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Denis the Carthusian 1534  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
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Title:
D. Dionysii Carthusiani Enarrationes piae ac eruditae in IIII. Prophetas Maiores...
Author:
Cartusianus, Dionysius
Place:
Coloniae
Publisher:
Expensis Petri Quentell
Date:
1534
Description:

[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
Condition:
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.
 
Item number:
306851
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