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Hrabanus, Maurus (780-856)
Hrabanus Maurus Gaming: (Biblia) Commentaria Genesim Libri Iiii 1532
Cologne, 1532. Item details Commentaria, antehac nunquam typis excusa, Genesim libri IIII. In Exodum libri IIII. Hrabanus, Maurus (780-856): Cologne, 1532. 8 nn. Bl., 765 (1) pages. With title woodcut (Hrabanus Maurus at the desk), 13 woodcut initials, some of them figurative, and a woodcut printer's mark at the end. 17 x 11 cm. Embossed leather strap of the time over wooden cover (spine renewed). Language: Latin Order number: 143872 Comments: * VD 16, B 2988. Panzer VI, 421,670. Schüling, Prael, 14. - Very rare first edition of this part of the Pentateuch Commentaries by Archbishop Hrabanus Maurus of Mainz, edited by Johannes Ichtyotrophius. - Hrabanus Maurus (also: Rabanus or Rhabanus), b. around 780 in Mainz; died 4. February 856 in Winkel im Rheingau) was a monk and abbot of the Fulda monastery, priest, university scholar and Archbishop of Mainz. As a scholar, abbot and archbishop he is one of the most important figures of the early medieval Carolingian era. - "Rabanus is indisputably one of the most outstanding men of that time, both ecclesiastically and scientifically ... (Wetzer-Welte X, 699). The beautiful title woodcut by Anton Woensam von Worms (Merlo 389) shows the author in episcopal clothes sitting at his desk. The figurative printer's mark at the end also from Anton Woensam von Worms. - The back has been replaced, the striker are missing. Otherwise complete and in very good condition, text exceptionally clean. VAT) Free shipping within Germany More pictures Recorded with whBOOK Article posted with the w + h GmbH eBay service Data and images powered by Book lov … [Click Below for Full Description]
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