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Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. "Giant Bible of Mainz"

Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. ...

Jerome's preface to Pentateuch. Rosenwald 5 No file prints. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Bible O.T.

[Speculum humanae salvationis. French. [from old catalog]]Le mirouer de la rede[m]ption de humain lignaige.[Lyons] Matthias Huss, 3 Mar. 1483/84.

[Speculum humanae salvationis. French. [from old catalog]]Le mirouer d...

Title from colophon, which continues: tra[n]slate de latin en francoys ... veu corrige [et] translate par ... frere Iulien des Augustins de Lyon ... Signatures: pi⁴ a-z⁸ [et]⁸ [con]¹⁰. Goff S-662 Pierpont Morga... more

Boethius, d. 524.De consolatione philosophieDe consolatione philosophiae. Dutch & Latin [from old catalog]Ghent, Arend de Keysere, 3 May 1485.

Boethius, d. 524.De consolatione philosophieDe consolatione philosophi...

In Dutch and Latin, with Dutch commentary. Leaf [2a]: Dit es de tafele dienende desen nauolghenden vijf bouken Boecij De consolatione philosophie. Goff B-812 Hain-Copinger 3400 BM 15th cent., IX, p. 206 (IC.501... more

Recueil des histoires de Troyes.[Lyons, Michel Topié and Jacques Heremberck, 10 Oct. 1490]

Recueil des histoires de Troyes.[Lyons, Michel Topié and Jacques Herem...

Signatures: a-b⁸ c-f⁶ 2f⁸ g-i⁸ k-l⁶ m⁸ A-K⁸ L-N⁶ O⁸ P-Q⁶ R⁸. Goff L-114 Hain 7046 (variations) Copinger 2493 (variation) Rosenwald 405 LC copy: bookplate of Bibliotheca Lindesiana. Dark blue levant morocco with... more

Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum.  Hours [from old catalog]  [Paris, Denis Mellier? ca. 1490]  [80] leaves. cuts: illus., borders. 27 cm. (4to)

Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum. Hours [from old catalog...

Begins (without title) with the cut Astrological man, on the reverse of which is the almanac for 20 years (1488-1508). Type 94G (same font as in BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 152). Goff H-369 Rosenwald 408 LC copy ru... more

Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. [from old catalog]Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum.Hours [from old catalog]Paris, Philippe Pigouchet, 19 Apr. 1494.

Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. [from old catalog]Horae Beatae Vi...

Signatures: +⁸ a-i⁸ l[et]⁸ l⁴. Goff H-376 Reichling 1764 (variations) IGI 4835 Rosenwald 425 LC copy imperfect: leaves [82-83] wanting. Initials and capitals supplied in red or blue; several illus. partly hand-... more

[Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

[Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1839 Plate 1 (Edmund Pitts, Esq.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

[Portrait of William Cowper after George Romney.n.p., ca 1802?]

[Portrait of William Cowper after George Romney.n.p., ca 1802?]

The original of the plate engr. by Blake for the frontispiece of W. Hayley's Life and posthumous writings of William Cowper. Chichester, 1803-04. LC copy accompanied by folder (38 cm.) containing 3 different en... more

Photograph of a page from William Blake's Milton, undated

Photograph of a page from William Blake's Milton, undated

Transcribed from item: "Los and Enitharmon Regard With Horror the Flaming Orc. Blake's Milton. 1804." Item is from the Rosenwald Collection.

The prologue and characters of Chaucer's pilgrims,Canterium tale. Selections

The prologue and characters of Chaucer's pilgrims,Canterium tale. Sele...

"The original reading is copied from the edition of Thomas Speight, printed anno 1687; and the translation from Mr. Ogle's edition, 1741." Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1824 Keynes, G.L.... more

Memories : my seventy-two years in the romantic county of Yuba, California

Memories : my seventy-two years in the romantic county of Yuba, Califo...

William Turner Ellis (b. 1866) was the son of a Marylander who became a well-to-do merchant in Marysville, California. Turner carried on the family business and served on Marysville's Levee Commission for forty... more

Glances at California, 1847-1853 : diaries and letters of William Rich Hutton ..

Glances at California, 1847-1853 : diaries and letters of William Rich...

