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Title: Dissertatio in Aureum, ac pervetustum SS. Evangeliorum Codicem MS. Monasterii S.Emmerami Ratisbonae.
Description: 12. (Regensburg), Ionnis Michaelis Englerth, 1786, in-4, 23,5 x 19 cm, title with wood engraved vignette + frontispiece portrait of Pope Pius VI + (14) + 252 pp + (4)(index) + 3 folding engraved plates, (slightly foxed throughout). Contemporary half calf, marbled covers (rebacked). Rare study (by the librarian of the abbey of Saint Emmeran in Regensburg) of a Carolingian illuminated Missal in a contemporary ornamented binding. This is an early testimony of the nascent interest in medieval art and manuscripts in the 18th century. .


Price: EUR 1125.00 = appr. US$ 1222.70 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 15465