1 June 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
TRITHEMIUS, Johannes (1462-1516). De proprietate monachorum. [Paris:] Denis Roce, [c.1505]. 8° (127 x 89mm). Woodcut printer's device on title, criblé initials. Brown morocco gilt, tooled to a Renaissance design by Lortic, brown morocco lines, silk and marbled endleaves. Provenance: Alfred Trapnell (bookplate). RARE: only two institutional copies traced (Morgan Library and Troyes). Moreau I, 1505, no.185; Pell Ms. 11190; Arnoult 1441.
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