William Hutton (1826-1901) left Washington, D.C. for California in 1847 as a clerk to his uncle, an army paymaster. He remained for six years, returning east to a distinguished career in civil engineering. Glan... more

A letter from a gold miner, Placerville, California, October, 1850

A letter from a gold miner, Placerville, California, October, 1850

S. Shufelt, a resident of Windham, New York, sailed to California via Panama in May 1849. A letter from a gold miner (1944) prints Shufelt's letter from Placerville recounting his voyage and offering details of... more

Photograph of a page from "Aesopus," 1945

Photograph of a page from "Aesopus," 1945

Transcribed from item: "Aesopus. Naples, 1485. From the Rosenwald Collection."

Photograph of a page from Thomas Hariot's The Arrival of the Englishemen in Virginia, October 1945

Photograph of a page from Thomas Hariot's The Arrival of the Englishem...

Chapter is titled "The Arrival of the Englishemen in Virginia." From the Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress.

The Indians of southern California in 1852; the B.D. Wilson report and a selection of contemporary comment

The Indians of southern California in 1852; the B.D. Wilson report and...

Benjamin Davis Wilson (1811-1878) of Tennessee came to California in 1841, married into the prominent Yorba family, and acquired a vast property, including a ranch that encompassed the site of modern Riverside.... more

Catholicon.

Catholicon.

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Rosenwald 31 Goff B-20 Hain-Copinger 2254 GW 3182, variant 2. Stillwell, M.B. Gutenberg and the Catholicon of 1460, no. 70 (1 line space above... more

Constitutiones

Constitutiones

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Printed on vellum, in black and red. With the gloss of Giovanni d'Andrea. Hain-Copinger 5410 GW 7077, variant note 2. Ricci. Cat. Mayence, 66;... more

De arte praedicandi

De arte praedicandi

Book 4 of the author's De doctrina Christiana. Goff A-1226 Hain 1956 BM 15th cent., I, p. 52 (IB.510) GW 2871 Rosenwald 35 LC copy: gilt brown morocco by Rivière. Provenance: Huth Collection (bookplate). Gift ... more

Institutiones, cum glossa

Institutiones, cum glossa

The glosses variously attributed to Accursius glossator and Franciscus Accursius. Cf. Savigny, Geschichte des röm. Rechts im Mittelalter, v. 5, p. 288; Bib. nat. Rosenwald 36 Goff J-506 Hain 9489 BM 15th cent.... more

Historia naturalis

Historia naturalis

Goff P-786 Hain-Copinger-Reichling 13087 (variation) BM 15th cent., V, p. 153 (IC.19506) (variations) Rosenwald 212 LC copy imperfect: last leaf wanting; leaves [1], [2], [354] and [355] inlaid. A few marginal notes.

Rhetorica ad Herennium

Rhetorica ad Herennium

Has been attributed to M.T. Cicero. Printed on vellum. Rosenwald 214 Goff C-672 Hain 5057 (pt. 1) GW 6709 With this is bound: Cicero, M.T. De inventione. Venice, 1470. The two works were probably issued togethe... more

Biblia pauperum

Biblia pauperum

One of the block books that has survived in the greatest numbers is the Biblia pauperum, a compendium of scripture prepared for the poor and the minor clergy, providing them with material for prayer and reflect... more

Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia. Pars aestivalis

Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia. Pars aestivalis

Leaf [2a]: Hie hebt sich an das Sumer Teil der Heyligen Leben ... 211 printed leaves, with probably two blank leaves at the end (wanting in LC copy). The "Winterteil" (Hain-Copinger 9968, pt. 2), which complete... more

Collationes patrum XXIV.

Collationes patrum XXIV.

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Leaf [162a] (colophon): Hie ennde[t] sich Die viervn[d]zweinczig guldin Harpffen, die gezogen seind auss collac[i]o[n]ib[us] pat[rum] [durch H... more

Summa confessorum

Summa confessorum

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Leaf [277b] (colophon): Hier enndet sich Su[m]ma Ioha[n]nis, die gezogen ist auss dem heyligen Decret Buch vnd von Latein in Tewtsch gemacht d... more

Publius Terentius Afer Carthagine natus ..

Publius Terentius Afer Carthagine natus ..

