• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 226

    INCUNABULA -- GENOA: Statuta Genuae, edited by Antonius Maria Visdominus. Bologna: Caligula de Bazaleriis, 30 June [after 4 July] 1498. Chancery 2° (294 x 202mm). Roman type, unrubricated. (Lacks final leaf with device, title with neat tears, lower corner missing, marginal worm-track, a few tears, with a little loss in r1, some dampstaining, f1 loose, a few others reinforced at hinge.) Near-contemporary flexible vellum (stained). Provenance: early annotations, 16th-century index written on an inserted quire at front, two additions dated 1563-4 written on flyleaves.

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    INCUNABULA -- GENOA: Statuta Genuae, edited by Antonius Maria Visdominus. Bologna: Caligula de Bazaleriis, 30 June [after 4 July] 1498. Chancery 2° (294 x 202mm). Roman type, unrubricated. (Lacks final leaf with device, title with neat tears, lower corner missing, marginal worm-track, a few tears, with a little loss in r1, some dampstaining, f1 loose, a few others reinforced at hinge.) Near-contemporary flexible vellum (stained). Provenance: early annotations, 16th-century index written on an inserted quire at front, two additions dated 1563-4 written on flyleaves.

    FIRST EDITION OF THE STATUTES OF GENOA. HC *15007; BMC VI, 837; BSB-Ink S-542; CIBN S-398; Goff S-714.


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