London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
NICOLAUS DE AUSMO (d.1453). Supplementum Summae Pisanellae. - ASTESANUS DE AST (fl. first half of 14th century). Canones poenitentiales. Nuremberg: Georg Stuchs for Anton Koberger, 20 June 1488.
Median 4° (230 x 163mm). Gothic type, illuminated by a south German (probably Nuremberg) artist, first initial in blue on punched gold ground within green, red and purple fictive frame, other initials in red or blue, red paragraph marks. (Occasional light browning or staining, marginal wormtrack in last 3 leaves.) Contemporary Nuremberg binding [Kyriss 118] of blindstamped calf over wooden boards, title lettered on upper cover (discreetly rebacked, retaining most of original backstrip, corner-, centerpieces and clasps missing).
A fresh copy. HC *2168; BMC II, 467; Goff N-66.
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