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Full-page portrait of Sir John Mandeville.

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Full-page portrait of Sir John Mandeville.

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Names
Mandeville, John, Sir (Author)
Collection

Travels.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1459
Place Term: Germany
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 037
Topics
Mandeville, John, Sir
Notes
Ownership : Inside front cover: "Luipold Munzer von babenburg" with two coats of arms. In possession of A. Rosenthal, London, 1938. Accessioned for Spencer, 1941.

Content : 1459 September 7

Content : 25 long lines. Quire signatures. 13 quires of twelve folios each, followed by one of six folios and one of eight folios.

Content : 81 colored drawings, three of which are full-page.

Content : Dated on f. 156v to September 7, 1459.

Content : De Ricci, Supplement, 332. Dictionary Catalog, 902. Library dossier.

Content : Foliation only goes to f. 168 because back pastedown is not counted and because f. 117 is followed by f. 117a.

Content : Large red initials at the opening of each section. Red slashes as placemarkers.

Content : Paper

Content: Text written ca. 1356 by Jean de Bourgogne, with real English nobleman as hero; was intended as guide for pilgrims to the Holy Land. Michael Velser translated it into German; his version first printed in Augsburg by Anton Sorg in 1481.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 16836940-c60a-012f-b697-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1459: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Full-page portrait of Sir John Mandeville." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1459. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec11-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Full-page portrait of Sir John Mandeville." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec11-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1459). Full-page portrait of Sir John Mandeville. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec11-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Full-page portrait of Sir John Mandeville.