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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    MARCHESINUS, Joannes. Mammotrectus super Bibliam. Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 23 September 1479. 4° (215 x 141mm). 258 leaves (of 260, with f.235 blank but lacks 2 leaves in the last quire), 38 lines, double-column, gothic letter (margins of the last 12 leaves rotted through damp with severe loss of text, marginal and textual worming as far as d1 with slight loss of text, a little worming in inner margins from y6-a5 occasionally touching a letter of text, water- and dampstaining increasing towards the end of the book). 17th-century vellum (rebacked, soiled). HC 10559*; BMC V, 180; Goff M-239.

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    MARCHESINUS, Joannes. Mammotrectus super Bibliam. Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 23 September 1479. 4° (215 x 141mm). 258 leaves (of 260, with f.235 blank but lacks 2 leaves in the last quire), 38 lines, double-column, gothic letter (margins of the last 12 leaves rotted through damp with severe loss of text, marginal and textual worming as far as d1 with slight loss of text, a little worming in inner margins from y6-a5 occasionally touching a letter of text, water- and dampstaining increasing towards the end of the book). 17th-century vellum (rebacked, soiled). HC 10559*; BMC V, 180; Goff M-239.


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