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Bod-Inc: P-049

Paulus Burgensis

Scrutinium scripturarum [Publisher's announcement.]


Analysis of Content

Printed side [Mentelin, Johann: Publisher's announcement.] Incipit: ‘Volentes emere librum perutilem . . .’ Described in V. Scholderer, ‘Two Unrecorded Early Book-Advertisements', Library, 5th ser., 11 (1956), 114-5; reproduced in G. Pollard and A. Ehrman, The Distribution of Books by Catalogue from the Invention of Printing to A.D. 1800 (Cambridge, 1965), 283 no. 1, pl. 14.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Mentelin, before 1471]. Broadside.


Types: Type: 92b G: 5.

Line number: 32 lines.

Type area: Type area: 147 ×151 mm.


ISTC: im00497330

Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: not in Sheppard.


Copy number: P-049(1)

Inlaid and bound as endleaf to P‑045(5); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 183 × 162 mm.

At the beginning is the rubricator's entry: ‘Item', at the end ‘Amen'.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 94.1(2).

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