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Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298
[Augustae Vindelicorum, Gintherus Zainer, ca. 1474]
CCClxxxxvij numb. l., 3 l. illus. 32 cm. (fol.)
Early works to 1800
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.
ExI copy bound in contemporary full stamped pigskin, with five brass bosses on each cover, clasps missing.
ExI copy has bookplate of Sinclair Hamilton.
Proctor, 1559 (6 Augsburg 1-4)
Murray, Germ., 431
Stillwell-J75 SH (var.)
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