Books from the Ecclesiastical Collection of Joseph Mendham (1769-1856) | 20 March 2014
Agrippa von Nettesheim (Heinrich Cornelius) - De Incetitudine & Vanitate Scientiarum & Artium atque Excellentia Verbi Dei Declamatio,
Sold for £1100
Agrippa von Nettesheim (Heinrich Cornelius)
De Incetitudine & Vanitate Scientiarum & Artium atque Excellentia Verbi Dei Declamatio,
first edition, title in woodcut border, lack final ? blank f., woodcut of 'Charitas' cut down and mounted on fly-leaf at end, some marginal worming, last few ff. lower corner holed or defective, some staining and marking, inscription obliterated at head of title, note and name on title, early marginalia and scoring, later English note at end, twentieth century calf, new endpapers, [Adams A379], Antwerp, J. Grapheus, 1530.
⁂ A satire on the lamentable state of science and the arts.
Thursday 20 March 2014, 11.00am
24 Maddox Street
Tuesday 18th March 2014 9.30 am - 5.30 pm
Wednesday 19th March 2014 9.30 am - 7.30 pm
Day of Sale from 9.30 am