Title from first line, leaf [1]2. Imprint from Illustrated ISTC (CD-ROM, 2nd ed.) Signatures: [1]⁸ [2-3]¹⁰ [4-5]⁶ [6-9]⁸ [10]⁶ [11-12]⁸ [13-15]¹⁰ [16]⁸ [17-19]¹⁰ [20]⁸ [21]¹⁰ [22-23]⁸ [24]¹⁰ [25-26]⁶ [27-29]⁸ [... more

Postilla in Job

Postilla in Job

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Goff T-236 Hain 1397 BM 15th cent., II, p. 513 (IB.8919) Rosenwald 52 LC copy rubricated throughout. Ms. note on leaf [1a]: Hunc librum legavi... more

Calendarium

Calendarium

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Printed in red and black. Goff R-92 Hain-Copinger 13775 BM 15th cent., II, p. 456 (IA.7877) Schramm, XVIII, p. 5, 16, and illus. Rosenwald 25 ... more

Physica

Physica

Leaf [1a]: [Q]uonia[m] q[ui]de[m] i[n]telligere et scire [con]tingit circa o[mn]es sci[enti]as q[uarum] su[n]t pri[n]cipia a[ut] ca[us]e a[ut] elem[en]ta ex ho[rum] cognit[i]o[n]e ... Signatures: [a-c¹⁰ d-e⁸ f¹... more

Biblia

Biblia

Printed in black and red. Rosenwald 58 Goff B-627 Hain-Copinger 3133 (variations) BM 15th cent., II, p. 323 (IC.5571) GW 4298 (+ note) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy... more

Ars moriendi

Ars moriendi

Block book. Leaves printed on both sides. Signatures: [a¹⁴]. Schreiber, W.L. Manuel, IV, p. 267-312 (ed. XII, with slight variations) BM 15th cent., I, p. 5 (IA.24) Rosenwald 26 LC copy bound with: Passio Chri... more

Rudimentum novitiorum

Rudimentum novitiorum

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Erroneously ascribed to Giovanni da Colonna and to Burchardus de Monte Sion, whose Descriptio Terrae Sanctae is included (leaves [175a-201a). ... more

Biblia

Biblia

Rosenwald 59 Goff B-626 Hain 3131 BM 15th cent., II, p. 358 (IC.6153) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy: initials supplied in red or blue, a few decorated, some illumin... more

De generatione Christi, sive Defensorium inviolatae castitatis B.V. Mariae

De generatione Christi, sive Defensorium inviolatae castitatis B.V. Ma...

Latin distichs with German rhymed translation and Latin commentary. Rosenwald 65 Goff R-151 Hain-Copinger 6085 BM 15th cent., II, p. 486 (IA.8694) (variation) Schramm, XVI, p. 10, 16, and illus. (assigned to Jo... more

Hystoria Sigismunde, der Tochter dess Fürsten Tancredi von Salernia, vnd dess Iünglings Gwisgardi

Hystoria Sigismunde, der Tochter dess Fürsten Tancredi von Salernia, v...

Translated from the Latin of Leonardo Bruni by Niclas von Wyle. Rosenwald 64 Goff B-1240 GW 5643 (variant: 12 woodcuts; leaf [10b] blank) Schreiber, W.L. Handbuch, V, 4487 (same as GW) Also available in digita... more

Die guldin Bibel, innhaltend Belonung der Tugennt vnnd Strouf der Laster.

Die guldin Bibel, innhaltend Belonung der Tugennt vnnd Strouf der Last...

Title extracted from caption of preface (leaf [1a]). Rosenwald 68 Goff R-21 Hain-Copinger 13690 BM 15th cent., II, p. 359 (IB.6177) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy ru... more

Gaistliche Vsslegong des Lebe[n]s Jhesu Cristi.

Gaistliche Vsslegong des Lebe[n]s Jhesu Cristi.

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Rosenwald 72 Goff A-1399 Hain 2146 = 16108 Copinger 3350 (variation) BM 15th cent., II, p. 530 (IB.9249) GW 3084 LC copy: original stamped hal... more

Der Sele Trost.

Der Sele Trost.

Leaf iija: Das ist der Sele Trost genannt ... Comprises only the first part of the earlier (Cologne, 1474) Low German ed. and is an independent version of it. Rosenwald 71 Goff S-358 Hain 14582 BM 15th cent., I... more

Die vierundzwanzig Alten, oder Der goldne Thron.

Die vierundzwanzig Alten, oder Der goldne Thron.

