2 June 1998,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,840
GBP 400 - GBP 600
[DUCA, Antonio.] Septem principum angelorum orationes cum missa e eorum antiquis imaginibus. [(?) Rome:] July 1543.
4°. Woodcut illustration to title and 7 other half-page woodcuts in text, each with title above. Printed in red and black. (Some thumb-soiling.) 17th-century limp vellum, covers gilt-panelled with central arabesque around the words "COLO ALEX CIGO" (lacking ties), g.e. Provenance: Erased ownership inscriptions at foot of title.
The woodcuts show the creation of the world, the creation of the angels, preparations for war in heaven, the subjection of Lucifer, and the angels visiting Abraham (two cuts).
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