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VARIA CARMINA. by  Sebastian.: BRANT - Hardcover - from Roger Middleton and Biblio.com

VARIA CARMINA.

by BRANT, Sebastian.:

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No publishing details, [Strassburg Johann Reinhard Gruninger], 1498.. INCUNABLE, SECOND EDITION(?) FIRST PART OF TWO ONLY, 1498. Small 4to bound in fours and sixes, signatures: a6, b-c4, d6, e-f4, g6, h-k4, l6; approximately 200 x 145 mm, 8¼ x 5¾ inches, 4 woodcuts to title page, larger black Gothic letters as headings to poems, 52 leaves only, lacks part 2, leaves 53-128, bound in modern wine coloured half morocco, marbled boards, gilt lettering and rules to spine, new endpapers. Tiny repair to outer margin of title page, small pale stain to outer margin of many pages, not affecting text, 1 lower corner has tiny tear, paper fault, pale age-browning to a few pages, last page has 1 line of manuscript note in red ink, all upper corners have been numbered in old ink: 309-360, the book may have been part of a Sammelband at sometime, 2 tipped in old catalogue descriptions on endpaper, a few small ink splashes to margins of last leaf, otherwise a very good copy of the first part only, religious poems, the second part contains secular poems. See: Goff, Incunabula in American Libraries, page 135, B-1100; Polain, Catalogue des Livres Imprimes au Quinzieme Siecle des Bibliotheques de Belgique, Volume 1, page 535, No 861. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
  • Bookseller: Roger Middleton GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 19318
  • Title: VARIA CARMINA.
  • Author: BRANT, Sebastian.:
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Place: No publishing details, [Strassburg Johann Reinhard Gruninger], 1498.
  • Keywords: incunable incunabula religious poems incunables

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