[Incunabula] Cornazzano, Antonio

La vita di Cristo...

Venice: (Printed for Antonio Cornazzano), 1472. 4to (203 x 152 mm). 48 (of 71) leaves, lacking first 24 leaves (as compared with copy in Firenze, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale: Pal. E.6.4.28). 27 lines, single column. Roman type (type 1: 115/116R). Sometime bound in full paste paper, extremities and joints worn; paper spine label; blue speckled edges; text slightly trimmed; old cataloguer's notes on front endpapers; scattered marginalia; moderate soiling and staining; light to moderate dampstaining in upper gutter of all leaves; chip in top edge of rear blank. Book-plate of the Doctor Jeremiah Zimmerman Library, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, Pa., on front paste-down. ISTC ic00912000; Goff C912; BMC VII 1147; GW 7550.

Antonio Cornazzano (1430-84) was an Italian poet, writer, and biographer who wrote numerous works on a variety of subjects, including dance, government, and the military.


Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Zimmerman
United Lutheran Seminary
Estimate $800-1,200

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Sold for $780 (buyer's premium included)