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Bod-Inc: T-009

Talavera, Fernando de

Breve e muy provechosa doctrina christiana, et al. [Spanish].



Imprint: [Granada: Meinardus Ungut and Johann Pegnitzer, c.1496]. 4°.

Remarks: The attribution to the printers is made by F. Collantes y Terán y Delorme, ‘Un taller alemán de imprenta en Sevilla en el siglo xv', Gb Jb (1931), 145-65, at 155-6, 164. On the date see Ferdinand Geldner, ‘Deutsche Drucker des 15. Jahrhunderts im Dienste der christlichen Mission in Spanien (Granada) und Afrika (São Tomé)', Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens, 1 (1958), 635-8, at 635-6.


Collation: [*2] a 2a 3a–l A8 B12 4a–c8 d6 5a–f aa–cc8.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: it00011000

GW: GW 9793;

Hain: C Addenda, 1244b;

Goff: Goff T‑11;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, 632; Sheppard 7358; Vindel, Arte, V 423: 2.

LCN: 14101215


Copy number: T-009(1)

Gatherings A and B only, containing the ‘Tratado contra el murmurar y el maldecir'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter green morocco over marbled paper boards. The title in gilt along the spine. ‘1213' printed on a white paper label on the rear pastedown; ‘4' in manuscript across the upper fore-edge.

Size: 205 × 147 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 136 mm.

Manuscript notes on B12r–v in Spanish in a sixteenth-century Spanish hand.

Provenance: MPC; perhaps to be identified with Don Martin de Polea Castro, Huesca (fl. 1590); monogram stamped in purple ink on A1r. Number stamped in blue ink on A1r: ‘01138'. Don A. Cánovas del Castillo (1828-1897); armorial book-plate. Eric Hyde Lord Sexton (1902-1980); book-plate on circle of tan leather. Presented by Sexton; unsigned note [by David Rogers] on the front pastedown.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. S17.1.

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