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Bod-Inc: B-454


Speculum Beatae Mariae Virginis.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Bonaventura [pseudo-; Holznicker de Saxonia, Conradus]: Speculum BVM. See B‑418.


Imprint: [Augsburg]: Anton Sorg, 29 Feb. 1476. Folio.


Collation: [a–e10].

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ib00959000

GW: GW 4817;

Hain: HC *3566;

Goff: Goff B‑959;

BMC: BMC II 343;

Proctor: Pr 1645;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑522; CIBN B‑678; Sack,Freiburg, 755; Sheppard 1232.

LCN: 14424230


Copy number: B-454(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [e10].

Binding: Eighteenth-century half calf.

Size: 300 × 210 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 291 × 200 mm.

Initials are coloured in red; red underlining.

Provenance: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘III.G.h.6': see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 40-1 no. 23; sale, pt I, lot 5484. John Wilks (1765?–1854); purchased at his anonymous sale (12 Mar. 1847), lot 652, for £1. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1847), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.15.

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