London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
Processus judiciarius Macaron contra genus humanum. [Augsburg: Günther Zainer, before 5 June 1473.]
Chancery 2° (300 x 200mm). Gothic type, initial in red. 19th-century half vellum. Provenance: Eugène Paillet (past president of the Société des Amis des Libres, lengthy bibliographical inscription, signed and dated 8 August 1888; sale Paris, 19 March 1902, lot 15) -- Walter Goldwater (bookplate; sale NY, Swann 5 December 1985, lot 106) -- Helmut Friedlaender (monogram book label).
One of a group of nine theological tracts (including lot 488) printed in uniform format and available singly or in combination; the early MS. foliation and index tab in the present copy indicate that it previously formed part of a Sammelband. The collation varies from published bibliograhies which have not taken into acount the first blank leaf, present here and conjugate with. H *8589; BMC II, 318; Goff P-1001.
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