Auction 351 Bibliography - Typography - Fine Printing - Private Presses
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BOOK ILLUSTRATION -- BALDUNG GRIEN, Hans (1484/1485-1545). (The Seventh/Eighth Commandment). 2 leaves from an unidentified German edition of Marsilius Ficinus, fol. 9 and 23, both w. 1 woodcut in cont. colouring 106 x 137 mm monogrammed in the block, texts in German on both sided. Both leaves hinged to mounts, under passepartouts.

Two woodcuts from a series of ten blocks depicting the Ten Commandments: 'You shall not commit adultery' and 'You shall not steal'. - Hollstein 226 and 229, not mentioning this Ficinus edition, gives 2 works in which the woodcuts were also used, dating from 1516 and 1518.

€ 300

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