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Auction 90, Lot 388

"Illuminated printed leaf",

Subject: Illuminated printed leaf

Period: 1547 (published)

Publication: Angelici Doctoris divi Thomas Aquinatis

Color: Black & White

7 x 10.5 inches
17.8 x 26.7 cm
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From the work of the great 13th century theologian, Cardinal Thomas de Vio Gaitani. His commentary appears in smaller black type surrounding the text of Aquinas, which is rendered in the traditional larger red letter type. Included is a splendid blue, red and gold illuminated initial. A fine example of early printing by the famous firm of Luc'Antonio Giunta.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/15/2000