London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
VORAGINE, Jacobus de (?1229-1298). [The Golden Legend. London: Wynken de Worde for R. Pynson, 1507]. 2° (251 x 185mm). Woodcut frontispiece, woodcut illustrations (lacks all before B8 (fol.xv), A5 (fol.ccxxv), Z8 (fol.ccclx), E2 (fol.ccclxxxxiv), and everything after E3 (fol. ccclxxxxv), some light waterstaining, browning and soiling, lower corner of A5 repaired with loss of text). 19th-century speckled calf (front cover detached, worn). Provenance: Daniel Rock (1799-1871) (bookplate) -- The property of a religious institution. STC24878.5. The lot sold not subject to return.
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