Leaf ia: Diss Buch ist gena[n]nt Die vierundczweinczig Alte[n], od[er] D[er] guldin Tron ... Rosenwald 76 Goff O-119 Hain 12128 BM 15th cent., II, p. 347 (IB.5890) Schramm, IV, p. 15, 50, and illus. Also availa... more

Vita et Fabulae

Vita et Fabulae

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Compiled by Heinrich Steihöwel and originally published ca. 1477 (Ulm, Zainer). Cf. Steinhöwel's Äsop, hrsg. von H. Österley, 1873 (Biblio... more

Herbarium

Herbarium

Rosenwald 237 Goff H-58 Hain 1322 Copinger 532 (variant) BM 15th cent., IV, p. 131 (IA.19267) (variation) GW 2300 LC copy: woodcuts hand-colored. Provenance: F.W.T. Hunger, Amsterdam (bookplate).

Here begynneth the prohemye vpon the reducynge, both out of latyn as of frensshe in to our englyssh tongue of the polytyque book named Tullius de senectute

Here begynneth the prohemye vpon the reducynge, both out of latyn as o...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. This translation of De senectute (Cato maior), though frequently ascribed to John Tiptoft, Earl of Worcester, is probably by William Worcester... more

Postilla super Epistolas et Evangelia

Postilla super Epistolas et Evangelia

Leaf [2a]: Incipit Postilla super Euangelia. Date from colophon on leaf [70a]. Signatures: a-h⁸ i⁶ A-E⁸. Goff G-677 Hain 8261 Rosenwald 380 LC copy: inscription on leaf [1a]: Monasterium Althomÿnster, 1543. Co... more

Histori wie die Türcken vnd andre Geschlecht der Vngleubigen die cristelichen Kirchen vor vil Iaren in manigerley Weiss angefochten

Histori wie die Türcken vnd andre Geschlecht der Vngleubigen die crist...

Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). Translated by Heinrich Steinhöwel. Cf. Friedrich Kraft's H. Steinhöwels Verdeutschung der Historia Hiersolymitana. Strassburg, 1905 (Quellen und Forschungen, 94). Fir... more

Omelia Sancti Iohannis, Episcopi, cognomento Crisostomi, de superscriptione Psalmi quinquagesimi

Omelia Sancti Iohannis, Episcopi, cognomento Crisostomi, de superscrip...

Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). The Liber de compunctione cordis and Liber de reparatione lapsi, called for by the table of contents, are not present. Rosenwald 105 Goff J-290 Hain 5028 BM 15th cent.,... more

Die vierundzwanzig Alten, oder Der goldne Thron

Die vierundzwanzig Alten, oder Der goldne Thron

Leaf ia: Disz Buch ist genant die xxiiii Alten od[er] der guldin Tron ... Rosenwald 98 Goff O-120 Hain 12129 BM 15th cent., II, p.351 (IB.5961) IGI 7040 Schramm, IV, p. 33, 51 and illus. Also available in digit... more

De compunctione cordis

De compunctione cordis

Title extracted from incipit of book 1 (leaf [1b]). Rosenwald 103 Goff J-278 Hain 5045 BM 15th cent., II, p. 612 (IB.9016) IGI 5196 Includes De reparatione lapsi (leaves [17a-30b]) and De quodam adolescente pup... more

Dialogi de dignitate sacerdotii

Dialogi de dignitate sacerdotii

Leaf [36b]: Explicit Liber dyalogoru[m] Sancti Iohannis Crisostomi et Sancti Basilij. Rosenwald 104 Goff J-283 Hain 5050 BM 15th cent., II, p. 613 (IB.9014) IGI 5198 Also available in digital form on the Librar... more

Das Buch der Weisshait der alten Weisen von Anbeginne der Welt von Geschlecht zu Geschlecht

Das Buch der Weisshait der alten Weisen von Anbeginne der Welt von Ges...

