29 October 1992,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 5,280
USD 4,000 - USD 5,000
ABU ALI YAHYA IBN ISA IBN GUZLAH AL BAGHDADI. Tacuini aegritudinum. Strassburg: Johann Schott 1532.
2 parts, title within ornamental woodcut border depicting vine and birds, the tables with a repeat of three woodcut ornaments at the foot of each page.
Adams A-68; NLM/Durling 4774; Müller, Bibl. stras. Jean Schott 205.
IBN BUTLAN. Tacuini sex rerum. Strassburg: Johann Schott 1533.
3 pages with red printing, 40 pages each with a woodcut panel BY HANS WEIDITZ at foot showing a variety of subjects illustrating the tables, including plants, animals, the humors, diseases and cookery.
Adams I-12; Kristeller, Strassburger Buchillustration, 475, 478; Benzing, Bibliographie strasbourgeoise 1884; Müller, Bibl. stras. Jean Schott 209.
Folio, 295 x 200mm. (11 5/8 x 7 7/8in.), old vellum, rebacked, first work very slightly wormed, some old staining, first and last leaves reinforced at gutter.
Provenance: Paolo Mezzi, engraved bookplate on verso of title; A.L.S., nineteenth-century bookplate; Juan Carlos Ahumada, bookplate; the present owner.
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