1557 LYCOSTHENES FOLIO LEAF Hcol 5 Woodcuts VISIONS Wonders 1084 AD

1557 LYCOSTHENES FOLIO LEAF Hcol 5 Woodcuts VISIONS Wonders 1084 AD

Lycosthenes [Conrad Wolffhart]

Omens and Portents on LEAF from Prodigiorum Ac Ostentorum Chronicon.

Basel, Henricpeteri, 1557.

27.7 x 18.2 cm. Leaf with 5 hand coloured woodcuts, recto and verso.

Superb ORIGINAL leaf from Lycosthenes’ outstanding and extremely scarce Book of Omens and Portents. It is one of the most unusual and beautifully illustrated books of the Renaissance. It is the most exhaustive early work illustrating medieval superstition.

Cover wonders and visions

A very interesting and attractive leaf! Please view images carefully for condition. Some light colour show through.

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