London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
BONAVENTURA, Saint (1221-1274). Opuscula. [Cologne]: B.D.V. (Bartholomaeus de Unkel [and Johann Koelhoff, the elder]), 1484[-85].
Chancery 2° (281 x 207mm). Gothic type, partly inked bearer type on title, part one decorated: major initials with penwork, smaller initials, paragraph marks and capital strokes in red, ms. guide-letters, some deckle edges and one index tab preserved. (Title mounted, a few marginal repairs, a little spotting and marginal dampstaining.) Modern rich tan morocco gilt by Sangorski and Sutcliffe (spine a little rubbed). Provenance: contemporary inscription 1482 -- Dr. George Kloss (bookplate) -- New York, General Theological Seminary Library (bookplate and stamps, sale Christie's NY, 1 October 1980, lot 17).
FIRST EDITION OF THE COLLECTED WORKS. With variant in part II as in GW. H *3463, *3497; BMC I, 242; GW 4644; Goff B-924.
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