London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
NIDER, Johannes (c.1380-1438). Praeceptorium divinae legis, sive Expositio decalogi. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 28 July 1496.
Median 4° (224 x 160mm). Gothic type, initial spaces with guide-letter, A2 rubricated. (Some browning.) Contemporary Augsburg binding [Kyriss shop 84] of blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards, title stamped on upper cover, paper spine label, remains of two fore-edge clasps (lightly stained). Provenance: unidentified religious house near ?Ulm, a few contemporary annotations -- Donaueschingen, Court Library (sale Sotheby's 1 July 1994, lot 229).
HC *11796; BMC II, 442; Goff N-214.
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