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COMPLETE INCUNABULA IN ORIGINAL BLINDSTAMPED WOODEN BINDING:  Dialogorum libri quattuor by Gregorius I (Pope Gregory I) - Hardcover - 1496 - from Lyppard Books (SKU: 000591)

COMPLETE INCUNABULA IN ORIGINAL BLINDSTAMPED WOODEN BINDING: Dialogorum libri quattuor

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COMPLETE INCUNABULA IN ORIGINAL BLINDSTAMPED WOODEN BINDING: Dialogorum libri quattuor

by Gregorius I (Pope Gregory I)

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Basel: Basel: Impressi ac diligentissime correcti per Michael Furter, 1496. Full leather. Very Good. Quarto, printed by Michael Furter, Basel, 1496, with dated closing colophon. COLLATION: 58 leaves complete; signatures a8, b-f8, h4, i6. TEXT: double column, 48 lines per page with abundant red decorative initial letters in a contemporary hand. Neat paper repairs to lower margin of first 10 leaves not affecting text, feint unobtrusive paper browning, a clean complete copy. BINDING: Full contemporary blindstamped leather over wooden boards divided by blind fillets into sixteen triangular panels, each containing a rosette, fleur-de-lis, crowned 'M' [Maria] or 'IHS' blind tool (binding lightly worn with neat repair and later gilt-lettered title to head of spine). A very attractive complete copy in its original binding of the Dialogues of Pope Gregory the Great, providing accounts of the miracles of the holy men of sixth century Italy together with the life of St.Benedict. An increasingly uncommon incunabula. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES: ISTC ig00407000; Goff G407; Hain 7966*; Pell 5359; Polain(B)1704.

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Lyppard Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000591
Title
COMPLETE INCUNABULA IN ORIGINAL BLINDSTAMPED WOODEN BINDING: Dialogorum libri quattuor
Author
Gregorius I (Pope Gregory I)
Format/binding
Full leather
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Basel: Impressi ac diligentissime correcti per Michael Furter
Place of Publication
Basel
Date published
1496
Keywords
INCUNABULA INCUNABULUM INCUNABLE INKUNABELN INCUNABOLI POPE GREGORY GREGORIUS DIALOGORUM ORIGINAL CONTEMPORARY WOOD BOARDS BLINDSTAMPED WOODEN BINDING
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Incunabula and early books; Antiquarian books; Antiquarian Classics and Renaissance; Antiquarian Theology;

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Lyppard Books was established in Worcester, UK, in 2012, adopting the unusual name from Lyppard Grange, once a farm attached to the monastery of Worcester's ancient cathedral. We maintain a small and select stock of English and Continental antiquarian titles from the dawn of western printing to the 19th century, and aim to offer original, early examples of scarce and sought-after texts.

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leaves
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quarto
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