Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 191

 
Flavius Josephus - Historien und Bücher 1581.


 
191
Flavius Josephus
Historien und Bücher 1581.
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 595
Sold:
€ 780 / $ 928

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Josephus, Flavius, Historien und Bücher: Von alten Jüdischen Geschichten ... Vom Jüdischen Krieg, und der Statt Jerusalem und des gantzen lands zerstörung ... Von der Juden altem Herkommen wider Apionem Grammaticum ... - Hegesippus, Fünff Bücher: Vom Jüdischen Krieg, und endlicher zerstörung der herzlichen und gewaltigen Statt Jerusalem. Jetz newlich auß dem Latein auffs trewlichest verteutschet ... With together 2 woodcut title borders (rep.), 131 woodcuts in the text by T. Stimmer as well as 2 large woodcut printer'sdevices (rep.). Strasbourg, Th. Rihel 1581. Blindtooled pigskin binding over wooden boards with 2 metal clasps. Small folio. 5 non-numb., 524 numb., 20 non-numb. ll.; 5 non-numb., 118 numb., 5 non-numb. ll.
VD 16, J 985 und H 1264. - Muller III, 548, 72 und 73. - Fürst II, 122 and vgl. I, 376. - Not in BM STC and in Adams. - Fifth Strasbourg edition of the two works by Rihel, which are often offered in combination. This free translation by Konrad Lauterbach. Thieme/B. (XXXII, 59) counts the woodcuts among the most beautiful products of German woodcutting art in the second half of the 16th century. - Slightly browned and waterstained in places, at the beginning with some worming, with squeeze marks and fingerstained, 2 ll. with marginal tear (1 rebacked), title cut out and mounted, endpapers renewed. Binding stained, spine edges and clasps restored.
Not in BM STC and in Adams. Fifth Strasbourg edition of the two works by Rihel, often offered in combination. With 2 woodcut title borders (rep.), 131 woodcuts in the text and 2 large woodcut printer'sdevices (rep.). Blindtooled pigskin binding over wooden boards with 2 metal clasps. - Slightly browned and waterstained in places, with some worming, with squeeze marks and finger stains, 2 ll. with marginal tear (1 rebacked), title cut out and mounted, endpapers renewed. Binding stained, spine edges and clasps restored.

191
Flavius Josephus
Historien und Bücher 1581.
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 595
Sold:
€ 780 / $ 928

(incl. 20% surcharge)