Digestum vetus. In original chain binding.

By: Justinian

Price: $24,000.00

Quantity: 1 available


Venice: Baptista de Tortis, October 5, 1498, : [1] 2-354[1], [1 blank] leaves with large printer's mark to recto of penultimate leaf. Large (30 x 44 cm) 6.5 kg folio in original full vellum over beveled wooden boards; light and dark alternating spine bands, two fully functional figured catches with a medieval 7-link iron chain to rear board, complete with book-swivel and pole-loop. Extensively rubricated in red and blue; text with occasional contemporary notes. Latin manuscript vellum used to back spine. An absolutely unsophisticated copy. a-z⁸ [&]⁸ [con]⁸ [rum]⁸ A-R⁸ S-T⁶. Last leaf T6 blank.

Title: Digestum vetus. In original chain binding.

Author Name: Justinian

Categories: Incunabula, Incunabule, Incunabulum,

Publisher: Venice, Baptista de Tortis: 1498

Seller ID: 5368

Keywords: Law