Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 194

 
Justinianus - Institutionum imperialium. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 1528


 
194
Justinianus
Institutionum imperialium. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 1528
Estimate:
€ 250 / $ 285
Sold:
€ 576 / $ 656

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
(Justinianus), Institutionum imperalium seu elementorum iurisprudentie libri quattuori iam denuo perspicaciore cura recogniti ... With 1 full-page metalcut and numerous metalcut initials. Paris, A. Bocard for J. Petit, 5th October 1528. 12 non-numb., 182 numb. ll., 4 non-numb. l. (the last blank). - Bound in: Idem, Volumen solertissime revolutu(m)que totius legalis sapie(n)tie exhibet copiementu(m). With 1 full-page metalcut and 1 large metalcut printer's devcie on the title and numerous metalcut initials. Ibidem 15 April 1527. 8 non-numb., 321 ll. - Contemp. pigskin, richly blind- and rollstamped. 4to.
Cf. Fairfax Murray 297 (edition 1516, with illustration of the metalcut). Boht edition not in BM STC, Adams and Brun. - Very rare and lavishly printed edition by André Bocard and Jean Petit: Scholio print in red and black with metalcut initials and a very nice metalcut illustration. - Front endpaper and first 3 ll. with damage caused by fire (title with the printer's device just partly preserved), head margin with browning towards the end, rear endpapers with old entries. Binding somewhat stained and bumped, else well-preserved copy.
2 works in 1 volume, not in BM STC, Adams and Brun. Scarce editions by A. Bocard & J. Petit, very fine printings in red and black, with 2 full-page metalcuts (Justinian in Council, rep.), large metalcut printer's device and numerous metalcut initials. Contemp. pigskin, richly blind- and rollstamped. - Front endpapers and first 2 leaves of vol. I with damage by fire (title only a fragment), at end upper margin with brownstain, rear endpapers with old inscriptions. Binding somewhat stained and bumped. Else good copy.

194
Justinianus
Institutionum imperialium. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 1528
Estimate:
€ 250 / $ 285
Sold:
€ 576 / $ 656

(incl. 20% surcharge)