A single leaf containing a two-page fragment of Aelius Donatus' Ars Minor printed in the Netherlands ca. 1465-1480.
Title devised by cataloger.
Place of imprint from Goff; date of imprint from ISTC.
Sometimes attributed to the Printer of the 'Speculum humanae salvationis'--ISTC.
For further description, see Haraszti, Zoltan. More Books: the Bulletin of the Boston Public Library (vol. 20, 1945) pp. 9-25.
Goff, Frederick R. Incunabula in American libraries, D319
Hellinga, Lotte. Further fragments of Dutch prototypography: a list of findings since 1938, type 4, no.2
Incunabula short title catalogue, id00319000
Printed on vellum, 24 lines per page; two-line initial spaces.
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy is a vellum-printed leaf, apparently once used as binder's waste. In addition to worm holes and fills, a small portion of the leaf on the left side has been repaired, with facsimile[?] slips of text used to replace losses. The BPL holds a fragment of a different early Dutch Donatus, cataloged under call no. Q.405.184. Purchased in 1943 from A. Rosenthal, Ltd.