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Passio d[omi]ni nostri Jesu Christi predicata sive co[m]pilata modu[m] quadragesimalis.
Balthasar Schleifer 7 April 1501 - FIRST EDITION, with a fine full-page woodcut on the verso of the title, variable browning, small patch of worming in the first leaf, encroaching just a little on the woodcut, tear in lower margin of B1 not affecting text, minor damp-staining ff. [100, including final blank], 4to, contemporary blind panelled calf over wooden boards, with 'Passio' in blind in the top compartment on the upper cover,3 lozenge shaped stamp of the crowned Imperial eagle at the centre of the upper cover, in the corresponding panel on the lower cover a blind tooled saltire with a rosette in each of the quarters, old (possibly even contemporary) reback, brass catches and clasps (1 of 2 catches only), lower fore-corners a bit worn, ownership inscription of the Conventual Franciscan Friars of Bolzano. The fine woodcut is from the atelier of Michael Wolgemut. A 'post-incunable', but only just. (Adams L272; VD16 R 844)
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