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SERMONES THESAURI NOVI DE TEMPORE. by  Dominican Patriarch of Jerusalem in 1329 (d. 1342).:  Petrus.  Pierre de la Palud - Hardcover - 1484 - from Roger Middleton and


by PALUDANUS, Petrus. Pierre de la Palud, Dominican Patriarch of Jerusalem in 1329 (d. 1342).:

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(Strasbourg: Printer of the Vitas patrum, 1484).. INCUNABULA 1484, text in Latin, folio, mainly bound in eights and sixes, approximately 280 x 195 mm, 11 x 7¾ inches, 350 unnumbered leaves, collation: a8 (-a1, recto title, verso blank), b6, c-i8, k6, l-z8, A-C8, D6, E-P8, Q6, R-X8, Y6 (-Y2), a2r-b6 contains the table, b6v blank, title page and Y2 supplied in facsimile, colophon on Y5v, Y6 blank, one 12-line and numerous 3- and 4-line initial spaces with printed guide letters, text in black letter, printed in two columns, rubricated opening initials in red with penwork infill, some hightlighted in silver, paragraph marks and capital strokes in red, some text letters rubricated, 1 with face drawn in.  Bound in full old speckled calf, blind ruled border to covers, raised bands with blind rules to spine, no lettering or label, no pastedowns.  Binding worn, slightly scraped and slightly marked, small chip at top of hinges which are just starting to crack at top and bottom, clasps missing, front inner hinge partly cracked, binding tight and firm, endpapers browned, tiny chip to fore-edge of a2 and a3, lower blank corner of a3 expertly repaired, tiny repair to corner of c1, l5 and V4, another to fore-edge of g6, early neat brief Latin note in about 20 margins, occasional small pen stroke, cross or number in the margin, occasional light unobtrusive underlining, very occasional small light stain or spotting to margins, very small chip to fore-edge of K5, small closed tear to margin of C2, F7, L5, P8 and T2, neatly repaired, small ink smudge on text of l5v and v2r, no loss of legibility, light brown stain to lower corner of E2v affecting small corner of text also but without loss of legibility, single worm hole to blank lower corner from V8 - X5, 2 holes from X6, 3 holes from Y3 to the end, Y5 with 2 tiny holes to margin, slightly chipped in upper margin next to inner edge, all neatly repaired, and lightly soiled on verso.  A collection of sermons for the festival days of the liturgical year. Known as the Thesaurus novus in the numerous fifteenth-century editions, this popular collection of sermons became attributed in the fourteenth to the sixteenth century to the French Dominican Petrus de Palude. Twenty-four editions printed from 1483 to 1487 have been attributed to the still unidentified Strassburg press known as the "Printer of the 1483 Vitas Patrum".  Polain Volume III, 2965; Goff 520.  MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

  • Bookseller: Roger Middleton GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 19519
  • Author: PALUDANUS, Petrus. Pierre de la Palud, Dominican Patriarch of Jerusalem in 1329 (d. 1342).:
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Place: (Strasbourg: Printer of the Vitas patrum, 1484).
  • Date published: 1484
  • Keywords: incunable incunabula sermons christianity religion festival days


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