Lot 216 of 515:
Funeral oration of St. Ambrose, 1656  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$330
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
S. Satyri Confessoris, d. Ambrosii fratris, in Basilica olim Portiana, nunc Sancti Victoris ad corpus Mediolani quiescentis...
Author:
Moneta, Raphael
Place:
Genvae [Geneva]
Publisher:
Ex Typographia Benedicti Guaschi
Date:
1656
Description:

[28], 398, [2] pp.; errata leaf.  Woodcut title vignette. Large woodcut initials and tailpieces. (4to) 22.8x16.2 cm (9x6"), full stiff vellum, covers elaborately tooled and gilt, covers each with painted central medallion of a bishop's coat of arms featuring unicorn and camel to each cover, all edges gilt and gauffered.

A handsomely bound copy of the funeral sermon of St. Ambrose.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some staining to vellum; a bit of faint spotting, one or two minor closed marginal tears. Very good.
 
Item number:
296271c
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