Legenda aurea.

Author
Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Augustae Vindelicorum, Gintherus Zainer, ca. 1474]
Description
CCClxxxxvij numb. l., 3 l. illus. 32 cm. (fol.)

Details

Subject(s)
SaintsEarly works to 1800 [Browse]
Former owner
Notes
  • Not in Hain, Reichling or Brit. mus.
  • Signatures: [a-z¹⁰, A-Q¹⁰, R⁸, S²]
  • Many errors in the numbering of the leaves: 53 numbered lv; 117, cxvi; 130, xxxc; 160, clxxx; 162, clxi; 189, clxxxviij; 216, cclxxi; 258, cclviiij; 310, cccxx; 315, cccv; 322, ccclxxij; 323, ccxxiij; 383, ccclxxiiij; 330, ccxxx; 337, cccxxxxvij; 338, ccclxxxviij; 356, ccclvij; 383, ccclxxxiiij; 387, ccclxxxvj. Several of the leaves are not numbered.
  • ExI copy has marginal notes; f. 121b has 2 lines of text added in ms. at foot of page.
  • The woodcuts first appeared in Zainer's German edition of 1471-72. 141 individual woodcuts and 22 repeats, in addition to the woodcut capitals. Historiated initial, f.17b; many other ornamental initials. First initial supplied in red and blue. All other initials and capitals supplied in red.
  • ExI copy has contemporary manuscript index on flyleaf.
Binding note
ExI copy bound in contemporary full stamped pigskin, with five brass bosses on each cover, clasps missing.
Provenance
ExI copy has bookplate of Sinclair Hamilton.
References
  • Cop., 6387
  • Proctor, 1559 (6 Augsburg 1-4)
  • Schreiber, 4326
  • Murray, Germ., 431
  • Stillwell-J75 SH (var.)
  • Goff, J-84
LCCN
ca 18001140
OCLC
43833470
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