London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
BONIFACIUS VIII (1235?-1303, Pope). Liber sextus Decretalium, with gloss of Johannes Andreae. Edited by Sebastian Brant. - JOHANNES ANDREAE. Super arboribus consanguinitatis et affinitatis. - CLEMENS V. Constitutiones - and other texts. Basel: Johann Froben and Johann Amerbach, 1 December 1500.
Chancery 4° (205 x 146mm). Printed in red and black, gothic type, half-page woodcut, woodcut diagrams, text with commentary surround. (Light dampstain, mostly marginal, fo. p1 just shaved, slightly affecting a shoulder note.) 18th-century sprinkled calf, red edges (lightly rubbed at extremities, spine labels chipped). Provenance: Brother Guillermus Goujon, monk at 'Encenisius' (contemporary title inscription stating that the book was from the convent of 'Encenisius' -- contemporary annotations.
A close reprint of Froben's 1494 edition, with the addition of a new commendatory verse by the humanist editor Brant below the colophon. HC *3626; GW 4905; BMC III, 793; Schreiber 3530; Goff B-1015.
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