London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
BOETHIUS, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus (c.480-c.525). De consolatione philosophiae. With commentary ascribed in the text to Thomas Aquinas. - Compendiosa consolationis resumptio. Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 31 October 1493.
Chancery half-sheet 4° (190 x 130mm). Gothic type. Magister woodcut on title, a few initial spaces. (Repaired neat tear in margin, lower margin of T2 repaired just touching text.) Modern crimson morocco, tooled in gilt and blind by Angulo. Provenance: 16th-century list of grammar books on final verso with heading in English and 4-line verse in French -- unidentified Capuchin convent (17th-century title inscription).
HC *3384; GW 4556; BMC I, 278; Goff B-797.
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