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[The heathens coming to Abraham to ask to be baptized]

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Names
Jerome, Saint (d. 419 or 20) (Author)
Prüss, Johann (1447-1510) (Printer)
Collection

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1482
Place Term: [Strasbourg]
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ger. 1482
Topics
Christian saints
Notes
Content : Illustrations: 150 woodcuts within single-line borders, including 37 repeats and 7 cuts printed from a later state of 5 of the blocks used earlier in the volume. Many ornamental initials, of several sizes and styles, including a large calligraphic S (twice repeated) with flourishes extending across the page. Rubricated throughout, and with 4 rubricated initials. 7 woodcuts and 7 initials colored by hand.

Content : Binding, contemporary, of stamped pig-skin over wooden boards, with remains of brass clasps.

Content : First and last leaves (blank) wanting; without the four leaves of tables mentioned by Hain.

Content : Gothic type (Proctor 3251); 34 lines. Possibly printed by Johann Prüss.--cf. BMC, I, xxvi, 168.

Content: Hain 8603. BMC, I, 168. IB. 15348. Schreiber 4216. Muther 808. Fairfax Murray 199. Morgan 219. Kristeller: Strassburger Bücher-Illustration, 4.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : Ocn131742312
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b16830915
UUID: f1597bb0-c61a-012f-d99b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1482: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The heathens coming to Abraham to ask to be baptized]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1482. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6ca1e22e-f0ef-7dd3-e040-e00a180632da

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The heathens coming to Abraham to ask to be baptized]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6ca1e22e-f0ef-7dd3-e040-e00a180632da

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[The heathens coming to Abraham to ask to be baptized]