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73 2724 Incunabula and early 16th cent books Otto von Passau
73 2724 Incunabula and early 16th cent books  Otto von Passau
73 2724 Incunabula and early 16th cent books  Otto von Passau
73/2724 [Incunabula and early 16th cent. books]. Otto von Passau. Die vier und zwenzig alten. Strassb., Johannes Schot, 1500, (118) lvs., full-p. woodcut illustration showing Christ surrounded by the 24 Elders, 24 woodcut illustrations (each 14,5x14,5 cm.), initials in grotesque style, ALL IN CONTEMPORARY HANDCOLOURING, contemp. panelled and blindst. calf, later brass clasps and catches, folio.[*]

- Contents wormholed throughout (unobtrusively); first and final lvs. w. small paper restorations in blank outer margins; outer blank margins trifle/ sl. fingersoiled; bookplate on upper pastedown; several short later owner's entries in pen and ink on recto and verso first free endpaper. Professionally rebacked and restored binding.

= German devotional work also known as Das Buch vom goldenen Thron. With approx. 140 German reprints it was an immensely popular work. In 24 chapters the 24 Elders that gathered around the throne of the Lamb during the Apocalypse advise the reader on how to eventually reach "the Golden Throne". HC 12130; Goff O123; Schreiber 4883. SEE ILLUSTRATION ON FRONTCOVER.

€ (4.000-6.000) 4000