Lot 67 of 515:
Catholic litany published by Christophe Plantin 1618  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Sacrae Litaniae Variae: Cum Breui Piaque Quotidiana Exercitatione.
Author:
Plantin, Christophe and The Catholic Church
Place:
Antverpiae [Antwerp]
Publisher:
Ex officina Plantiniana, Apud Balthasarem & Ioannem Moretos fratres
Date:
1618
Description:

259, [3], 47 pp. Numerous copper engravings, engraved title page for last section of volume; Title printed in red and black; headings and initials printed in red. (16mo) 14.5x7.5 cm (6x3"), period gilt-decorated calf; all edges gilt.

 

Rare litany published by Plantin. Christophe Plantin was an influential French Renaissance humanist and book printer and publisher living and working in Antwerp. Only 1 copy located at OCLC at the University of Texas.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
General light wear to calf, rubbing to spine, joints and extremities, bottom corners renewed with newer morocco; interior sound with faint toning and occasional light spotting, a nice copy; very good.
 
Item number:
309061
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