Title extracted from explicit (leaf [195a]). Translated from the Latin version of Giovanni da Capua by Anthonius von Pforr. For genealogy of this translation, see the "pedigree" in Bīdpāʼi. Arabic version. Ka... more

Biblia

Biblia

The woodcuts are those of the Low German Bible printed ca. 1478 by Quentell, Cologne. Rosenwald 93 Goff B-632 Hain 3137 BM 15th cent., II, p. 424 (IC.7283) GW 4303 Schramm, XVII, p. 3, 8; v. 8, illus. 358-372 (... more

Le liure des Eneydes

Le liure des Eneydes

Title extracted from colophon. A prose paraphrase rather than a translation. Signatures: a-c⁸ d-g⁶ h-l⁸ m⁶. Goff V-200 Hain 3363 (II) Copinger 6160 (variations) BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 236 (IB.41522) Claudin, A... more

Incipit libellus de raptu anime Tundali et eius visione Tractans de penis inferni et gaudijs paradisi

Incipit libellus de raptu anime Tundali et eius visione Tractans de pe...

First published in German? Cf. Goff T-499. Title from caption, leaf [1]2. Imprint from ISTC. Signatures: [1-3]⁸ [4]⁶ ([1]1 and [4]6 blank). Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, T-497 Hain, L. Repertoriu... more

Le doctrinal du temps présent

Le doctrinal du temps présent

In verse and prose. Goff M-567 Hain 11139 Copinger 4021 Droz, E., ed. Abusé en court, pt. 2 (variation) Rosenwald 384 LC copy: leaf [2] supplied in facsimile. Capitals supplied in red. Provenance: Montesquieu... more

Meditationes, seu Contemplationes devotissimae

Meditationes, seu Contemplationes devotissimae

Goff T-540 Reichling 1100 Dyson Perrins. Ital. book-illustr., 34 Rosenwald 239 LC copy has bookplate of C.W. Dyson Perrins. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Erotemata

Erotemata

Latin and Greek in opposite columns. Abridged by Guarino Veronese. Preceded by the Lord's prayer and the Hail Mary in Latin and Greek. Rosenwald 238 Goff C-494 Hain-Copinger-Reichling 5020 BM 15th cent., V, p. ... more

Itinerarium

Itinerarium

Leaf [1a]: (woodcut title): Iohannes von Monteuilla, Ritter. Translated by Otto von Diemeringen from the French original, supplemented by a Latin translation. Rosenwald 110 Goff M-167 Hain-Copinger 10649 BM 15t... more

Reformation der Stadt Nürnberg

Reformation der Stadt Nürnberg

The woodcut is attributed to Michael Wolgemut. Rosenwald 107 Goff R-37 Hain-Copinger 13716 BM 15th cent., II, p. 426 (IB.7315) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy: illust... more

Commentarium Sancti Iohannis, Episcopi Constantinopolitani, cognomento Crisostomi, in Epistolam Sancti Pauli Apostoli ad Hebreos,

Commentarium Sancti Iohannis, Episcopi Constantinopolitani, cognomento...

Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). Rosenwald 111 Goff J-277 Hain 5029 BM 15th cent., II, p. 612 (IB.9016) IGI 5193 Bound with the author's Omelia Sancti Ioha[n]nis, Episcopi, cognome[n]to Crisostomi, de ... more

Eyn Duytz Kallender gemacht na dem Cisioianus

Eyn Duytz Kallender gemacht na dem Cisioianus

Begins: der Hardmaynt hait xxxi Dach. Calender in Low German, printed in black and red. Rosenwald 113 Goff C-699a Copinger 2234 BM 15th cent., I, p. 268 (IC.4481) GW 7056 Schramm, VIII, p. 25 and illus. Heitz, ... more

La vie saint Anthoine

La vie saint Anthoine

Abridgment of the life by St. Athanasius. Woodcut of St. Antonius on t.p. (repeated on verso). Goff A-888 GW 2207 Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 388

Erklärung der zwölf Artikel des christlichen Glaubens

Erklärung der zwölf Artikel des christlichen Glaubens

Rosenwald 112 Goff E-102 Hain 6668 = 6667 BM 15th cent., II, p. 534 (IB.9348) Schramm, VI, p. 6, 18, and illus. LC copy: illus. and initials colored. Below colophon: Dis Buch hand vns geben die zwo edlen vn[d] ... more

Legenda aurea de Sanctis

Legenda aurea de Sanctis

Goff J-115 Copinger 6445 Murray, C.F. French books, 588 Rosenwald 389 LC copy: initials and paragraph marks supplied in red, initial strokes in yellow; illus. partly colored in yellow. Bookplate of G. de Longeville.

