Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
 
 

Move your mouse over an image to pause it
Click the image to view.

Author Name    Caracciolus, Robertus

Title   Sermones De Laudibus Sanctoru[M] Fratris Roberti De Litio Ordinis Mino[Rum] Episcopi Aquinat[E]n[Sis]. Incunabula

Binding   Full-Leather

Book Condition   Good

Publisher   Basel Kesler 1490

Seller ID   6955

Sermones de Laudibus sanctoru[m] Fratris Roberti de Litio ordinis mino[rum] Episcopi Aquinat[e]n[sis]. Basilee imp[r]essum : p[er] Nicolau[m] Kesler ..., M. Ccccxc [1490] (Sermones de laudibus sanctorum. , Caracciolus, Robertus, Basel: Nicolaus Kesler, 26 Feb. 1490) Complete with title page and colophon page with date and printing information, 398 pages. This is a rare incunable folio -dating back to 1490, WITH SCARCE TITLE PAGE - the hard to find Basel edition of the works of the famous medieval preacher and monk Robertus Caracciolus; with the printing date of February 26, 1490 and the famous Kesler engraved printing device. "The productions of Kesler's press are very rarely met with. The present affords a fine copy, with ample margins, of one of the noblest specimens of his press. It is described in Panzer, vol. I. P. 168." The book is handsomely printed in double columns with capital spaces, pagination is a9 (stat 10) b4 (stat 6) c6 d8 e6 f8 g6 h8 i6 k6 l8 m6 n7 A6 B6 C8 D6 E8 F6 G6 H8 J6 K6 L8 M6 N6 O6 P6 B 186 unnumbered leaves (stat 189) or 362 pages. It is a folio measuring 8.5" x 12" (22.5 cm x 30.5 cm) ISTC No. : ic00148000, References: Goff C148; H 4485*. Condition is good. Title page has a neat repair at the top edge of the title page, with some old notations and an ownership date of 1622 , soiled and worn edges. Pages have very occasional contemporary notations and marginalia, mostly clean with some foxing and age. Page E5 has a tear at bottom edge not affecting text, there are a few contemporary notations along with several pointing hands. Colophon page has an archivally repaired clean tear. First and last blanks are renewed, but otherwise all present. Binding is very handsome. Old leather boards with a beautiful patina, new spine with 5 raised bands, red leather spine label with bright gilt - quite lovely. Robertus Caracciolus, also known as Roberto Caraccioli and Roberti de Littio was born in 1425 of a noble family in Lecci (Littio) in the Kingdom of Naples. By the age of 30 he had obtained such a reputation for excellent speaking and preaching that he was honored by a Brief from Pope Nicholas V. Caraccioli was employed in honorable commissions by Popes Callixtus III and Sixtus IV. He was also appointed Bishop of Aquino (home of Thomas Aquinas) and also of Lecci, where he died in 1495, five years after the printing of this book. His Sermons in Praise of the Saints was first printed in 1489 in Venice, this edition followed shortly thereafter; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 398 pages

Price = 4999.00 USD


Featured Item
Divine inspiration  Or The supernatural influence exerted in the communication of divine truth and its special bearing on the composition of the ..., Henderson, E
Divine inspiration Or The supernatural influence exerted in the communication of divine truth and its special bearing on the composition of the ...
Henderson, E
30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Pirke De Rabbi Eliezer (The Chapters of Rabbi Eliezer the Great) According to the Text of the Manuscript Belonging to Abraham Epstein of Vienna, Friedlander, Gerald
Pirke De Rabbi Eliezer (The Chapters of Rabbi Eliezer the Great) According to the Text of the Manuscript Belonging to Abraham Epstein of Vienna
Friedlander, Gerald
50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Other Man  Conversations with Graham Greene, Allain, Marie-Francoise & Graham Greene
The Other Man Conversations with Graham Greene
Allain, Marie-Francoise & Graham Greene
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Saints, Sinners and Comedians  The Novels of Graham Greene, Sharrock, Roger
Saints, Sinners and Comedians The Novels of Graham Greene
Sharrock, Roger
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Peter Abelard Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans, Stephen R. Cartwright (Trans. )
Peter Abelard Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans
Stephen R. Cartwright (Trans. )
40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Isidoriana Coleccion De Estudios Sobre Isidoro De Sevilla, Publicados Con Ocasion Del XIV Centenario De Su Nacimiento Por Manuel C. Diaz Y Diaz, Bajo El Patrocinio Cientifico De Las Facultades De Filosofia Y Letras De Las Universidades De Espana, a Costa Y Por La M, Diaz Y Diaz, Manuel C. (Ed. )
Isidoriana Coleccion De Estudios Sobre Isidoro De Sevilla, Publicados Con Ocasion Del XIV Centenario De Su Nacimiento Por Manuel C. Diaz Y Diaz, Bajo El Patrocinio Cientifico De Las Facultades De Filosofia Y Letras De Las Universidades De Espana, a Costa Y Por La M
Diaz Y Diaz, Manuel C. (Ed. )
125.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Three Middle English Sermons from the Worcester Chapter Manuscript F. 10, Grisdale, D. M. (Ed. )
Three Middle English Sermons from the Worcester Chapter Manuscript F. 10
Grisdale, D. M. (Ed. )
40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Faces of Women in the Sermons of Jacques De Vitry
Muessig, Carolyn
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@greekdramabooks.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie