Description

Pantaleon (Heinrich) Prosopographiae herorum atque illustrium virorum totius Germaniæ, 3 parts in 1, first edition, collation: ()6 a-z6 A8 †6; a4 A-Z Aa-Nn6 Oo8 *6; A6 AA-ZZ AAa-ZZz Aaa6 a6, titles with woodcut printer's device recto and small woodcut portrait of the author verso, numerous woodcut portraits in text, part 1 colophon f., part 2 errata f. at end, part 3 final f. blank, occasional spotting and staining (for latter see in particular part 3 CCc6 and DDd1&2), lightly browned in places, Basel, Nicolaus Brylinger, 1565-1566 bound with Pantaleon (Heinrich) Chronographia ecclesiae Christi, in qua dilucide patrum et doctorum praecipvorum ordo, collation: A-V4, title with woodcut printer's device, first few ff. (including title) little frayed, occasional light spotting or staining, Basel, Heirs of Nicolaus Brylinger, 1568, together 2 works in 1 vol., attractive ornately blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, including small portraits of Erasmus, amongst others, lacking clasps, lower corners and edges worn, lightly soiled, rubbed, folio (312 x 192mm.)

⁂ A solid wide-margined copy of this biographical dictionary, which is rarely found complete. Entries include an early biography and portrait of the anatomist Vesalius; also Erasmus (a lengthy entry); the printer Froben and Luther.

Provenance: Paul Anton Wickart (engraved bookplate and ink inscription dated 1802 to final verso).

Literature: I: Adams P179; VD16 P 228, P 229 & P 230. II: Adams P175; VD16 P 218.

Lot 5

Pantaleon (Heinrich) Prosopographiae herorum atque illustrium virorum totius Germaniæ, 3 parts in 1, first edition, Basel, Nicolaus Brylinger, 1565-1566.  

Hammer Price: £1,350

Description

Pantaleon (Heinrich) Prosopographiae herorum atque illustrium virorum totius Germaniæ, 3 parts in 1, first edition, collation: ()6 a-z6 A8 †6; a4 A-Z Aa-Nn6 Oo8 *6; A6 AA-ZZ AAa-ZZz Aaa6 a6, titles with woodcut printer's device recto and small woodcut portrait of the author verso, numerous woodcut portraits in text, part 1 colophon f., part 2 errata f. at end, part 3 final f. blank, occasional spotting and staining (for latter see in particular part 3 CCc6 and DDd1&2), lightly browned in places, Basel, Nicolaus Brylinger, 1565-1566 bound with Pantaleon (Heinrich) Chronographia ecclesiae Christi, in qua dilucide patrum et doctorum praecipvorum ordo, collation: A-V4, title with woodcut printer's device, first few ff. (including title) little frayed, occasional light spotting or staining, Basel, Heirs of Nicolaus Brylinger, 1568, together 2 works in 1 vol., attractive ornately blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, including small portraits of Erasmus, amongst others, lacking clasps, lower corners and edges worn, lightly soiled, rubbed, folio (312 x 192mm.)

⁂ A solid wide-margined copy of this biographical dictionary, which is rarely found complete. Entries include an early biography and portrait of the anatomist Vesalius; also Erasmus (a lengthy entry); the printer Froben and Luther.

Provenance: Paul Anton Wickart (engraved bookplate and ink inscription dated 1802 to final verso).

Literature: I: Adams P179; VD16 P 228, P 229 & P 230. II: Adams P175; VD16 P 218.

Terms and Conditions

All bidders accept full liability for bids submitted.

Please note that by submitting a bid you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions.

Newsletter Signup

Keyword Alerts

NewsletterNewsletter