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Bod-Inc: E-006

Egenolf von Staufenberg

Die Geschichte vom Ritter Peter Diemringer von Staufenberg [German].


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Egenolf von Staufenberg: Die Geschichte vom Ritter Peter Diemringer von Staufenberg. Zwei altdeutsche Rittermären, ed. Edward Schröder, 2nd edn (Berlin, 1913), 61-102. Der Ritter von Staufenberg, ed. Eckhard Grunewald, Altdeutsche Textbibliothek, 88 (Tübingen, 1979). See VL II 365-8; Karl Schorbach, ‘Jüngere Drucke des Ritters von Staufenberg', ZfdA 40 (1896), 123-5. On the illustration see Lilli Fischel, Bilderfolgen im frühen Buchdruck. Studien zur Inkunabel-Illustration in Ulm und Straßburg (Konstanz, 1963), 93-106.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Martin Schott, c.1489-90]. Folio.


Collation: [a6 b8].

Illustrations: 19 woodcuts; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ie00014000

GW: GW 9243;

Hain: HC, Addenda *6160;

Goff: Goff E‑14;

Proctor: Pr 393;

Others: BSB‑Ink E‑24; Schramm XIX p. 16; Schreiber V 3886; Sheppard 331.

LCN: 14866612


Copy number: E-006(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled half calf.

Size: 280 × 200 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 272 × 191 mm.

Bibliographical notes by Douce on the recto of the front endleaf; ‘Prologue to the English Translation of Melusine, MS Reg. 18 B.ii' written in a eighteenth/nineteenth-century English hand (not that of Douce) on a sheet attached to the recto of the next (blank) front endleaf; ‘Abstract of the Metrical Romance of Peter Diemringer . . .' written in an eighteenth/nineteenth-century English hand (not that of Douce) on the next two front endleaves; ‘An Attempt to Describe the Cuts', written in English verse in Douce's hand on two sheets tipped in before [a1]. After [a6] is inserted a woodcut from Douce's own copy of Seelentrost in Low German, Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, 23 June 1489 (Douce adds. 83(2) = S‑129).

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 187.

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