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    [Saint Augustine]. De Summa Trinitate... Basel: 1515. Reprint of the 1508 Leontorius edition.

    More Information: [Saint Augustine]. Divi Aurelii Augustini Hipponensis Episcopi De Summa Trinitate que Deus [The City of God]. Basel: Adam Petri, 1515. Reprint of the 1508 Leontorius edition. Quarto, signatures A through G in eights, H through H in sixes. (12 x 8.25 inches; 302 x 204 mm.). 108 leaves. Recent sprinkled calf stamped in blind, with ruled border and diamond design edged with a repeating leaf motif; spine in six sections with red leather spine label stamped in gilt, other compartments decorated in blind, with date stamped at lower portion in gilt; new endpapers. Mild touches of thumbsoiling around page edges; touches of soil to outer edges; scattered instances of dampstaining at edges; two small wormholes, at fore edge and lower edge, both affecting most pages but not affecting text; cluster of wormholes to top margin, affecting later pages. Very good overall. An attractive edition of one of Saint Augustine's most important works, printed by Adam Petri in Basel after the earlier Leontorius edition, both commissioned by Korberger of Nuremberg. Franz Posset, Renaissance Monks, p. 54. From the Collection of Daniel J. King.

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