Lot 33 of 613:
Medieval Treatise on Church Symbolism  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$270
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Rationale Divinorum Officiorum

Author:
Durand, Guillaume

Place:
Venice

Publisher:
Apud Graticsum Perchacinum

Date:
1577

Description:

[4], 375 ff.  20.5cm x 14.5cm (8" x 5¾"). Elaborate printer's ornament on the title page, emblem on the colophon. Woodcut historiated initials. (4to), old vellum with hand lettering faded on spine, decorative endpapers, all edges red.

A classic medieval treatise on church architecture, symbolism, and liturgy.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine ends worn, joints starting at ends, front board lightly bowed, endpapers wrinkled with a 2" tear to front pastedown; title page and ffep bear marks in pen, early institutional stamp on title page, pages show unobtrusive dampstaining; very good.


 
Item number:
295739
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