Cambridge, University Library (GB): Inc.4.B.3.85
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
ImprintVenice : [Bonetus Locatellus], for Octavianus Scotus, 3 Nov. 1488
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy
Description of Copy
Holding InstitutionCambridge, University Library (GB)
NoteTitle from caption at incipit on leaf a1 recto.
Place and date of printing from colophon on leaf u4 recto, which reads in full: Venetijs. tertio nonas nouembris .1488.
Woodcut Scotus/Locatellus device on leaf u4 verso. For Scotus/Locatellus devices, see BM 15th cent., V, 436.
Format is quarto (recorded by Goff and others as folio)
Incorrectly entered as Sermones de sanctis in Goff J191, Oates 1951 and others.
Spaces left blank for initials, with printed guide letters.
Signatures: [pi]² a-t⁸ u⁴. First leaf [pi1] blank.
Table of contents, [pi2]r-v; printer's register, [pi2]v; Jacobus de Voragine. Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia, with prologue, a2r-s3v; [Additional legends], s3v-t1v; "De sancto Guilielmo", t1v-t2r; [Additional legends], t2r-u2r; "De sancto Bernardino", u2r-u4r; colophon, u4r; publisher's device, u4v.
BN cat. des incun., J-93
Copinger-Reichling, 6552 = 6451
Goff, J120a = J191
Wanting blank leaf [pi1].
, CLVI leaves :
Original item identifier in source database: 5260455
PlaceCambridge (Geonames Id: 2653941)
NoteInscribed 'Ex libris P[res]b[yte]ri Hieronymi Doni [?; Donati ?] Theol. Aug[us]tini [?]' on leaf [pi1] recto, Italy, 16th century. Marked '1228' in red crayon on upper pastedown and on leaf a1 recto. Stephen Gaselee, C.B.E., Fellow of Magdalene College, his address 'Stephen Gaselee / Magdalene College / Cambridge', bibliographical references and number '127' on upper pastedown. Listed in S. Gaselee, A list of the early printed books in the possession of Stephen Gaselee, Cambridge, 1920, p. 18, no. 127. Presented by Gaselee on 5 November 1934.
Binding noteLimp parchment, with manuscript title 'Voragine sopra santi e num[ero] [?]' along spine, Italy, late 15th or early 16th century, a partially erased note on the upper cover reading 'Rome', late 15th century; restored.
Manuscript notesMarginal manuscript nota signs, mostly maniculae, notabilia and notes in cursive hands, some cropped away by later binder, Italy, late 15th and early 16th century. A note on leaf u4 verso, Italy, 16th century.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
Last Edit2017-04-30 12:00:00