London, South Kensington
2 November 2005
ALEXANDER de Ales. Pars quarta summe theologie, [Lyon: J. Myt for A. Koberger, 1516]. 2° (318 x 220mm). Title within an architectural woodcut border (worming to a greater or lesser extent throughout with some damage to text). Contemporary blindstamped calf over wooden boards, brass cornerpieces and lozenge-shaped centrepiece, panels of spine blindstamped in compartments (rubbed, some worming). Provenance: early ownership inscription of the Carthusians at Tubingen?. Adams A696.
ALEXANDER de Ales. Summae theologiae, pars prima [-quarta & Index], Venice: F. dei Franceschi, 1575-76. 5 parts in 4 volumes, 2° (320 x 214mm). Woodcut device on titles (occasional browning). Volume I later vellum (soiled), others contemporary limp vellum (rubbed and soiled). Adams A697; and 5 others including 2 duplicates of the above work. (10)
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