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    An Incunable from the
    Founder of the Soleil d'Or

    [Incunable]. Nicholas de Lyra. Postilla super Psalterium. Paris: Ulrich Gering, November 5, 1483. Quarto. 148 leaves (of 309). Incomplete. One hand-colored initial and rubrications to first few pages, speckled edges. Lacks title page. Later vellum, worn, soiled, and torn with surface loss at edges; spine cocked, holograph title on spine; front hinge open, pastedown endpapers torn and partially lacking, occasional holograph writing or marks, front leaves loose, dampstains, and soiling, else a fair copy of an incomplete incunable. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.


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    Charlotte Guillard's husband, Bertold Rembolt, worked with Ulrich Gering at the well-known Parisian printing house, Soleil d'Or. The Postilla super Psalterium was printed by Gering in 1483, the year he moved the press to the rue de Sorbonne and eleven years before his association with Rembolt.



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    April, 2016
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