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Aesopus moralisatus [text]

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1497
Place: Augsburg
Publisher: Johann Schönsperger
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ger. 1497 79-91 [Text]
Content: "A reprint from one of Quentell's issues [Cologne]" - Brit. Mus. Cat. (XV cent.)
Content: Binding, modern, of dark brown morocco, blind-stamped.
Content: Brit. Mus. Cat. (XV cent.) II, p. 371 (IA 6376) // Gesamtkat. d. Wiegendr., 414 // Goff. Third census, A-139 //
Content: Illustrations: large woodcut on t. p. (master and two pupils, with inscription: Accipies tanti docioris [sic] dogmata sancti. Cf. W. L. Schreiber. Die deutschen Accipies... -Holzschnitte. Strassburg, 1908, p. 34-35 and plate 22)
Content: Latin metrical version of the Fables by the Anonymus Neveleti (i. e. Walter of England?) with commentary (Graecia disciplinarum) and interlinear gloss in Latin.
Content: Leaf [1a] (t. p.): Esopus moralisatus cum bono cõmento.
Content: Provenance: A[lbert] E[hrmann] (bookplate; stamp), from his Bibliotheca Broxbourniana (bookplate)
Content: Rubricated; initials supplied in red, one historiated.
Content: Signatures: a-c⁶, d⁴, e-g⁶.
Physical Description
Extent: [40] l. Woodcut: illus. 4⁰. 19.6 cm
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10621775
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 025b0120-c605-012f-a7ba-58d385a7bc34
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