VORAGINE (JACOBUS DE) Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia, Strassburg, 1490
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VORAGINE (JACOBUS DE) Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia, Strassburg, 1490
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VORAGINE (JACOBUS DE)
Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia, 264 leaves, 46 lines, Gothic type, double column, capitals supplied in alternate red and blue, 7-line initial at head of prologue with penwork and extension in margin, a1 with 7-line initial in green on a blue ground with marginal extension, and right hand border decoration of leaves in red, pink and brown, approximatetly 10 single wormholes to opening leaf, 6 holes to approximately 8 further leaves and the odd wormhole to a few others, some ink annotations in the margins in an early hand, ownership inscription on title, later ownership signature of "Francis K. ?Forbes. Vienna, 21st. Jan: 1829" on front free endpaper, blindstamp on first and last leaves, eighteenth century German calf, [ISTC ij00124000; Goff J124; GW M11281], folio (277 x 195mm.), Strassburg, [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], 16 August 1490
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