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Bod-Inc: L-187

Ludolphus de Saxonia

Vita Christi.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Ludolphus de Saxonia: Vita Christi. See L‑186.

[et6v] [Table of contents, part I.]

[Z6v] [Table of contents, part II.]

[Z7r] [List of Gospel readings, according to the liturgical year.]

[Z8v] [Colophon.]


Imprint: Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 20 Dec. 1478. Folio.


Collation: [a–m8 n6 o–z8 [et]6 A–Z8].


ISTC: il00339000

Hain: HC *10292;

Goff: Goff L‑339;

BMC: BMC II 417;

Proctor: Pr 1990;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑261; CIBN L‑265; Sheppard 1454.

LCN: 14502587


Copy number: L-187(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) half red sheep over pasteboards, the spine gold-tooled (fillets only), with yellow-edged leaves. ‘Vet. Impr. I fol. 22' on a rectangular paper label at the tail of the spine. Scar of an index tab on [et6].

Size: 450 × 335 × 103 mm.

Size of leaf: 435 × 307 mm.

Marginal note, extracting key word, on [M6r], in an early hand. ‘fol. I.22' on verso of front endleaf.

On [a1r] an 11-line initial ‘F' and on [A1r] a 10-line initial ‘P' is supplied in blue with white and black pen-work decoration, on a square gold ground surrounded by a red and green frame edged in yellow. On [a4r] a 16-line initial ‘D' is supplied in gold within a square blue ground with white pen-work decoration surrounded by the same kind of frame (Koberger initials). Other initials are supplied in red or blue. Paragraph marks and capital strokes are supplied in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 13. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 68.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 2.10.

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