Biblia latina.

Uniform title
[Strasbourg] : [Heinrich Eggestein], [not after 1468]
2 volumes ; 41 cm (folio)


Former owner
  • Title and imprint from the Incunabula short title catalogue.
  • Printed in two columns, 45 lines.
  • Initial spaces; also spaces for rubrics.
  • Collation of volume 2: [1-6¹⁰ 7¹² 8¹⁰ 9-10¹⁰ 11¹⁰ 12¹⁰ 13-18¹⁰ 19-20¹⁰ 21-23¹⁰ 24⁶].
  • Princeton copy 1: Imperfect: has volume 2 only; wants leaf 1/10 (Prologue and beginning of Proverbs), blank leaf 8/10 (present as stub), leaves 11/2 and 11/11 (with text of Daniel chapters 2-3 and Hosea chapters 8-13 supplied in manuscript in the 16th century) and final leaf 24/6 (End of Apocalypse).
  • Princeton copy 1: Rubricated and illuminated by the Salzburg and Vienna book artist Ulrich Schreier; smaller initials, chapter headings and capital strokes in red ink; large 6-line initials illuminated in blue, green, gold, red, yellow and lavender; 4-line initials with pen-flourished decoration in green and red and floriate extensions.
Binding note
Princeton copy 1: 20th century linen boards with brown morocco spine.
Princeton copy 1: Bookplate of the Dutch book collector Ulco Proost ("Ex libris U.P No. 1300") on front pastedown.
  • Incunabula short title catalogue, ib00531000
  • Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, B531
  • Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, I, page 66 (IC. 702)
  • Catalogue of books printed in the fifteenth century now in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, B-241
  • Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 4206
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Place name(s)
France Strasbourg.
Incipit title
  • [F]rater Ambrosius tua michi munuscula perferens. detulit simul et suauissimas litteras. que a principio amiciciar[um] fide[m] probate iam fidei et veteris amicicie noua ...
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