Roberti Holcoti - In Proverbia Salomonis - 1515

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Roberti Holcoti - In Proverbia Salomonis - 1515
Incunabula & early printing, Religion - Quantity: 1 - Limited edition - Book

Post-Incunable 1515.

Editio Princeps of the Commentary on King Solomon's Proverbs, written for the first time in 1326 by Robert Holcot, a famous theologian known as Doctor firmus et indefatigabilis, the "strong and tireless doctor". 1290, Holcot, - 1349, Northampton.
Very wide explanations of many stories and tales, aimed at amending the habits...

Paris: Francois Regnault, [1515], title engraved in wood by the printer, date of publication on the colophon. Contemporary half leather binding with marbled plates, the back plate is partially detached. Pp. (8); 446; (1), typographic brand on the title page, woodcut drop caps. Stains, spots and some old repairs. Text edited by Josse Bade, whose name appears in the preface. Errors in the numbering of the sheets. Adams, H-676.
Printed in Paris by Francois Regnault, successors of Jean Marchant.

Robert Holcot was an English philosopher, theologian and influential biblical scholar. He was born in Holcot, Northamptionshire. A follower of William of Ockham, he was nicknamed the Doctor firmus et indefatigabilis, the "strong and tireless doctor". 1290, Holcot, - 1349, Northampton.
Jodocus Badius, also known as Josse Badius, Jodocus van Asche Badius and Badius Ascensius, was a pioneer of the printing industry, a famous grammarian and a pedagogue. Born in 1462 in Ghent, Belgium - 1535 Paris. He studied in Ferrara.

Full title:
IN PROVERBIA SALOMONIS ROBERTI HOLCOTI SEU THOME GUALESII VIRI... explanationes locupletissime, plurimum historie et fabulamenti ad morum emendationem complectentes, novissime autem mendis omnibus terse ...
Venundantur Parrhisiis apud Francisci Regnault iuxta edem divi maturini: cuius expensis impresse sunt (In fine: anno domini 1515).

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Incunabula & early printing, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
Roberti Holcoti
Book Title
In Proverbia Salomonis
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1515
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Venundantur Parrhisiis apud Francisci Regnault
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Extras
Limited edition
Number of pages
455
Dimensions
213×142 mm
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