Lot 162 of 515:
Incubular edition of The Gold Legend  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$3,000
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Lombardica historia
Author:
Jacobus de Voragine
Place:
[Reutlingen]
Publisher:
[Johann Otmar]
Date:
1485
Description:

311 (of 312) leaves (lacking the final leaf, a blank). Text in two columns; rubricated initials. (folio) 29.5x20 cm (11¾x8"), modern calf in antique style. 

The Lombardica Historia, or Legenda Aurea (The Golden Legend) of the 13th century chronicler and eccleasiast Jacobus da Varagine. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Substantial worming in the early part of the book, diminishing later on, first leaf silked; lacking the final leaf, a blank; some light marginal staining; good to very good.
 
Item number:
304133
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