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Auction: Printed Books, Maps & Documents
was auctioned on: 7 November 2018
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Nonnus of Panopolis.

Estimate: £600 - £800
ca. US$789 - US$1,052
Price realised:  £720
ca. US$947
Lot number 448, Views: 10

Metabole tou kata Ioannou hagio evangeliou [Greek title], [Paris: Edm�e Tousan, 1541], bound after: Homer, Odysseia, [Paris: Edm�e Tousan, 1541], 2 works in 1 volume, both works printed with Greek types, Nonnus with woodcut device of Conrad N�obar to title page, Homer title leaf (a1) lacking, marginal damp-staining to a handful of quires, profuse early annotations in Greek and Latin throughout, 17th-century ownership inscriptions to Nonnus k4, and Homer a2 (shaved) and r4, later bibliographical annotation to initial blank, early calf, rebacked and recornered, scuffed, 8vo (15.4 x 9.6 cm) Adams 1898 for Nonnus (the work is a paraphrase of the Gospel of John). Sammelband of two Greek texts printed by noted woman printer Edm�e Tousan, widow of Conrad N�obar, who held the newly established post of royal French printer for Greek from 1539 until his death the following year. Tousan briefly succeeded him, publishing a handful of Greek texts before her remarriage to another printer, Jacques Bogard, in 1542. (1)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Title: Printed Books, Maps & Documents
Date of the auction: 7 Nov 2018
Address: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
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