The Seven Sages of Rome and Seven Other Texts, 1490; 1485-1491

The Historia septem sapientum at hand is the sixth work within a sammelband of eight incunables. It is the seventh Latin edition and is accompanied by seven other texts, mostly of a religious, moral or spiritual nature.
Contemporary Saxonian (Leipzig?) blind-stamped calf over thick wooden boards, remains of one fore-edge clasp. Worn, some loss of cover material on corners and ends of spine, new pastedowns. In a modern green half morocco Solander box. 23 full-page woodcut illustrations from 11 blocks
200 x 144 mm, 50 leaves



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