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eBay
Antiquarian & Collectible Top 5
December 2007

#1 $45,000.00 Schedel - Nuremberg Chronicle - 1st German ed., 1493 !!
#2 $44,100.00 1610 EXCESSIVELY RARE GALILEO'S SIDEREUS NUNCIUS
#3 $25,100.00 15ThC RARE GREEK CHRISTIANITY MANUSCRIPT COMPLETE BOOK
#4 $24,999.00 Vitas patrum / Der Altvater Leben - Incunable 1482
#5 $13,000.00 1502 Magnificant first illustrated edition of Virgil!

#1
Nuremberg Chronicle
Hartmann Schedel, ed.

Listed by a German seller, the volume contains 1800 woodcuts and is called, "The most richly illustrated work of the incunabula age." It received 32 bids and sold for $45,000.

#2
Sidereus, nuncius magna, longeque admirabilia spectacula pandens ...
Galileo Galilei

Described as "excessively rare," the 1610 2nd issue sold for $44,100 after 93 bids.

#3
[Greek Christianity Manuscript]
15th Century

The Bulgarian seller listed this manuscript that received 129 bids.

#4
Vitas Patrum/Der Altvšter Leben

The German seller indicates the author is "probably Saint Jerome (died 419)." It includes 275 page-size colored woodcuts. After 30 bids, it sold for $24,999.

#5
Publius Virgilius Maro [Virgil]
Sebastian Brant, ed.

Sold by a US seller, the 1502 work was called the "first illustrated edition of Virgil." It sold as a BIN.

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