( FLAVIUS, Josephus )
FLAWIA JOZEFFA O WALCE ZIDOWSKE / KNIJHY SEDMERY.
K nijmzto napred Ziwot Jozeffuo / Od neho sameho sepsaney / gest pridan. Proti Apionowi / Knijhy dwoge. O Mucedlnictwij Machabeyskych / Knijhy gedny / Nynij teprw wssecky w Czeskau rec z Latijnske prelozeny / od Pawla Aquilina Hradeckeho.
Translation, preface and poem behind title page Pavel Aquenilas.
Prostejov, Jan Günther, 1553.
4°, title page with poem on reverse, foreword 48 pp., 414 pp., 4 pages register, first and last sheet without text. Baroque full leather binding. Five bands, red and gilded label, red edges.
First Czech edition. - Knihopis 3627. - Czech text in gothic type, latin in antiqua. Signatures, page catchwords, running headlines, roman numbered leaves at upper outer edge, printed marginals at edges. Contour initials of intertwined tendrils and leaves in free space. Initials in simple frame on background of stylized leaves, twigs and flowers. Many of contour initials on background with one or two little angels. - Binding in spine cracked along of last panel. Abraded boards and edges of boards, bumped corners. - Book block dirty in places. Water stains in places. Successfully historically restored in places. Occasionally historical manuscript notes. Good condition.
Price: 50.000,- CZK