Lot 133 of 429:
Johann Ferus sermons 1558  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Postillae, Siue Conciones F. Ioan. Feri, Metropolitanae Moguntinae Concionatoris In Epistolas & Euangelia, Quae Ad Aduentum Ad Pescha Usque In Ecclesia Christi Legi Consueuerunt
Author:
Ferus, Johann
Place:
Lugduni
Publisher:
Apud Ioannem Frellonium
Date:
1558
Description:

[24], 1008 pp. Printer's device on title page, illustrated initials, main text printed in two columns. (12mo) 16.7x10.3 cm (6¾x4"), period paneled calf with gilt-tooled decorations, spine with raised bands, gilt-tooled compartments, metal clasps and corners; all edges gilt with elaborate tooling.

Sermons by the famous Franciscan preacher and scripture scholar are collected here by Ioannes Guntherum. Front pastedown with armorial bookplate: "Fuerstlich Auerspergsche Fideicommisbibliothek Zu Laybach." With early ownership signatures and notes on the title page and blank pages at front and rear, some scattered early marginalia. An attractive, elaborately bound copy. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some scuffing and rubbing to calf, one metal clasp detached and laid in, metal corners lacking on rear board, minor chipping to spine ends; some minor wormholing to first few leaves, occasional minor dampstaining to edges, general toning; very good.
 
Item number:
306863
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