18 November 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 822
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Minorica elucidativa. Edited by Nicolaus de Louvanio. Paris: [Etienne Jehannot] for Jean Petit, '22 March 1499' [c.1502].
Chancery 8° (137 x 89mm). Gothic type, woodcut Petit device on title, a few initial spaces. (Repaired wormtracks in final quire affecting a few letters, spotting.) Modern brown morocco, gilt turn-ins, by Weckesser and Sons. Provenance: 16th-century inscriptions on title verso and at end; underlinings.
A reprint, including the date, of Bocard's edition. HC 1651 & 1652; CIBN II, p.262; BMC VIII, 199; Goff M-588.
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