Die vierundzwanzig Alten
- Die vierundzwanzig Alten
- Otto, von Passau, active 1386
- Sorg, Anton, active 15th century
- Former owner:
- St. Ulrich und Afra (Benedictine abbey : Augsburg, Germany)
- Former owner:
- Maggs Bros.
[March 10, 1480]
Blind tooled bindings (Binding)
Sheepskin bindings (Binding)
Wooden boards (Binding)
Edge titles (Binding)
Presentation inscriptions (Provenance)
Bearer impressions (Printing)
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Incunabula (Collection of Distinction)
Germany > Bavaria > Augsbourg
- , [iii]-ccix,  [i.e. 216] leaves : ill. ; 30 cm (fol.)
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Notes (ownership):
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.403.78 FOLIO with engraved bookplate of the monastery of Saints Ulrich and Afra (Augsburg) on front pastedown. Presentation inscription on ₂ recto: "Presens liber oblat[us] est Monasterio S[an]cto[rum] Udalrici et Aphre In Augusta ob Salutem et remediu[m] anime Martin Griesse quondam noster cellerarij, 1483." Ca. 18th-century inscription at head of ₃ recto: "Imp. Monast: SS: Udal. & Afra Aug. Vindel." Purchased from Maggs in August, 1939.
- Notes (citation):
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, II, 347
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, O119
Incunabula short title catalogue, io00119000
Title from caption on [2₁] recto.
Date and imprint from colophon ([22₉] recto): Gedruckt vnnd volenndet zů Augspurg von Anthoni Sorgen an dem Freÿtag vor Gregorij. Anno [etc.] lxxx. jare.
- Notes (object):
Signatures: [1⁶ 2-22¹⁰] (₁, ₁₀=blank; all leaves unsigned).
Chancery folio; ₁ recto: 35 lines plus headline, 207 (212) x 124 mm; type: 118; woodcut initials and 26 woodcut illustrations.
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.403.78 FOLIO: woodcut illustrations and initials hand-colored. Ink-stained fingerprints on several leaves, most prominently on Clxiii. Blind impressions from bearer types on ₉. Leaf ₁₀ (blank) wanting. Leaf dimensions: 285 x 210 mm.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.403.78 FOLIO bound in contemporary brown sheepskin paneled and tooled in blind over wooden boards. Two contemporary paper labels on upper cover (title, and early library shelf mark "313"). Clasps and catch plates removed. Rebacked in early tan sheepskin, with paper manuscript label at head of spine. Title inscribed across lower edge of text block.
- Call #:
RARE BKS Q.403.78 FOLIO