Iter ad Terram Sanctam.
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aa3r Ludolphus Suchensis: Iter ad Terram Sanctam. Dedicated to Balduin von Steinfurt, Bishop of Paderborn. Incipit: ‘[R]euerendissimo in cristo patri ac domino domino suo gracioso Baldewino de steinuordia . . . Cum multis de partibus vltramarinis . . .’ See L‑191.
Imprint: [Gouda: Gerard Leeu, between 1483 and 11 June 1484]. 4°.
Remarks: As dated by HPT.
Collation: aa–ff8 hh6.
Hain: HC *10309;
Goff: Goff L‑364;
BMC: BMC IX 36;
Proctor: Pr 8937;
Others: Amelung, ‘Niederländische Inkunabeln', 42; Boekdrukkunst (1973), 129b; BSB‑Ink L‑271; Campbell–Kronenberg 1622; CIBN L‑284; Hillard 1253; HPT II 418; ILC 1508; Oates 3410; Sheppard 6908. Microfiche: Unit 6: Image of the World, Travellers' Tales.
Copy number: L-193(1)
1. Jean de Mandeville, Itinerarius. [Gouda: Gerard Leeu, between 1483 and 11 June 1484] (M‑052(1));
3. Marco Polo, De consuetudinibus et conditionibus orientalium regionum. [Gouda: Gerard Leeu, between 1483 and 11 June 1484] (P‑428).
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century calf, with sprinkled red-edged leaves and the shelfmark across the head of the fore-edge.
Size: 212 × 148 × 36 mm.
Size of leaf: 201 × 135 mm.
A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and ‘nota' marks on item 1 only, in Copston's hand, and, in English, in another seventeenth/eighteenth-century hand on H8v: ‘[Pu]blished first in french [a]fterward in Latine by Sir John Mandevill Anno 1355'. Monogram in brown on a1r of item 3.
Provenance: Christopher Copston (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on A1v of item 1:‘ Christopher Copston whitspur(?)'. These three items were probably together from early times, as they are frequently found bound together. Date of acquisition unknown; not found in Hyde, Catalogus (1674) or in Fysher, Catalogus.
SHELFMARK: 4o B 62(2) Jur.
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