Lot 132 of 429:
Saint Vincent Ferrer sermons w/original artwork on covers 1570  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Beati Vincentii Natione Hispani, Professione Sacri Praedicatorum Ordinis Theologiaeque Doctoris & Euangelicae Doctrinae Praedicatoris Celeberrimi Sermones Aestivales
Author:
Ferrer, Saint Vincent
Place:
Antuerpiae
Publisher:
Apud Philippum Nutium
Date:
1570
Description:

[24], 935 pp. printer's device on title page; woodcut initials. (16mo) 16x10 cm (6¼x4"), period full vellum, decorative spine with printed title, period artwork on front and back covers.

Sermons by Saint Vincent Ferrer. This copy with contemporary artwork on both covers. The front cover depicts a scene of what seems to be a mission being destroyed, and appears to bear the date of 1586. The rear cover depicts a figure being crucified. Rare volume in a unique period binding.

Vincent Ferrer, O.P. was a Valencian Dominican friar, who gained acclaim as a missionary and a logician. He is honored as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church and other churches of Catholic traditions, like the Iglesia Filipina Independiente.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some staining and soiling to vellum; faint institutional stamp on first blank page, scattered light foxing and dampstaining, larger areas of dampstaining towards end of volume; overall very good.
 
Item number:
306916
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