Eunuchus

Eunuchus

Leaf [1a]: Hernach volget ain maisterliche vnd wolgesetzte Comedia zelesen vnd zehören lüstig vnd kurtzwylig, die der ... Maister vnd Poet Therencius ... gesetzt hat ... Translated by Hans Neidhart; the comme... more

Le livre du roy Modus

Le livre du roy Modus

Authorship is now generally ascribed to Henri de Ferrières. Cf. J. Thiébaud's Bibl. des ouvrages français sur la chasse. Paris, 1934, col. 388-395. Goff M-739 Hain-Copinger 11447 BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 386 ... more

Le proprietaire des choses

Le proprietaire des choses

Translated by Jean Corbichon. Edited by Pierre Farget. Signatures: [superscript chi]i⁸ a-z⁸ A-E⁸ F-G¹⁰. Goff B-146 Hain-Copinger 2513 BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 252 (IC.41639) GW 3418 Rosenwald 394 LC copy imperfe... more

Buch der Tugend

Buch der Tugend

A German verse rendition of Fiore di virtù. Signatures: a-c⁸ d-l⁶ m-p⁸ q-z⁶ A-C⁸ D-G⁶ H⁸ I⁶. Rosenwald 118 Goff V-300 Schreiber 5436 Schramm, XXIII, p. 18, and illus. LC copy: contemporary ms. notes.

Chronik von allen Königen und Kaisern

Chronik von allen Königen und Kaisern

In two parts, both including anonymous continuations of Lirer's original work. Rosenwald 115 Goff L-226 Hain-Copinger 10117 BM 15th cent., II, p. 535 (IB.9351) LC copy bound by F. Bedford. Bookplates: Huth, H.C... more

Le liure des ruraulx prouffitz

Le liure des ruraulx prouffitz

Title extracted from prologue (leaf [2a]). Goff C-970 Hain 5836 (note) GW 7830 (variation) Rosenwald 390 LC copy: initial blank leaf torn; leaf [245] mutilated, repaired. Half leather over boards.

Heiligthum und Gnade, wie sie jährlich in Nürnberg ausgerufen werden

Heiligthum und Gnade, wie sie jährlich in Nürnberg ausgerufen werden

Leaf [1a] (t.p.): Wie das hochwirdigist auch kaiserlich Heiligthum vnd die grossen römischen Gnad darzu gegeben, alle Jaer ausgerüfft vnd geweist wirdt in der löblichen Statt Nüremberg. Signatures: [a]⁶. Ro... more

Le rommant de la Rose

Le rommant de la Rose

Begun by Guillaume de Lorris and completed by Jean de Meun. Title from leaf [Ia]: Le Rommant de la Rose. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Goff R-309 Copinger 5156 = 5157 IGI 4... more

Arithmetica Boetij

Arithmetica Boetij

Rosenwald 123 Goff B-828 Hain-Copinger 3426 BM 15th cent., II, p. 381 (IA.6659) GW 4586 LC copy has ms. foliation: 225-230, 232-273. Ms. notes on first and last leaves.

Von den erlychten Frouen

Von den erlychten Frouen

Translated by Heinrich Steinhöwel. Rosenwald 128 Goff B-722 Hain-Copinger 3336 GW 4488 LC copy has hand-colored illus. Provenance inscriptions on t.p. Old tooled leather over boards; clasp broken.

Chronica Hungariae

Chronica Hungariae

Rosenwald 124 Goff T-361 Hain-Copinger 15518 (variations) = 15616 BM 15th cent., II, p. 381 (IB.6665) (but with variant heading on leaf [3a], as in C.F. Murray's Cat. early German books, 411) "Epistola Magistri... more

Lart de cheualerie selon Vegece

Lart de cheualerie selon Vegece

A compilation by Christine de Pisan, mainly from the French translation of Vegetius by Jean de Vignai, with additions from the Arbres des batailles of Honoré Bonet. Cf. M.J. Pinet's Christine de Pisan, p. 358 ... more

Flores Albumasaris

Flores Albumasaris

Known as Flores astrologiae. Probably an abridgment of De magnis coniunctionibus, translated by Joannes Hispalensis from the author's Kitāb aḥkām sinī al-mawālīd and other of his works. Cf. Sarton's An in... more

Eruditorium penitentiale

Eruditorium penitentiale

Goff E-108 Hain-Copinger 13152 (printing ascribed to J.P. Manstener) BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 49 (IA.39480) GW 9391 Rosenwald 401 LC copy imperfect: t.p. supplied (facsimile?). Provenance: Walter Ashburner, Firenze.

