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Auction 186, Lot 782

NO RESERVE - Commentary on Aristotle's Political Philosophy

"[Quinti Politico] Folio LXXI",

Subject: Early Printing

Period: 1530 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.9 x 10.8 inches
20.1 x 27.4 cm
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This leaf was published during the transitional period when the new technology of printing with movable type was combined with the more labor intensive methods of hand painting. It was issued in one of John Versor's commentaries concerning Aristotle's political theories. Versor was a French Dominican, philosopher and frequent commentator on Aristotle's philosophies. A prolific writer, WorldCat shows 372 different works by Versor, mostly in the period from 1480-1530.


Condition: B

A watermarked sheet with a large dampstains and a number of small worm holes. There are professional repairs to a chip and a few adjacent tears at top left.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/9/2022