Iter ad Terram Sanctam.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] ‘Registrum de itinere ad terram sanctam'.
[a2r] Ludolphus Suchensis: Iter ad Terram Sanctam. Dedicated to Baldewinus de Steinuordia (Steinfurt), Bishop of Paderborn. Incipit: ‘[R]euerendissimo in cristo patri ac domino domino suo gratioso Baldewino de Steinuordia . . . Cum multis de partibus vltramarinis . . .’ Ludolphus, De itinere Terrae Sanctae liber, ed. Ferdinand Deycks, Bibliothek des Litterarischen Vereins, 25 (Stuttgart, 1851); and see VL V 984-6.
Imprint: [Strasbourg: Heinrich Eggestein, c.1475-80]. Folio.
Collation: [a b12 c10].
Hain: HC *10307;
Goff: Goff L‑362;
BMC: BMC I 74;
Proctor: Pr 291;
Others: BSB‑Ink L‑269; CIBN L‑283; Sheppard 202. Microfiche: Unit 6: Image of the World, Travellers' Tales.
Copy number: L-191(1)
Leaf a2r, l. 4: ‘Baldewino de ſteinuordia padebornen̄. eccl'ie epiſcopo. Lu |' as Hain, not as BMC.
Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled red morocco, with gold-tooled spine and turn-ins, gilt-edged leaves, and marbled pastedowns.
Size: 304 × 215 × 13 mm.
Size of leaf: 297 × 206 mm.
A few faded marginal notes in German, mainly extracting key words, in a sixteenth-century hand.
Initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red. Capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Luigi Celotti (c.1768-c.1846); see pencil note on verso of front endleaf. Purchased by Heber for £20. 0. 0, according to the price in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 7 (1835), lot 3914, sold for £2. 10. 0. Purchased from Thomas Thorpe, December (1836), no. 386, for £6. 6. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 23, and Library Bills (1837-8), no. 5.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.44.
Go to top of page