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Denis the Carthusian 1534  

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D. Dionysii Carthusiani Enarrationes piae ac eruditae in IIII. Prophetas Maiores...

Cartusianus, Dionysius


Expensis Petri Quentell



[16], cccxxxv leaves. Illustrated title page with numerous woodcut vignettes, each book has its own preface surrounded by wood-engraved coats of arms and with a historiated initial. (Folio) 32x20 cm (12½x8"), period pigskin over wooden boards decoratively stamped in blind, two metal clasps. First Edition.

Denis the Carthusian, also known as Denys van Leeuwen, Denis Ryckel, Dionysius van Rijkel, and a number of other names, was a Roman Catholic theologian and mystic. This is the first edition of this work.

Lot Amendments

Wear and staining to pigskin with area of loss to top board near spine, metal clasps present and in working order; institutional stamp and early ownership signatures to title page, miniscule wormholes throughout, no blanks at front or rear; very good.

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