Lot 1836: Books Mento Gogreve - Elegia de Misera et Filibi Specie

Lot 1836: Books Mento Gogreve - Elegia de Misera et Filibi Specie

Est: £80 - £120
Sold: £100

TimeLine Auctions

May 30, 2015 10:00 AM BST
London, United Kingdom

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Item Overview

Description: Published 1575 AD. A printed tract by Mento Gogreve (Mento Gogrevius), 'Licentiatus Theologus' of Saxony titled Elegia de Misera et Flebili Specie ac Perturbato Admodum Statu.......' (Elegy to the misery and tearful and confused state.....), plus quotes from Psalms 17 and 92, verses from books of the Bible and Proverbs 28; bearing a manuscript dedication inscription 'Venerando Clarissimo et humanissimo dn dotori jeremiae hamburgero pastoritissimo dns amiro collega et fratri curissimo et fidelissimo' in the hand of the author; [4 leaves], later cloth binding; an apparently unrecorded/unpublished work by this author; other works published during period 1564-1581. See Knauer, G. N., The Curriculum Vitae of Mento Gogrevius Or: the Life and Opinions of a Mediocre German Scholar and Protestant Theologian in the Latter Part of the 16th Century, 1979. Walter Steinberg has been a well-known figure at fairs, sales and events for many years. Born in 1922 in Philadelphia, Walter has had a life-long passion for collecting. A long-time resident in London, he has now retired to New York and decided that the time has come to pass on the antiquities and coins he has collected over his lifetime. Walter acquired coins and artefacts that interested him, so his collection, although containing many lovely examples, also contains many affordable specimens. Much of the material has been unavailable to the market for 30 to 50 years. Walter hopes that the items he collected will now find new homes with the next generation of collectors. 51 grams, 16 x 10cm (6 1/4 x 4"). Ex Walter Steinberg collection; acquired London, 1970s. [No Reserve]

Condition Report: Fine condition; later outer binding soiled. Extremely rare; an unlisted work, no copy in British Library.

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Antiquities & Coins: Day 4

By TimeLine Auctions

May 30, 2015, 10:00 AM BST

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