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De Civitate Dei

Title

De Civitate Dei

Creator

Augustine, St.

Description

Opening to each book extensively rubricated in red and blue, while book numbers and illuminated capitals appear on each page. Elaborate hand-drawn illustrations set this copy apart from other existing copies. An unsigned 19th century note on final leaf verso attributes the rubrication to a monk, Lazarus von Andlau, below which is an 18th century engraved armorial bookplate. Re-bound in 20th century dark green morocco, gold-tooled to a Grolieresque panel design
Commentary by Thomas Waleys and Nicholas Trivet, printed separately from the text
2nd ed. ; First issued in 1468
Located at Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries

Source

Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries

Publisher

[Mainz (in urbe Mogūtina), Peter Schoeffer, 5 Sept.]

Date

1473

Contributor

Thomas Waleys
Nicholas Trivet
Lazarus von Andlau

Rights

It is the responsibility of the researcher to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce for publication.

Format

[365] leaves, the last blank.
40.4 cm

Language

Latin

Identifier

OCLC # 4248373

Files

aug1473b.jpg
aug1473c.jpg
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Citation

Augustine, St. , “De Civitate Dei,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 18, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/97.