Material Evidence
in Incunabula

St Andrews, University Library (GB): TypGU.A78ZJ

ISTC No.ij00091000
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
ImprintUlm : Johann Zainer, [not after 1478]
Format
Languagelat
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02017763
Holding InstitutionSt Andrews, University Library (GB)
CollectionTypographic
ShelfmarkTypGU.A78ZJ
NoteHeld within the division of Special Collections
NoteCreated by Jamie Cumby
Size of leaves289 × 195 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Copy Features - NoteWanting leaf a1
Support material (book)Paper
Support material (plates)Paper

Provenance

Areaew
Provenance TypeDecoration
Method of acquisitionunknown
RubricationYes
Rubrication noteRubricated throughout, supplying pilcrows, underlining, and indicating some majuscule characters, with some ink embellishment of woodcut initials, and initials supplied in red in the index. Rubrication of majuscule characters stops from [270]v-[275]v, [277]v-[280]r, [281]v-[282]r, [336]v, [338]v-[339]r, [358]v; pen trial [297]r "ll", [341]r "qq" (Late fifteenth to early sixteenth century)

Provenance

Areaew
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Date of evidenceLate fifteenth to sixteenth centuries
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesExtensive manuscript notes in Latin in both light brown and dark brown inks in humanist hand, varying between upright roman script and more cursive notes, from leaf [4] through to an abrupt end after leaf [41]r, followed by: [172]r correction, [245]r; structuring text, distilling arguments, corrections to the text; underlining, with rough manicules and marks in margins - [149]r, [213]r, [234]v, [308]r
Ms. notes (frequency)Extensive
Location in BookFirst half
CorrectionsYes
SupplementsYes
Extraction of keywordsYes
Structuring the textYes
CommentsYes
Reading marks (underlining and pointing hands)Yes

Provenance

Areaew
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Date of evidencesixteenth century
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesSingle Latin secretary hand note in grey ink [379]r
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
CommentsYes

Provenance

Areaen
Binding noteOriginally bound in near contemporary calf on wood boards, with double blind fillets around edges and panelling and with evidence of four corner bosses and one central boss, the upper board has been covered later in two pieces of blind tooled vellum taken from a whole seventeenth-century octavo binding cut down and reused, both pieces with blind tooled triple fillet around edges and panelling, framed with double-wide palmette roll stamp, panelling with two fleurette stamps - one used in quadrille and in the corners of the central panel, and the second at the corners of the upper and lower panels, with two brass and vellum clasps contemporary with the covering of the upper board, with fragments of a 14th century manuscript used as binding waste, pastedowns are unwatermarked laid paper. Resized octavo binding similar in style to BSG DELTA 65375 RES
Binding date17th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
FurnitureYes
Binding statusOriginal binding (repaired)
Binding Dimensions299 × 203 × 98 mm
TitlingNone
ToolingBlind
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain

Provenance

Provenance TypeInscription
NotePartially cancelled inscription in dark brown ink on leaf [2] "ip No3 3"
Date of evidenceSeventeenth or Eighteenth centuries

Provenance

Areae-fr
Provenance TypeSeller's mark/note
NoteBooksellers' notes in French in pencil on front pastedown, partially obscured by St Andrews bookplate, describing rarity of the volume, and providing a reference to Alfred Boinette and Marcel Lallemand's "Jean Errard de Bar-le-Duc, "premier ingénieur du très chrestien roy de France et de Navarre, Henry IV": sa vie, ses oeuvres, sa fortification (lettres inédites de Henri IV et de Sully)" (Paris: Dumoulin, 1884)
Date of evidenceNinteenth to twentieth centuries
Method of acquisitionunknown

Provenance 1413 -

PlaceSt Andrews (Geonames Id: 2638864)
Areae-uk-st
Time period1413 -
Provenance nameSt Andrews (Scotland), University, 1413 [Corporate body; Present Owner] (University, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteSt Andrews University Library purchase on the recommendation of George Hebert Bushnell (university librarian 1925-1960) and "AMH", priced at £26, received 26 february, 1955. Accession notes state "on approval, alternative to 149, Malborough 30/155" ; St Andrews University Library Catalogue of Incunabula (1956), 32
Date of evidence1955
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price26 GBP
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceHist. Library Catalogue / Accession Journal

