1553 In Sacrosanctum Jesu Christi Domini Nostri..., Johann Wild


Here's an opportunity to own a nice looking, freshly bound, 16th century work at an affordable price. Unfortunately, before I sent it to my binder, I didn't check the pagination; the pages 145-485 are not present. Still, there's some historical value here, and a nice binding. Will display very well.

About the Works -

German Franciscan Johann Wild's commentary on the writings of John.

About the Provenance -

I can't make out the manuscript inscription, but the stamp indicates it was in a Carmelite convent at some time("Couvent des Carmes.") There is some cool annotations in the margins, in an "old hand".

Bibliographic Details -

Looks like two different printers issued this edition, but this Nivelle printing is rarer; Universal Short Title Catalogue records one copy in the world's libraries - USTC No. 204514. It's held at the BNF in Paris.

Pettegree, Walsby and Wilkinson - 91141

Physical Attributes -

Measures approx. 17.5 x 11 x 3 cm. Leather binding. Spine with four raised bands. Title in gilt in one compartment, year at base of spine in gilt. Boards framed in double blind fillet.

Pages - iv, 1-144, (145-484 missing), 485-564

Condition -

Missing substantial portion, although bound as a complete book. See pictures. New leather binding. Ex libris marks on title page including manuscript and a stamp. Title page repaired at gutter. Thumbing throughout. Moisture stain throughout. Some toning. Occasional fox spot, candle ember mark, annotations, etc..

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