London, South Kensington
16 February 2001
BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM FOYLE
INNOCENT III. Libri sex, de sacro altaris mysterio, edited by J. Dobneck, Leipzig: Nicolaus Faber, 1534. 4°, title printed in red and black, with large woodcut coat-of-arms, a few historiated initials (lacks final blank Z4, small piece torn from margin of title, lightly browned or spotted), later vellum, morocco lettering-piece, red morocco bookplate of W. A. Foyle, Beeleigh Abbey; Ernst ?Geldart, ownership inscription on endpaper, dated 2 August 1849. Adams I126; BM STC German, p. 430.
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