Other Information

Last Edit2017-08-17 15:08:51

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St Andrews, University Library (GB): TypGU.A78ZJ

ISTC No.ij00091000
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
ImprintUlm : Johann Zainer, [not after 1478]
Format
Languagelat
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02017763
Holding InstitutionSt Andrews, University Library (GB)
CollectionTypographic
ShelfmarkTypGU.A78ZJ
NoteHeld within the division of Special Collections
NoteCreated by Jamie Cumby
Size of leaves289 × 195 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Copy Features - NoteWanting leaf a1
Support material (book)Paper
Support material (plates)Paper

Provenance

Areaew
Provenance TypeDecoration
Method of acquisitionunknown
RubricationYes
Rubrication noteRubricated throughout, supplying pilcrows, underlining, and indicating some majuscule characters, with some ink embellishment of woodcut initials, and initials supplied in red in the index. Rubrication of majuscule characters stops from [270]v-[275]v, [277]v-[280]r, [281]v-[282]r, [336]v, [338]v-[339]r, [358]v; pen trial [297]r "ll", [341]r "qq" (Late fifteenth to early sixteenth century)

Provenance

Areaew
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Date of evidenceLate fifteenth to sixteenth centuries
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesExtensive manuscript notes in Latin in both light brown and dark brown inks in humanist hand, varying between upright roman script and more cursive notes, from leaf [4] through to an abrupt end after leaf [41]r, followed by: [172]r correction, [245]r; structuring text, distilling arguments, corrections to the text; underlining, with rough manicules and marks in margins - [149]r, [213]r, [234]v, [308]r
Ms. notes (frequency)Extensive
Location in BookFirst half
CorrectionsYes
SupplementsYes
Extraction of keywordsYes
Structuring the textYes
CommentsYes
Reading marks (underlining and pointing hands)Yes

Provenance

Areaew
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Date of evidencesixteenth century
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesSingle Latin secretary hand note in grey ink [379]r
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
CommentsYes

Provenance

Areaen
Binding noteOriginally bound in near contemporary calf on wood boards, with double blind fillets around edges and panelling and with evidence of four corner bosses and one central boss, the upper board has been covered later in two pieces of blind tooled vellum taken from a whole seventeenth-century octavo binding cut down and reused, both pieces with blind tooled triple fillet around edges and panelling, framed with double-wide palmette roll stamp, panelling with two fleurette stamps - one used in quadrille and in the corners of the central panel, and the second at the corners of the upper and lower panels, with two brass and vellum clasps contemporary with the covering of the upper board, with fragments of a 14th century manuscript used as binding waste, pastedowns are unwatermarked laid paper. Resized octavo binding similar in style to BSG DELTA 65375 RES
Binding date17th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
FurnitureYes
Binding statusOriginal binding (repaired)
Binding Dimensions299 × 203 × 98 mm
TitlingNone
ToolingBlind
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain

Provenance

Provenance TypeInscription
NotePartially cancelled inscription in dark brown ink on leaf [2] "ip No3 3"
Date of evidenceSeventeenth or Eighteenth centuries

Provenance

Areae-fr
Provenance TypeSeller's mark/note
NoteBooksellers' notes in French in pencil on front pastedown, partially obscured by St Andrews bookplate, describing rarity of the volume, and providing a reference to Alfred Boinette and Marcel Lallemand's "Jean Errard de Bar-le-Duc, "premier ingénieur du très chrestien roy de France et de Navarre, Henry IV": sa vie, ses oeuvres, sa fortification (lettres inédites de Henri IV et de Sully)" (Paris: Dumoulin, 1884)
Date of evidenceNinteenth to twentieth centuries
Method of acquisitionunknown

Provenance 1413 -

PlaceSt Andrews (Geonames Id: 2638864)
Areae-uk-st
Time period1413 -
Provenance nameSt Andrews (Scotland), University, 1413 [Corporate body; Present Owner] (University, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteSt Andrews University Library purchase on the recommendation of George Hebert Bushnell (university librarian 1925-1960) and "AMH", priced at £26, received 26 february, 1955. Accession notes state "on approval, alternative to 149, Malborough 30/155" ; St Andrews University Library Catalogue of Incunabula (1956), 32
Date of evidence1955
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price26 GBP
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceHist. Library Catalogue / Accession Journal

Other Information

Last Edit2017-08-17 15:08:51