London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
RICARDUS DE SANCTO VICTORE (d. c.1173). De arca mystica. Part One, only. [Basel: Johann Amerbach], 1484.
Chancery 8° (140 x 95mm). Gothic type, initials decorated in red or blue, paragraph marks rubricated, capital strokes in yellow. (Lacking part 2, marginal tears to two leaves, light marginal dampstaining, ink staining on three leaves.) 19th-century vellum, title in gilt on red morrocco spine label, marbled endpapers. Provenance: early inscription on last blank leaf.
FIRST EDITION. HC *13912; BMC III, 756. Goff R-194.
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