Stella clericorum

Stella clericorum

The printer's name is given as an acrostic in the initial letters of each line of 8 distichs at the end. The acrostic is repeated in Pafraet's Deventer printing of 19 Nov. 1488 (Goff S-769). Goff S-768 Copinger... more

Passional, das ist Der Heyligen Leben

Passional, das ist Der Heyligen Leben

Title extracted from colophon (leaf ccclxxxvb). Some of the woodcuts are attributed to Albrecht Dürer. Cf. E. Panofsky's A. Dürer, II, p. 52. Signatures: [a² b-v⁸ x⁶ y⁸ z⁶ A-Z⁸, 2a⁸ 2b⁶ 2c-2d⁸]. Rosenwald 127... more

Prognosticatio in Latino

Prognosticatio in Latino

Assigned to the printer Johann Zainer, Ulm, by BM 15th cent., to a Strassburg printer by Copinger, and to Hainrich Knoblochtzer, Heidelberg, by Ernst Weil in Der Ulmer Holzschnitt in 15. Jahrhundert, p. 124, no... more

Speculum humane vite. Der Menschen Spiegel

Speculum humane vite. Der Menschen Spiegel

Woodcut title. Colophon: Hye endet sich der Spiegel menschliches Lebens ... Translated by Heinrich Steinhöwel. Rosenwald 125 Goff R-233 Hain 13950 BM 15th cent., II, p. 392 (IB.6805) LC copy: the two lines of ... more

Flores musice omnis cantus Gregoriani

Flores musice omnis cantus Gregoriani

A didactic poem, accompanied by a commentary in prose and by musical examples. Rosenwald 130 Goff F-217 Hain-Copinger 7174 BM 15th cent, I, p. 121 (IA.1641) (variations) IGI 4924 LC copy rubricated throughout. ... more

Die hystori Troyana

Die hystori Troyana

German translation by Hans Mair, with interpolations from Konrad von Würzburg. Rosenwald 129 Goff C-778 Hain 5517 BM 15th cent., II, p. 367 (IB.6306) GW 7236 LC copy: contemporary ms. notes.

Compilatio Leupoldi, ducatus Austrie filij, de astrorum scientia, decem continens tractatus

Compilatio Leupoldi, ducatus Austrie filij, de astrorum scientia, dece...

Rosenwald 133 Goff L-185 Hain-Copinger 10042 BM 15th cent., II, p. 382 (IA.6679) IGI 5747 LC copy rubricated; woodcuts part hand-colored. Contemporary marginalia; notes and verse at end. Ex libris Liechtensteinianis.

Missale Pragense

Missale Pragense

Printed in red and black. Canon of the mass ([8] leaves preceding leaf cli) printed on vellum. Rosenwald 141 Goff M-685 Hain-Copinger-Reichling 11263 (variation) Weale-Bohatta 796 LC copy: one of 8 unnumbered l... more

Vision deleytable dela philosofia et delas sciençias

Vision deleytable dela philosofia et delas sciençias

Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). Goff T-389 Hain 15556 BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 356 (IB.42465) Palau y Dulcet, VII, p. 47 Rosenwald 404 LC copy: contemporary ms. notes. Contemporary blind-tooled calf bi... more

De lamiis et phitonicis mulieribus, Teutonice Vnholden vel Hexen

De lamiis et phitonicis mulieribus, Teutonice Vnholden vel Hexen

Rosenwald 134 Goff M-795 Hain-Copinger 11536 BM 15th cent., II, p. 587 (IA.10727) IGI 6688 LC copy rubricated throughout.

Ein hubsche Histori von der kunnigelichenn Stat Troy wie si zerstörett wartt

Ein hubsche Histori von der kunnigelichenn Stat Troy wie si zerstörett...

Woodcut title. Based on the Roman de Troie of Benoit de Sainte-More. German translation by Hans Mair, with interpolations from Konrad von Würzburg. Rosenwald 136 Goff C-799 Hain-Copinger 5518 BM 15th cent., I,... more

Albumasar de magnis coniunctionibus, annorum reuolutionibus, ac eorum profectionibus, octo continens tractatus

Albumasar de magnis coniunctionibus, annorum reuolutionibus, ac eorum ...

