London, South Kensington
9 July 2002
JOHANNES DE TAMBACO. Consolatio theologiae. Spier: Georgius de Spira, [not after 1479]. 2° (270 x 199mm). 294 leaves, 44 lines, gothic letter, initials and rubrication supplied in red. (Last leaf torn and repaired but affecting text, red stains on f.155-v, occasional light water staining and minor discolouration). ?17th-century speckled calf ruled in blind, spine with raised bands, old clasps. Provenance: 17th-century marginalia; Stadt-Bibliothek zu Trier (cancelled library stamp on f.1-1; Kais. Universitats & Landesbibliothek Strassburg (cancelled library stamp on f.1-v).
Second, but first unabridged, edition of this theological work by Johann of Dambach (1288-1372), a Dominican of Strassburg and, from 1347, a lecturer at Prague. HC (+ Add) 15236* [Eichstatt]; BMC II, 484; Goff J-436 [Strassburg].
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