Postilla super epistolas et evangelia

Basel: Michael Furter, After 1500.

Early Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Good Condition. Item #047306

Rebound in full leather in an antique style with an inset illustrations on covers, bookplates on added endpapers. Lacking the title and calvary woodcut which has been replaced by the slightly ragged title from the 1492 edition printed by Heinrich Quentell. also lacking leaves xlix and li-lv, five leaves total and the five woodcuts (though xlix is a repeat). Leaf xvi missing the bottom half (not touching the woodcut) and replaced with plain paper, scattered stains, a few leaves with mostly minor repairs, a number of annotations in a contemporary hand. 85 of 92 leaves, 47 of 53 woodcuts (though with the addition of the replaced title woodcut).

Fine woodcuts from the gospels - there were a number of Furter editions and two that were previously dated 1498 and 1499 by Goff but are now viewed as after 1500 (or 1501). This is almost identical to ISTC ig00665000 but with the capitals printed instead of left blank and a few woodcuts switched. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Inventory No: 047306.

Price: $3,000.00

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