(Pavia: Martinus de Lavalle, 3 August 1489). 367 x 253 mm. (14 1/2 x 9 7/8"). Double column, 58 lines in gothic type. FIRST EDITION.
Attractively matted. WITH A FULL-PAGE WOODCUT OF THE "TREE OF CONSANGUINITY" in the shape of a large arrow superimposed on the body of Christ the King. Text printed in red and black. Remnants of mounting tape to verso. Goff C-945; BMC VII, 1012; ISTC ic00945000. Slight corner crease, faint thumbing to one corner of margin, but A FINE LEAF, clean, fresh, and ESPECIALLY BRIGHT, from the only incunabular edition of a rare work on consanguinity, setting forth prohibitions on marriage between those closely related by blood.
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PJP Catalog: 78.098