Article number: 4170
Uppsala, Michaelisgillet, 1983. 8vo. viii pp. (foreword), [9-322] pp. (colour facsimile), 323-496 pp. (commentary, translation, afterwords, colophon).
Colour facsimile of the first book printed in Sweden (Stockholm, Johann Snell, 1483), occasioned by the quincentenary in 1983.
No 110 of an exclusive leatherbound edition, limited to 150 copies. Full leather binding designed by Sture Åkerström, in a cloth-covered printed box (Knut Hässlers bokbinderi). Very fine.
The text is the ”Moralized Dialogue of Creatures”, probably written by Milanese physician Maynus de Mayneriis. With commentary and a Swedish translation. The 400-year jubilee was celebrated in a similar way, with a collotype (black & white) facsimile, published in 75 copies by G. E. Klemming in 1893.
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