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Homiliae Venerabilis Bedae (...) Hyemales, quadragesimales de tempore, item & Sanctis, nunc denuo summa diligentia restitutae. Adiectis aliquot Homiliis eiusdem hactenus desideratis
Coloniae (Cologne), I. Gymnicus excudebat, 1541. 8vo. (16),699,(3) p. Calf. 16 cm (Ref: 1 VD 16 B 1432; not in Brunet) (Details: Back with 4 thick raised bands; both covers blindstamped: floral borders, surrounding a medallion flanked by two angels; the medallion has in the centre the portrait of a bearded man; around this head: 'ADRIANUS VAN HOOLWICK 1528'; Van Hoolwick probably was a Flemish or Dutch bookbinder. In the University Library of Amsterdam the remains of a similar binding are preserved. (See P. Verheyden: Een band van Adrianus van Hoolwick, in Tijdschrift voor Bibliotheek en Boekwezen, 5 (1907) p. 39/41)) (Condition: Cover rubbed & scratched; corners bumped; front pastedown worn; leather loosening on both right fore edges; stamps on front flyleaf) (Note: Beda, 672/3-735, was one of the most influential medieval writers. His Latinity, says Lehmann is excellent (Macquire 1977 p. 100). This is the second edition of this homilies published by Gymnicus in Cologne. The first edition dates from 1534) (Provenance: Adrianus van Hoolwick. Stamp of the Bibliotheca Warmondana on front flyleaf) (Collation: *-8, A - 2V-8, 2X-8 (min 2X8) (Photographs on request)
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