Material Evidence
in Incunabula

Cambridge MA, Harvard Library, Houghton Library (US): WKR 1.2.11

ISTC No.ig00408000
SubjectTheology-Pastoral
Keywordstranslation; collection
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02010165
Holding InstitutionCambridge MA, Harvard Library, Houghton Library (US)
CollectionRichardson Collection
ShelfmarkWKR 1.2.11
NoteA more precise collation than that given by BMC would include the following: [g]7 + 1.
Record created by John Lancaster.
Size of leaves305 × 210 mm
SourceWalsh 539

Provenance 1471 - 1570

PlacePforzheim (Geonames Id: 2853969)
Areae-gx
Time period1471 - 1570
Provenance nameDominikanerinnenkloster <Pforzheim>, 1285 - 1564 [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Religious)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteMS ownership notation on [a]1r, “Diss büch gehört gän pfortze[n] in d[em] frowe[n] closter”.
Binding note16th-century blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards; space for clasp plate on back cover, brass latch on front, replacement pigskin thong with brass clasp attached stitched into the empty space on back cover.
Binding date16th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialAlum Tawed Skin
FurnitureYes
Binding statusOriginal binding (not significantly altered)
ToolingBlind
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
Rubrication noteLarge initial spaces at beginning of books not filled in; small initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlinings added in red; traces of MS quiring; woodcut colored. (15th century?)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Provenance 1939 - 1939

PlaceOxford (Geonames Id: 2640729)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1939 - 1939
Provenance nameA. Rosenthal <Ltd.>, 1939 - [Corporate body; Bookseller] (Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
NoteClipped bookseller’s catalogue entry mounted on front flyleaf, with description in English and Richardson’s note: “Rosenthal. Sept. 1939” (i.e A. Rosenthal Ltd., Oxford, cat. 1?).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain

Provenance 1931 - 1960

PlaceBoston (Geonames Id: 4930956)
Arean-us-ma
Time period1931 - 1960
Provenance nameRichardson, William King, 1859 - 1951 [Person; Donor] (Male, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteRichardson bookplate. Clipped bookseller’s catalogue entry mounted on front flyleaf, with description in English and Richardson’s note: “Rosenthal. Sept. 1939” (i.e A. Rosenthal Ltd., Oxford, cat. 1?).
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Provenance 1951 -

PlaceCambridge (Geonames Id: 4931972)
Arean-us-ma
Time period1951 -
Provenance nameHarvard College Library, 1636- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Note1951 — Bequest of William King Richardson.
Method of acquisitionBequest
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2017-05-29 07:04:13

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Cambridge MA, Harvard Library, Houghton Library (US): WKR 1.2.11

ISTC No.ig00408000
SubjectTheology-Pastoral
Keywordstranslation; collection
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02010165
Holding InstitutionCambridge MA, Harvard Library, Houghton Library (US)
CollectionRichardson Collection
ShelfmarkWKR 1.2.11
NoteA more precise collation than that given by BMC would include the following: [g]7 + 1.
Record created by John Lancaster.
Size of leaves305 × 210 mm
SourceWalsh 539

Provenance 1471 - 1570

PlacePforzheim (Geonames Id: 2853969)
Areae-gx
Time period1471 - 1570
Provenance nameDominikanerinnenkloster <Pforzheim>, 1285 - 1564 [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Religious)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteMS ownership notation on [a]1r, “Diss büch gehört gän pfortze[n] in d[em] frowe[n] closter”.
Binding note16th-century blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards; space for clasp plate on back cover, brass latch on front, replacement pigskin thong with brass clasp attached stitched into the empty space on back cover.
Binding date16th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialAlum Tawed Skin
FurnitureYes
Binding statusOriginal binding (not significantly altered)
ToolingBlind
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
Rubrication noteLarge initial spaces at beginning of books not filled in; small initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlinings added in red; traces of MS quiring; woodcut colored. (15th century?)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Provenance 1939 - 1939

PlaceOxford (Geonames Id: 2640729)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1939 - 1939
Provenance nameA. Rosenthal <Ltd.>, 1939 - [Corporate body; Bookseller] (Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
NoteClipped bookseller’s catalogue entry mounted on front flyleaf, with description in English and Richardson’s note: “Rosenthal. Sept. 1939” (i.e A. Rosenthal Ltd., Oxford, cat. 1?).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain

Provenance 1931 - 1960

PlaceBoston (Geonames Id: 4930956)
Arean-us-ma
Time period1931 - 1960
Provenance nameRichardson, William King, 1859 - 1951 [Person; Donor] (Male, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteRichardson bookplate. Clipped bookseller’s catalogue entry mounted on front flyleaf, with description in English and Richardson’s note: “Rosenthal. Sept. 1939” (i.e A. Rosenthal Ltd., Oxford, cat. 1?).
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Provenance 1951 -

PlaceCambridge (Geonames Id: 4931972)
Arean-us-ma
Time period1951 -
Provenance nameHarvard College Library, 1636- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Note1951 — Bequest of William King Richardson.
Method of acquisitionBequest
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2017-05-29 07:04:13