23 April 2001
HOUPPELANDE, Guillermus (d. 1492). De immortalitate animae. Edited by Ludovicus Bochin. Paris: [Pierre Le Dru for] Denis Roce, 4 September 1499.
Chancery 8o (119 x 87 mm). Collation: a-c8 (a1r title with publisher's device, a1v blank, a2r text, c8 blank). 24 leaves. 32 lines. Types: 1:1152G (title), 2:642G (text). 7-line initial space with guide-letter opening text. Woodcut Roce device [Renouard 1005], Lombard initials. 19th-century flexible vellum, red edges.
Provenance: [Christie's London, 1 April 1981, lot 47, to Lathrop Harper]
Fourth edition of this devotional work, written by a theologian on the faculty of the Sorbonne and canon of Notre Dame.
HR 8969; CIBN H-301; Pellechet Ms 6139; Goff H-495.
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