Splendidly illustrated Life of Saint Wolfgang, 1516

€18000.00
The book at hand consists of the first Latin edition of 'The Life of Saint Wolfgang' ('Vita divi Wolfgangi praesulis eximij'), preceded by 'Gesta romanorum. – Ex Gestis romanorum hystorie notabiles collecte de vicijs virtutibusque tractantes cum applicationibus moralisatis & mysticis', a popular Latin collection of moral tales. This book is very rare. No other copy has been recorded in commerce throughout the 20th century.
Early printed book.
286 x 203 mm. – Part I: 71 leaves with 52 full-page woodcut illustrations, part II: 152 leaves, with woodcut printer’s device on title.
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