VITAE SANCTORUM PATRUM, SIVE VITAS PATRUM [in German]. LEBEN DER HEILIGEN ALTVÄTER.

([Strassburg: Printer of the "Antichristus" (Heinrich Eggestein?), not after 1482]). 285 x 200 mm. (11 1/4 x 7 7/8"). Single column, 34 line in gothic type. First or Second Edition in German.

Attractively matted. WITH A HALF-PAGE WOODCUT (85 x 132 mm.) OF A SCENE FROM THE LIFE OF HILARION. Goff H-216; BMC I, 168; ISTC ih00216000. Faint marginal smudge, but A FINE LEAF, clean, fresh, and bright, with ample margins, of a very rare early issue of the German translation of the "Lives of the Desert Fathers."
(ST16379-175)

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VITAE SANCTORUM PATRUM, SIVE VITAS PATRUM [in German]. LEBEN DER HEILIGEN ALTVÄTER. INCUNABULAR LEAF WITH WOODCUT, HIERONYMUS.