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Bod-Inc: T-262

Tucher, Hans

Reise in das gelobte Land [German].


Analysis of Content

a2r Tucher, Hans: Reise in das gelobte Land. R. Herz, Die Reise ins “Gelobte Land” Hans Tuchers des Älteren, Wissensliteratur im Mittelalter, 38 (Wiesbaden, 2002), 339-638. See also VL IX 1127-32, at 1129.


Imprint: Augsburg: Anton Sorg, 1486. Folio.


Collation: a–g8.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: it00494000

Hain: HC *15667;

Goff: Goff T‑494;

BMC: BMC II 352;

Proctor: Pr 1701;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑492; Herz, Die Reise ins “Gelobte Land”, 172-3, with the Bodleian copy listed at 173, also 244-7, 290; Rhodes 1735; Sheppard 1251. Microfiche: Unit 6: Image of the World: Travellers' Tales, TT 140.

LCN: 14720265


Copy number: T-262(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Eighteenth-century half calf, the spine gold-tooled, over marbled pasteboards. Red-edged leaves. Marbled pastedowns.

Size: 278 × 195 × 18 mm.

Size of leaf: 272 × 180 mm.

‘xxi' in black ink on the upper margin of a2r. A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and providing corrections to the text, in German, and ‘nota' marks in an early German hand in brown ink. Also a few paragraph marks in red.

Provenance: Carl Rhuen (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on g8v: ‘Carl Rhuen von Nurnberg Inn Wien bey Gilgen Feuchter Zuerfragen'. London, British Museum; red oval purchase stamp; shelfmarks ‘790.l.25'; ‘IB.6001'; T. A. Birrell suggests in a private letter of 23 Jan. 1999 that it was probably purchased after 1837; duplicate. Transferred to the Bodleian in Oct. 1913; see ‘List of Duplicate Incunabula' (Library Records c. 1054), no. 1.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. G5.1486.1.

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