From the Only Mentelin Book with His Name Included

DE ARTE PRAEDICANDI (BOOK IV OF "DE DOCTRINA CHRISTIANA").

([Strassburg]: Johann Mentelin, [not after 1466]). 280 x 205 mm. (11 x 8"). Single column, 39 lines in gothic type. FIRST EDITION.

Attractively matted. Capitals struck with red, paragraph marks in red or blue. Goff A-1226; BMC I, 52; ISTC ia01226000. A touch of browning just to head edge, but AN ESPECIALLY FINE LEAF--extremely clean, fresh, and bright with ample margins--from the very rare first edition of Augustine's short work (22 leaves) on the art of preaching, and the only work to contain the name of printer Johann Mentelin.
(ST16379-185)

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DE ARTE PRAEDICANDI (BOOK IV OF "DE DOCTRINA CHRISTIANA"). INCUNABULAR LEAF, AURELIUS AUGUSTINUS.