Legenda aurea de sanctis
- Legenda aurea de sanctis
- Title (alt.):
Legenda aurea siue flores sanctorum
- Title (uniform):
- Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298
- Huss, Mathias, active 1482-1500
- Former owner:
- Bullrich, Eduardo J.
- Former owner:
- Augustinerkloster Ramsau
- Former owner:
- Maggs Bros.
[July 20, 1487]
Pigskin bindings (Binding)
Blind tooled bindings (Binding)
Chained bindings (Binding)
Wooden boards (Binding)
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Incunabula (Collection of Distinction)
Christian saints--Biography--Early works to 1800
Christian saints--Legends--Early works to 1800
Christian saints--Calendar--Early works to 1800
Church calendar--Early works to 1800
France > Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (region) > Lyons
-  leaves : bill. ; 30 cm (fol.)
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Title from a1 recto.
Imprint derived from colophon (C7 verso): Legenda aurea siue flores sanctorum impressa Lugduni per venerabilem viru[m] magistru[m] Mathiam husz. Anno domi[ni] .M.cccclxxxvii. Die vero vicesimo mensis iulii finit feliciter.
- Notes (ownership):
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.403.100 no.1 FOLIO with leather bookplate of Eduardo J. Bullrich. Pencil dealer's notes, codes, etc. Extensive early/contemporary Latin and German annotation in red and brown ink throughout. According to BPL Quarterly (April 1955, p. 88), this volume formerly belonged to the monastery of Ramsau, in Bavaria. Purchased from Maggs in March, 1954.
- Notes (date):
This date is inferred.
- Notes (citation):
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, M11241
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, J118
Incunabula short title catalogue, ij00118000
- Notes (object):
Signatures: a-z⁸ &⁸ [con]⁸ A-B⁶ C-D⁸ (all leaves unsigned; D8=blank?)
Chancery folio; printed in double columns, a5 recto: 50 lines plus headline, 204 (217) x 147 mm; types: 160G (title, headlines), 100G (headings), 81G (text); initial spaces with guide letters, woodcut illustrations.
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.403.100 no.1 FOLIO imperfect: C8-D8 wanting. Rubricated in red throughout; woodcuts hand-colored. Modern pencil foliation in lower right margin of every 25th recto. Leaf dimensions: 279 x 201 mm.
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.403.100 no.1 FOLIO bound with a contemporary manuscript excerpting Hugh de Fouilloy's De duodecim abusionibus claustri and other texts. Cataloged separately as Q.403.100 no.2 FOLIO.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.403.100 no.1 FOLIO bound in contemporary South German blind tooled pigskin over wooden boards. Tooling matches that of Einbanddatenbank (EBDB) workshop w003742. On the upper cover, a central panel under a single floral roll, with ogival diapering of leafy stems, the interstices each with a large vegetal fleuron, an eagle stamp in each lower corner and a rhombic fleuron stamp in the middle. In the upper-right of the outermost border, a man-in-the-moon; in the upper-left, the sun; stag stamps in the lower corners, the rest filled with "Maria" banderoles. The middle border surrounds the central panel on three sides with round "Agnus Dei" tools. The lower cover with a similar design. Paper label on upper cover. Spine repaired, with manuscript labels faded. Hole from a bookchain staple on lower cover. Brass catch plates on upper cover; clasp anchors remain, with clasps lost.
- Call #:
RARE BKS Q.403.100 no.1 FOLIO
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