Lot Content

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
EUSEBIUS Pamphili, Bishop of Caesarea. Euangelicae demonstrationis lib.X, Paris: Robert Estienne, 1545 (1546). Title in Greek and Latin, text in Greek, woodcut basilisk device on title and 'Noli altum sapere' device on last page (title a trifle dustsoiled, inkstain on last page, lower margins of DD2&3 lightly waterstained). [Bound with:] Euangelicae praeparationis lib.XV, ibid., 1544. Title and text as above, woodcut basilisk device on title, with the final errata leaf. 2 works in  one volume, 2° (318 x 205mm). Early 18th-century English panelled calf, gilt spine (rebacked, upper cover detached).
No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.
EUSEBIUS Pamphili, Bishop of Caesarea. Euangelicae demonstrationis lib.X, Paris: Robert Estienne, 1545 (1546). Title in Greek and Latin, text in Greek, woodcut basilisk device on title and 'Noli altum sapere' device on last page (title a trifle dustsoiled, inkstain on last page, lower margins of DD2&3 lightly waterstained). [Bound with:] Euangelicae praeparationis lib.XV, ibid., 1544. Title and text as above, woodcut basilisk device on title, with the final errata leaf. 2 works in one volume, 2° (318 x 205mm). Early 18th-century English panelled calf, gilt spine (rebacked, upper cover detached).

Details
EUSEBIUS Pamphili, Bishop of Caesarea. Euangelicae demonstrationis lib.X, Paris: Robert Estienne, 1545 (1546). Title in Greek and Latin, text in Greek, woodcut basilisk device on title and 'Noli altum sapere' device on last page (title a trifle dustsoiled, inkstain on last page, lower margins of DD2&3 lightly waterstained). [Bound with:] Euangelicae praeparationis lib.XV, ibid., 1544. Title and text as above, woodcut basilisk device on title, with the final errata leaf. 2 works in one volume, 2° (318 x 205mm). Early 18th-century English panelled calf, gilt spine (rebacked, upper cover detached).

EDITIONES PRINCIPES and the first two books to be printed in Garamond's grecs du roi, based on the handwriting of the Cretan calligrapher, Angelos Vergetius who worked for François Ier at Fontainebleau. Adams E1082 & 1087; Schreiber 78. Hoffmann II, p.100.
Special Notice

No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.
;

More from FINE PRINTED BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS

View All
View All