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a1r Gesta Romanorum [Cap. 1-181]. ‘Ex gestis Romanorum historie notabiles . . .’ See G‑143.
Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner), 13 Jan. 1499]. Folio.
Remarks: On the interpretation of the date, ‘in octava epiphaniae domini', see GW 10902.
Collation: [*] a8 b–o6 p8.
Remarks: Gathering [*] numbered but not signed.
GW: GW 10902;
Hain: HC *7751;
Goff: Goff G296;
BMC: BMC I 146;
Proctor: Pr 631;
Others: BSB‑Ink G‑214; Sheppard 502.
Copy number: G-156(1)
Wanting the blank leaf p8.
Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß; title painted in brown along the middle part of the fore-edge.
Size: 290 × 205 × 20 mm.
Size of leaf: 280 × 193 mm.
Previously bound with two other items, Beda, ‘Historia ecclesiastica' (see E‑047) and ‘Canones sancti Augustini', not located.
Marginal notes, extracting key words, and underlining of chapter headings are partly supplied in brown ink in a modern hand.
Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1829. One of two copies purchased for £2. 2. 0 or £1. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 11.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.26.
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