Translation by Joannes Hispalensis of the author's Kitāb aḥkām tahāwīl sinī al-mawālīd and other writings, based in great part on al-Kindī. Cf. Sarton. An introd. to the hist. of science, I, p. 568, an... more

Horologium deuotionis

Horologium deuotionis

Title extracted from incipit of prologue (leaf [2a]). Translated by the author. The woodcuts are sometimes ascribed to Dürer. Cf. Erwin Panofsky's A. Dürer, 2nd ed., II, p. 51-52. Rosenwald 139 Goff B-505 Hai... more

Die Walfart oder Bilgerung Vnser Lieben Frauwen

Die Walfart oder Bilgerung Vnser Lieben Frauwen

Rosenwald 138 Goff I-222 Hain-Copinger 9326 BM 15th cent., II, p. 378 (IA.6626) LC copy rubricated throughout; illus. hand-colored.

Le roman de Fierabras

Le roman de Fierabras

A compilation in French prose by Jean Baignon from the French metrical romance Fierabras and Vincent de Beauvais' Speculum historiale. Goff F-169 Hain 7087 Copinger 2504 Murray, C.F. French books, 160 Baudrie... more

Horologiu[m] deuotionis circa vitam ChristiZeitglöcklein des Lebens und Leidens Christi. Latin [from old catalog]Augsburg, Anton Sorg, 1489.

Horologiu[m] deuotionis circa vitam ChristiZeitglöcklein des Lebens un...

Translated by the author. Rosenwald 140 Goff B-504 Hain 2992 = 2996 = 8932 = 8935 Hain-Copinger 2998 GW 4173 IGI 1616 Schramm, IV, p. 40, 52, and illus. Bound with [Thomas à Kempis]. De vita [et] beneficijs Sa... more

Ein allerhailsamste Warnung vor der falschenn Lieb diser Werlt auss Latein zu Tewsch gebracht

Ein allerhailsamste Warnung vor der falschenn Lieb diser Werlt auss La...

Rosenwald 145 Goff W-8 Hain 16150 BM 15th cent., II, p. 464 (IA.8016) LC copy: illus. hand-colored. Vollbehr H16150

Behende vnd hubsche Rechenung auff allen Kauffmanschafft

Behende vnd hubsche Rechenung auff allen Kauffmanschafft

Rosenwald 143 Goff W-14 Hain-Copinger 13712 BM 15th cent., III, p. 624 (IA.11541) LC copy: leaves numbered in ms. A few ms. notes. Ex libris Liechtensteinianis.

Versehung Leib Sel Er vnnd Gutt

Versehung Leib Sel Er vnnd Gutt

Woodcut title. Rosenwald 142 Goff V-235 Hain-Copinger 16019 BM 15th cent., II, p. 463 (IA.7976)

Les apologues et fables de Laurens Valle,

Les apologues et fables de Laurens Valle,

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Translated from the Latin version of Lorenzo Valla by Guillaume Tardif. Includes Tardif's translation of De salibus virorum illustrium ac face... more

Cento nouelle, das seind Die hundert neuen Fabelen oder Historien so die gesaget seind worden zu einer pestilenczischen Zeiten

Cento nouelle, das seind Die hundert neuen Fabelen oder Historien so d...

Translated by Arigo (pseud. of Heinrich Leubing?). Rosenwald 149 Goff B-731 Hain-Copinger 3281 BM 15th cent., II, p. 355 (IB.6050) GW 4452

Teutsch Passion

Teutsch Passion

Signatures: a-v⁸ x⁶. Rosenwald 146 Goff P-138 Hain 12446 (variation) Schreiber, W.L. Handbuch, 3744 (variation) LC copy: illustrations colored.

Itinerarium seu peregrinatio Beate Virginis et Dei genitricis Marie

Itinerarium seu peregrinatio Beate Virginis et Dei genitricis Marie

Title extracted from leaf [2a] (preface). Signatures: a-d⁸ e⁶. Rosenwald 150 Goff I-220 Hain-Copinger 932 = 9323 (?) (variation) BM 15th cent., II, p. 540 (IA.9417) Schramm, VII, p. 9, 14, and illus. 165-183 (v... more