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[BINDING - 16th CENTURY ENGLISH]. HOMER (?8th century B.C.). Opera, in Latin. Antwerp: Joannes Grapheus, 1528.

Volume II only (of 2, lacking Vol.I), small 8vo (150 x 96 mm). Woodcut device on final leaf; section titles. (Lacking VI-2 (ff. 153 and 154), a few marginal annotations or markings, marginal rust-holes affecting ca 7 leaves, some mostly marginal staining.) Contemporary English blind-blocked dark calf over oak boards, upper cover blind-stamped in four compartments depicting St. George, St. Barbara. St. Michael and St. Katherine with binder's initials "GR" (Oldham QUAD 3) , lower cover with royal panel (Oldham HE 32); portion of old manuscript on vellum and 4 printed leaves used as binder's waste (rebacked preserving two spine compartments, lacking clasps, lower cover slightly damaged affecting printer's initials, some minor wear, a few tiny worm holes). Adams H-769.


Property from the Collection of Rhoda H. Clark and The Monastery Hill Bindery
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[BINDING - 16th CENTURY ENGLISH]. HOMER (?8th century

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 23, 2020
Starting Price $100
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