Bonaventura Sammelband mit zwei äußerst seltenen frühen spanischen Drucken von M…
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Bonaventura Sammelband mit zwei äußerst seltenen frühen spanischen Drucken von Miguel de Eguía mit Schriften des Heiligen Bonaventura Mit 2 Holzschnitt Titelbll. U. Ornament. Holzschnitt-Initialen: (I…

Bonaventure Collection of two extremely rare early Spanish prints by Miguel de Eguía with writings of St. Bonaventure With 2 woodcut title pages and ornamental woodcut initials. Woodcut initials: (I) Estimulo de amor de Sant Bueauetura. Nueuamete impsso & corregido. Logrono, Miguel de Eguia, Nov. 29, 1529. 99 pp. (title, II-XCVII, 2 nn ll., sign.: a-m(1-8)). (II) Solilo(qi)uo: De Sant Buenauentura. Alcala de Henares, Miguel de (E)Guia, Dec. 12, 1525. 49 ll. (sign.: a-e(1-8), f(6), giii). 8° Flexibl. pgt. d. Zt. with calligr. R title, Spanish edges and red edges on three sides (somewhat creased and stained). (I) USTC, no. 335139. CCPB 119730-4. BCMarès I 161. BLC 37, 64. Heredia 3928. Salva 3863. Palau 290249. Porbase 224252. Wilkinson (Iberian Books) 2110. - (II) USTC, no. 335148. CCBE p. XVI, B, 2722. García 74. Martín Abad 147. Palau 290228. Wilkinson (Iberian Books) 2106. - The present volume contains early Spanish translations of "Stimulus Amoris" and "Soliloquium de quatuor mentalibus exercitiis", two devotional writings written by or attributed to St. Bonaventure i.e. Giovanni Fidanza, 1221-74, a cardinal and head of the Friars Minor who became one of the most influential theologians and philosophers of the Middle Ages. - The two volumes of the present anthology were printed in the presses of Miguel de Eguía (1495-1546) in Logroño and Alcalá, one of the most important and advanced Spanish printers of his time and publisher of Eramus. Eguía's prints are known for their distinctive typesetting in purist Gothic and round fonts, their illustrative and ornamental woodcut initials with an artistic character (of which 4 or 8 are set here), the use of red and black ink and the good quality of the paper. In addition, Eguía was famous for the renewal of Spanish printing through the use of architectural borders in the Renaissance style. The present woodcut title pages are a good example of this: "Estimulo de Amor" consists of a central typographic title print with a series of emblematic illustrations in combination with floral ornaments, "Soliloquio" additionally contains a portrait of Bonaventura reading. - Although incunabula and early prints of Bonaventura's works in the original Latin and in translation as well as prints by the Spanish master Eguía are frequently traded at auction, according to the RBH and JBP/JAP/APO there are no auction results for the present editions. According to USTC, OCLC/WorldCat, KVK and viaLibri Library Search, only 6 holdings of (I) are listed worldwide in institutional collections, of which only one copy is outside the Iberian Peninsula. Only 5 copies of (II) are known, none of them outside Spain. - Fragments of partially erased previous owner's notes and erased owner's stamp, a few leaves with very few underlinings and marginal notes. Some leaves with light foxing and small water stains in the margins. Overall an extremely well-preserved copy of this rare anthology. Anthology of two exceptionally rare early Spanish prints by Miguel de Eguía with writings by St. Bonaventure: With two woodcut title pages a. woodcut initials. - Vellum of the time with calligr. title on spine, red edges on three sides (somewhat creased and spotted). - The volume contains early Spanish translations of "Stimulus Amoris" and "Soliloquium de quatuor mentalibus exercitiis", two devotional writings written by or attributed to St Bonaventure i.e. Giovanni Fidanza, 1221-74, one of the most influential theologians and philosophers of the Middle Ages. - The two vols. of the present anthology were printed in the printing houses of Miguel de Eguía (1495-1546) in Logroño and Alcalá, one of the most important and advanced Spanish printers of his time and publisher of Eramus. Eguía's prints are known for their distinctive typesetting in purist Gothic and round fonts, their illustrative and ornamental woodcut initials with an artistic character. In addition, Eguía was famous for renewing the art of Spanish printing through the use of architectural borders in the style of the Renaissance. - Although incunabula and early prints of Bonaventura's works in the original Latin and in translation, as well as prints by the Spanish master Eguía, are frequently traded at auction, according to RBH and JBP/JAP/APO no auction results are available for the present editions. According to USTC, OCLC/WorldCat, KVK and viaLibri Library Search, there are only 6 institutional holdings listed worldwide for (I), of which only one is outside the Iberian Peninsula. Only 5 copies of (II) are known, none of them outside Spain. - Fragments of partially erased previous owner's notes as well as erased owner's stamp, a few leaves with very few underlinings and marginal n

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Bonaventura Sammelband mit zwei äußerst seltenen frühen spanischen Drucken von Miguel de Eguía mit Schriften des Heiligen Bonaventura Mit 2 Holzschnitt Titelbll. u. ornament. Holzschnitt-Initialen: (I) Estimulo de amor de Sant Bueauetura. Nueuamete im

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