Oxford, Bodleian Library (GB): Auct. 3Q inf. 1.2.
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
Imprint[Strassburg : Printer of the 1481 'Legenda aurea'], 1481
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy
Description of Copy
Holding InstitutionOxford, Bodleian Library (GB)
ShelfmarkAuct. 3Q inf. 1.2.
Provenance nameMunich, Royal Library (now Bayerische Staatsbibliothek) many Munich duplicates contained in Catalogue of a Valuable Collection of Choice, Rare, & Curious Books, Consigned from Germany (London: S. Leigh Sotheby, 27 Aug. 1841); in 1850 320 volumes of incunabula were acquired from the Royal Library in Munich for £113. 19. 6, as stated in the manuscript accounts of the year (Library Records b. 3); these were not included in Books Purchased; many Munich duplicates here stated to have been `acquired between 1847 and c.1892' would have been acquisitions of 1850; many of these books appear to have been shelfmarked from `Auct. 5Q 1. 1' to `Auct. 5Q 6.100', although several books in this range were acquired earlier or later than 1850; see also Butsch, Fidelis, Haugg, Carpar, and Quatremère de Quincy, Antoine; see also Lebendiges Büchererbe. Säkularisation, Mediatisierung und die Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Munich, 2003), esp. at 9-53, for the acquisition of books from dissolved German monastic houses, and their removal to the Royal Library in Munich.
NoteDuplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; 'Duplum' in black ink on front pastedown.
NoteProvenance: Rott am Inn, Bavaria, Benedictines, SS. Marinus et Anianus; inscription within the body of the initial 'Q' on [a2r]: 'FF. Benedd. Oeno-Rothensium'.
Time period1801 - 2000
Provenance nameCohn, Albert (1827-1905), 1827 - 1905 bookseller, Berlin, Mohrenstraße, 53; see Erich Carlsohn, `Albert Cohn. Ein Berliner Antiquar, Gelehrter und Menschenfreund', Börsenblatt für den deutschen Buchhandel, 16 (1960), 748-52; Fritz Homeyer, Deutsche Juden als Bibliophile und Antiquare (Tübingen, 1963), 18-19.
NotePurchased from Albert Cohn; catalogue 159, no. 318 for 24 Marks; see Library Bills, 26 Apr. 1884.
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