London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
AUGUSTINUS, Saint (354-430). Sermones sancti ad heremitas. [Strassburg: printer of 'Casus breves' (Georg Husner), about 1493-94]. Small 4° (190 x 140mm). 108 leaves, 34 lines & headline, gothic type, initials supplied in red in first half, red capital strokes in first half (lightly browned, recto of first leaf and verso of final leaf soiled, light spotting or light soiling). 19th-century calf (covers detached, worn). Provenance: The property of a religious institution. GW 3006 (pseudo-Augustinus); HC 1998*; BMC I 161; Goff A1318.
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