Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1465 (Approximate)
Edition: Fourth edition
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1465 (Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis (Block-book). Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis)
Block books, German
Wood-engraving, German
Content: l. 1b: Conüsi ab ydolis p[er] p[r]edicacionẽ b̃ti iohãnis d[r]usiana et ceteri / ...
Content: l. 48a: ... Jn sepulchro eius nichil nisi / manna ĩuentum est qd' usq[ue] hodie / scaturire ternitue: /
Ownership: Signatures: A-Z², 3[blkloz]², gathered as [a-c¹⁶] For table of gatherings and signatures, cf. Sotheby, p. 21.
Citation/reference: BMC, I, 3.IB.41; Schreiber, IV, 164-165; Sotheby: Principia typographica, I, 21-23
Content: Leaf 7 is in the second state (cf. Schreiber, IV, 164); l. 18, 21, 34, 45 and 47 vary slightly from the descriptions given by Schreiber.
Content: The Libri copy.
Content: Imperfect: l. 14 and 18 are wanting, supplied in ms. facsimile.
Physical Description
Extent: 48 l. illus. 31 cm. (fol.)
Block-book, printed in Germany. Text in Gothic lettering. Printed in brown ink on one side of leaf on opposite pages. With signature marks; without foliation. Illustrations colored by hand. In parchment covers (mutilated); in buckram case.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14369708
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25c449a0-de56-012f-06f5-58d385a7bbd0
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