rubrications by hand throughout. Fol. Mod. antique style black mor. bind. (First & last blank not present, lower margin stained in places (more so between b3 and c8, annotations by several hands) in outer margins in places, but espec. on lvs. a2 and a3, but - despite this - a very good copy w. ample margins).
result € 3600
PETRUS LOMBARDUS. Sententiarum libri I-II (of IV). (Comm. by Bonaventura). (Nürnberg, A. Koberger, 1500). 2 (of 5) parts in 1 vol. (146) lvs. (incl. 2 blanks); 192 lvs. W. first ti. printed in red, num. woodcut initials and large woodcut at the end. Fol. Fine cont. richly blind tooled pigskin over wooden brds. w. raised bands, w. brass clasps and catches. (A few small dam. to bind., faintly waterstained in places, a few tiny wormholes, annot. on ti. and on v° last leaf in an old hand, a bit thumbed at the beginning).
result € 1300
ROLEVINCK, Werner. Fasciculus temporum (Dutch transl. with additions). Utrecht, Johann Veldener, 14 Febr. 1480. (8), cccxxx lvs. Printed in Gothic type, w. 38 lines & beautifully illustrated a large woodcut at beginning and end, first leaf of preface and first leaf of main work both within woodcut border, numerous woodcuts in the text (incl. views of towns, coats of arms, chronological and geographical schematic figures, Tower of Babel, Noah's Ark, the Destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar, etc.), in cont. handcolouring. Fol. Early 17th c. full calf binding over wooden brds., w. raised bands, richly blind tooled sides w. decorative roll borders, brass catches, bound in 1622 by Claes Gerretsz. (Bind. skilfully rep., 1 catch & all clasps lacking, ff. 277 & 330 in facsimile on old paper, title-p. cut out and laid down (some letters missing), holes in 1st 5 lvs. & in f. 189 w. loss of a few letters, margins cut short (affecting printed marginalia), (inner) margins strengthened/repaired in places, manuscript additions (text & coats of arms) on f. 216, some dampstaining/soiling, a bit thumbed in places).
result € 5500
SOUTER LIEDEKE(N)S, ghemaect ter eeren Gods op alle die Psalmen va(n) David: tot stichtinghe en een gheestelike vermakinghe van allen Christe(n) Mensche(n). Antw., S. Cock, 1540 (June 12th). (4), 182 lvs. (Tog. 192 lvs. (24 sheets: a4, A-Z8, a4), some mistakes in pagination). W. woodcut representation of King David playing the harp on ti-p., ti. & text printed in red & black, w. num. music scores in text. Sm-8°. Later vellum w. overl. sides. (Middle part of last leaf cut out (line 9-14), part of leaf A1 (=fol. 1) rep. w. text added in manuscript, first lvs. a bit thumbed/soiled, a few marg. stains, margins cut).
result € 5000
VORAGINE, J. de. Legenda. Opus Aureum quod Legenda Sanctorum vulgo nuncupatur, (…), & nõ mediocri diligentia fratris Claudii de Rota (...). (Lyon, N. Petit & H. Penet), 1535. (8), cxliiii lvs. W. title printed in red and black within woodcut dec. border w. woodcut printer's mark, num. woodcut initials and small charming text-ills. 4°. Cont. limp vellum w. overl. sides. (Vellum soiled, ties fail, small rep. to margin ti-p. and to last leaf, some marg. annot. in an old hand and on free endpapers, margins a bit stained/thumbed in places, a bit browned).
result € 650