Lot 180

Aquinas's Catena aurea

Aquinas's Catena aurea Conrad Fyner, 1475? THOMAS AQUINAS (c.1225-1274). Catena aurea super quattuor evangelistas. [Esslingen: Conrad Fyner, 1475?]. A tall copy of a stately book from the press of Esslingen's first printer. The unusual initials, here hand-colored in red, include an outline E showing a tree, a D and I with acorns, an L with a dog... more