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    Incunabulum: Torquemada's Exposito Psalterii (Johannes de Turrecremata) (Mainz: Peter Schaffer, April 4, 1478) Folio, full brown levant morocco, handsomely gilted and blind tooled, all edges gilt, by Riviere. 196 leaves, lacks the first and last blank. Black letters, 31 long lines to the full page, with two large initial letters in burnished gold and colors. Smaller initial letters and line ornamentation throughout delicately painted in red and blue. A few small worm holes. A fine and handsome copy despite lower outer corner restoration to the first five leaves and two leaves which are probably from a slightly shorter copy. The colophon and the famous printers device at the end are painted in red. With fine marquis, the leaves measure 7.75" x 11.25". From the distinguished Library of Fritz Kreisler. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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