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Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US): EXKA Incunabula 1498 Catholic Church

ISTC No.ih00395000
TitleHorae: ad usum Romanum (Rome) [French and Latin]
ImprintParis : Philippe Pigouchet, for Simon Vostre, 16 Sept. 1498
Format
Languagefrm
SubjectLiturgy
Keywordsreligion; literature-devotional; education
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02013229
Holding InstitutionDepartment of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US)
CollectionGrenville Kane Collection
ShelfmarkEXKA Incunabula 1498 Catholic Church
NoteRecord created by John Lancaster.
Size of leaves210 × 150 mm
Support material (book)Parchment

Provenance 1501 - 1600

Areae-fr
Time period1501 - 1600
Provenance TypeBinding
Binding note16th-century Lyonnaise binding of full brown goatskin with large center and corner panel-stamped ornaments in gold on both covers; gold-tooled spine with stamp of a bird (3 variations) within panels; all edges gilt and gauffered. Spine tooled but without title.
Binding date16th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
ToolingGold
EdgesGilt
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedYes
Decoration NoteInitials, paragraph marks, and ornaments in gold on red or blue background throughout. Major initials in color on gold and colored background, with white highlighting, and leaf and flower decoration in open spaces.
Rubrication noteText underlined throughout in red. (16th century)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1861 - 1870

Areae-uk-en
Time period1861 - 1870
Provenance nameGale, Joseph [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
S. G. [Person; Donor] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteInscription on a front flyleaf: "Joseph Gale from S. G., Octr 16th 1864."
Method of acquisitionDonation
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Provenance 1901 - 1910

PlaceLondon
Areae-uk-en
Time period1901 - 1910
Provenance nameBernard Quaritch Ltd. <London> [Corporate body; Bookseller] (No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
NoteHenry Yates Thompson's bookplate on front pastedown records his purchase from Quaritch, Dec. 15, 1906.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1930

PlaceLondon
Areae-uk-en
Time period1801 - 1930
Provenance nameThompson, Henry Yates, 1838 - 1928 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteThompson's bookplate on front pastedown, with ms. additions of (catalogue number?) "80a" in upper blank space, and price code and purchase note in lower blank space "ms.: "bse.e.e [i.e. £160.0.0] Quaritch Dec. 15. 1906"; lot 85 in the Sotheby sale of some of his mss. and printed books on vellum, 22 June 1921.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price160/0/0 pounds sterling
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1921 - 1930

PlaceLondon
Areae-uk-en
Time period1921 - 1930
Provenance nameP. J. & A. E. Dobell <Booksellers>, 1914 - 1946 [Corporate body; Bookseller] (No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
Note"Dobell" is recorded by Book Prices Current as the purchaser of this copy at the Henry Yates Thompson sale, Sotheby, 22 June 1921, for £98.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price98/0/0 pounds sterling
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceAuction / Sales Catalogue

Provenance 1921 - 1850

PlaceTuxedo Park
Arean-us-ny
Time period1921 - 1850
Provenance nameKane, Grenville, 1854 - 1943 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteBookplate of Grenville Kane on front pastedown, with his ms. notes elsewhere, including date of purchase "1921".
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Provenance 1941 -

PlacePrinceton, NJ
Arean-us-nj
Time period1941 -
Provenance namePrinceton university, Library, 1746 - 9999 [Corporate body; Present Owner] (No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
NotePurchased from the estate of Grenville Kane by the Trustees of Princeton University, 1946.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2017-11-29 22:57:15

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Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US): EXKA Incunabula 1498 Catholic Church

ISTC No.ih00395000
TitleHorae: ad usum Romanum (Rome) [French and Latin]
ImprintParis : Philippe Pigouchet, for Simon Vostre, 16 Sept. 1498
Format
Languagefrm
SubjectLiturgy
Keywordsreligion; literature-devotional; education
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02013229
Holding InstitutionDepartment of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US)
CollectionGrenville Kane Collection
ShelfmarkEXKA Incunabula 1498 Catholic Church
NoteRecord created by John Lancaster.
Size of leaves210 × 150 mm
Support material (book)Parchment

Provenance 1501 - 1600

Areae-fr
Time period1501 - 1600
Provenance TypeBinding
Binding note16th-century Lyonnaise binding of full brown goatskin with large center and corner panel-stamped ornaments in gold on both covers; gold-tooled spine with stamp of a bird (3 variations) within panels; all edges gilt and gauffered. Spine tooled but without title.
Binding date16th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
ToolingGold
EdgesGilt
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedYes
Decoration NoteInitials, paragraph marks, and ornaments in gold on red or blue background throughout. Major initials in color on gold and colored background, with white highlighting, and leaf and flower decoration in open spaces.
Rubrication noteText underlined throughout in red. (16th century)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1861 - 1870

Areae-uk-en
Time period1861 - 1870
Provenance nameGale, Joseph [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
S. G. [Person; Donor] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteInscription on a front flyleaf: "Joseph Gale from S. G., Octr 16th 1864."
Method of acquisitionDonation
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Provenance 1901 - 1910

PlaceLondon
Areae-uk-en
Time period1901 - 1910
Provenance nameBernard Quaritch Ltd. <London> [Corporate body; Bookseller] (No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
NoteHenry Yates Thompson's bookplate on front pastedown records his purchase from Quaritch, Dec. 15, 1906.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1930

PlaceLondon
Areae-uk-en
Time period1801 - 1930
Provenance nameThompson, Henry Yates, 1838 - 1928 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteThompson's bookplate on front pastedown, with ms. additions of (catalogue number?) "80a" in upper blank space, and price code and purchase note in lower blank space "ms.: "bse.e.e [i.e. £160.0.0] Quaritch Dec. 15. 1906"; lot 85 in the Sotheby sale of some of his mss. and printed books on vellum, 22 June 1921.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price160/0/0 pounds sterling
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1921 - 1930

PlaceLondon
Areae-uk-en
Time period1921 - 1930
Provenance nameP. J. & A. E. Dobell <Booksellers>, 1914 - 1946 [Corporate body; Bookseller] (No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
Note"Dobell" is recorded by Book Prices Current as the purchaser of this copy at the Henry Yates Thompson sale, Sotheby, 22 June 1921, for £98.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price98/0/0 pounds sterling
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceAuction / Sales Catalogue

Provenance 1921 - 1850

PlaceTuxedo Park
Arean-us-ny
Time period1921 - 1850
Provenance nameKane, Grenville, 1854 - 1943 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteBookplate of Grenville Kane on front pastedown, with his ms. notes elsewhere, including date of purchase "1921".
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Provenance 1941 -

PlacePrinceton, NJ
Arean-us-nj
Time period1941 -
Provenance namePrinceton university, Library, 1746 - 9999 [Corporate body; Present Owner] (No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
NotePurchased from the estate of Grenville Kane by the Trustees of Princeton University, 1946.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2017-11-29 22:57:15