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Peregrinatio in Terram sanctam

Collection Data

Breydenbach, Bernhard von, d. 1497 (Author)
Reuwich, Erhard, fl. 1483-1486 (Printer)
Reuwich, Erhard, fl. 1483-1486 (Artist)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1486
Place: Mainz
Publisher: Erhard Reuwich
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1486 (Breydenbach, B. von. [Peregrinatio in Terram sanctam])
Palestine -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Palestine
Citation/reference: Davidson (1988) 2-9
Statement of responsibility: The woodcuts, which include large views and Oriental alphabets, were designed by Erhard Reuwich the artist who accompanied the epedition.
Content: Colophon, leaf 163b: Sanctarũ peregrinationũ in montem Syon ab venerandũ xp[ist]i se / pulcrũ in Jerusalem. atq[ue] in montê Synai ad diuã virginẽ et maitre [sic] / Katherinã opusculum hoc contentiuũ [p] Erhardũ reüwich ... / impressum Jn ciuitate Moguntina Anno salutis .M.cccc. / lxxxvj. die .xj. Februarij Finit feliter [sic]. /
Content: Gothic type belonging to Peter Schöffer (Proctor 156); 42-44lines. With initial spaces and 2 ornamental initials; without catchwords, foliation and signature marks. Rubricated in red and blue. Woodcuts colored by hand.
Content: Leaf 1b: [woodcut]; leaf 2a: [R]Euerendissimo in xp[ist]o patri et dño dño / Bertholdo ... Archi / episcopo ... / ... Berhar / dus de Breydenbach ...
Content: Leaf 4b, line 1-2: Prefatio /// pera [sic]- / grinationis ...
Physical Description
Hand colored
Extent: 164 l. incl. fold. plates. illus. 31 cm. (fol.)
Signatures: [a-b⁶, c²⁺²⁺²⁺², d², e², f-h²⁺², i-u⁸, x¹⁰, y²⁺²⁺²⁺², z⁸, A⁸] Sig. [A₈] blank.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 27869713
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14376762
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6e828760-fd69-0135-f60d-0f91a4c2b890
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