London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
AUGUSTINUS, Saint (354-430). De civitate dei. Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 9 February 1486/87. 4° (241 x 176mm). 207 leaves only (of 208), 50 lines & headline, gothic type, double column (lacks final blank, some mainly marginal soiling and staining, stronger at beginning and end, a few leaves with stains in text). 19th-century half vellum and boards (very soiled, extremities rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: The property of a religious institution. HC 2056; BMC I 52; Goff A-1245.
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