Horologium deuotionis circa vitam Christi
- Horologium deuotionis circa vitam Christi
- Title (alt.):
Horologium devotionis circa vitam Christi
- Title (uniform):
Zeitglöcklein des Lebens und Leidens Christi. Latin
- Berthold, von Freiburg, active 1304
- Amerbach, Johannes, 1441?-1513
- Former owner:
- Schab, William H.
- Former owner:
- Kartause Gaming
Wooden boards (Binding)
Ink stamps (Provenance)
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Incunabula (Collection of Distinction)
Jesus Christ--Devotional literature--Early works to 1800
Jesus Christ--Art--Early works to 1800
Switzerland > Basel
-  leaves : ill. ; 16 cm (8vo)
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Author, imprint, and date from from Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum.
36 woodcuts by "Meister des Haintz Narr," according to Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Inkunabelnkatalog.
- Notes (ownership):
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.405.129 no.1 with several ownership inscriptions on a1recto: that of the charterhouse library in Gaming, Austria ("Carthusiae Gemnicensis"); a partially erased inscription from an unidentified Capuchin house ("... loci capucinorum [erased]"); and "Liber dom[us] Fra[tru]m[?] b. marie In Gēnico[?]" Early hand-colored woodcut laid-on to front pastedown depicting the martyrdom of St. Francis. Purchased from William H. Schab in May, 1940.
- Notes (date):
[not after 1490]
This date is inferred.
- Notes (citation):
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, III, 753
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, B506
Incunabula short title catalogue, ib00506000
- Notes (object):
Signatures: a-g⁸ h¹⁰ (h10=blank).
Chancery octavo; a4 recto: 30 lines, 114 x 70 mm; types: 108 (title (kerned?) and short prayers beginning with the words 'Adiuua me domine Iesu'), 92(b) (headings), 76 (text); woodcut illustrations; initial spaces with guide letters.
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.405.129 no.1 rubricated in red and blue throughout. Woodcut illustrations hand-colored. Leaf dimensions: 157 x 110 mm.
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy is the first of three items bound together in a single volume. This volume includes: 1. Horologium devotionis / Bertholdus von Freiburg (ISTC ib00506000) -- 2. Centum meditationes / Heinrich Seuse (ISTC is008776000) -- 3. De spiritualibus ascensionibus / Gerardus de Zutphania (ISTC ig00177000). Each item is cataloged separately.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.405.129 no.1 bound in early/contemporary sheepskin or goatskin painted red. Five brass bosses on each cover. Stamped brass clasp and catch plate. Paper label at head of spine with titles in manuscript. Paper label at tail of spine with large capital "V". Lowercase letter "q" in adjascent spine compartment. Tawed thumb index tabs.
- Call #:
RARE BKS Q.405.129 no.1