A single bifolium containing a four-page fragment of Aelius Donatus' Ars Minor printed in the Netherlands ca. 1465-1480. According to correspondence with H.P. Kraus, it was removed from the binding of a copy of the Constitutiones of Clement V (Basel: Wenssler, 1476; ISTC ic00719000), which was subsequently sold to the Library of Congress.
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, D325
Hellinga, Lotte. Further fragments of Dutch prototypography: a list of findings since 1938, type 5, no.3
Incunabula short title catalogue, id00325000
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 0874310N
Printed on vellum, 27 lines per page; two-line initial spaces.
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy is a vellum-printed bifolium, apparently once used as binder's waste. The BPL holds a fragment of a different early Dutch Donatus, cataloged under call no. Q.405.185.