Lot 8 of 515:
Legenda S. Annae, 1497  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,320
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
[Legenda S. Annae]
Author:
Anne, Saint
Place:
Leipzig
Publisher:
Melchior Lotter
Date:
1497
Description:

A⁶, B⁴, C⁶, D-E⁴ (missing A₁ and E₄). 22 of 24 leaves (missing A₁ and last blank.) 19 rubricated initials in red and blue. (4to), 8¼x6" modern black leather ruled and titled in gilt, with old wraps bound in. Edges of text block stained red.

Latin work on Saint Anne, the apocryphal mother of Mary. Printed by Melchior Lotter, one of the earliest Leipzig printers, who began working in 1495 (Pollard, et al.)

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing to spine; gutter reinforced throughout with glue remnants from stress of later endpapers; lightly toned and slightly soiled; overall very good.
 
Item number:
300553
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