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[Leben der heiligen Altväter].

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[Leben der heiligen Altväter].
Jerome, Saint (d. 419 or 20) (Author)
Prüss, Johann (1447-1510) (Printer)

Leben der heiligen Altväter].

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1482 (Approximate)
Place: [Strasbourg]
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Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ger. 1482
Christian saints
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
RLIN/OCLC: ocn131742312
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16830915
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f04873e0-c61a-012f-b25b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1482: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "[Leben der heiligen Altväter]." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1482. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/893bf0a4-e200-5976-e040-e00a18064368

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "[Leben der heiligen Altväter]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/893bf0a4-e200-5976-e040-e00a18064368

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1482). [Leben der heiligen Altväter]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/893bf0a4-e200-5976-e040-e00a18064368

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[Leben der heiligen Altväter].