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Auction 186, Lot 781


"[Decretals of Gregory IX] CCCXXXIIJ", Anon.

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1520 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

5.8 x 7.8 inches
14.7 x 19.8 cm
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This interesting sheet has two columns inset within the center of two larger columns of text, printed in black and red ink. At the center of the columns on recto is an engraving of the clergy. The text is from the Decretals of Gregory IX, a source of medieval Canon Law, and includes part of Book III (which pertains to the life of the Clergy), Title XXIX (which pertains to parishes).


Condition: B+

Light foxing with small stains in two corners of the sheet.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $55

Closed on 2/9/2022