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Koninklijke Bibliotheek - Nationale Bibliotheek van Nederland (NL): KW 172 A 2

ISTC No.ij00093900
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
ImprintDeventer : Richardus Pafraet, 1479
Format
Languagelat
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02101725
Holding InstitutionKoninklijke Bibliotheek - Nationale Bibliotheek van Nederland (NL)
ShelfmarkKW 172 A 2
NoteRecord created by Ruben Celani
Physical DescriptionWanting the quire ii, text replaced with a manuscript quire; four manuscript quires (table of contents and addenda) follow the colophon.
Size of leaves285 × 205 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Parts of text in manuscript
Copy Features - NoteFront pastedown: faded and erased notes in 15th-16th century script; front and back pastedowns, probably same hw.: Joljehis. Leaf a1 recto in pencil: 215. Leaf a1 recto in hw.: Legenda sanctorum. Leaf a2 recto in hw.: faded inscription on the top of the page. Leaf zz8 verso in hw.: Jacop tollener cum uxore et liberis | Jan lambrergs cum uxore et liberis. Back pastedown in pencil: W5
Front pastedown in hw.: W [holy heart] W ; W [calligraphic motif] W
Support material (book)Paper
Watermark1
Other Identifier327003413 (Royal Library Den Haag)

Provenance 1479 - 1550

Time period1479 - 1550
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1451-1550 [Person; Rubricator]
Provenance TypeDecoration
Decoration NoteOrnamental letters in blue with penwork in red.
Ornamental lettersYes
Rubrication noteLarge initials, paragraph signs, capital strokes, underlining in red.

Provenance 1479 - 1525

Time period1479 - 1525
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1475-1525 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeBinding
Manuscript Notes
NoteManuscript addenda show a strong focus on the saints honoured in the Low Countries, so they were probably written here.
Method of acquisitionunknown
Binding note15th-16th century, calfskin over wooden boards, blind stamped, remains of two fore edge clasps.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
FurnitureYes
Binding statusOriginal binding (not significantly altered)
TitlingNone
ToolingBlind
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
Ornamental lettersYes
RubricationYes
Manuscript notesTable of contents and addenda in a late 15th century gothic script. The same hand writes the replaced manuscript quire and is responsible for the rubrication and the foliation (red ink, roman numbers) of the whole incunabulum.
Ms. notes (frequency)A few
Location in BookThroughout
CompletionsYes
SupplementsYes
Structuring the textYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1501 - 1600

PlaceSuchteln (Geonames Id: 2825252)
Areae-gx
Time period1501 - 1600
Provenance nameMatthias, 'custos' [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteLeaf a1 recto in a 16th century hw. (strikethrough): liber Matthiae custodis a Suchtelini pharmacopola | Emptus ab executoribus Dominum Bernhardi Saltmann Buricensis pastoris ad d. lupium
Method of acquisitionunknown
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1501 - 1600

PlaceBuderich (Geonames Id: 2942084)
Areae-gx
Time period1501 - 1600
Provenance nameSaltmann, Bernhardus [Person; Role not specified] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteLeaf a1 recto in a 16th century hw. (strikethrough): liber Matthiae custodis a Suchtelini pharmacopola | Emptus ab executoribus Dominum Bernhardi Saltmann Buricensis pastoris ad d. lupium
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1501 - 1700

Time period1501 - 1700
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1501-1700 [Person; Annotator]
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesManuscript notes and current titles in several 16th-17th century handwritings, none of whom matches the inscriptions.
Ms. notes (frequency)A few
Location in BookFirst half
CorrectionsYes
CompletionsYes
Extraction of keywordsYes
Reading marks (underlining and pointing hands)Yes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1551 - 1650

Time period1551 - 1650
Provenance nameAzius, Franciscus [Former Owner]
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteLeaf a1 recto in a 16th-17th century hw. (strikethrough): Franc(iscus) [T?] Azius
Method of acquisitionunknown
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1601 - 1700

Time period1601 - 1700
Provenance nameCopperus, Gerardus [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteLeaf a1 recto in a 17th century hw. (strikethrough): modo Gerardus Copper(us) a Verhoven Pastor civitatis F[...]gice et notarius A(n)dic[e] ; leaf zz7 verso in hw.: Gerardus C[opperus] a Verhoven Pastor et notarius [...].
Method of acquisitionunknown
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1651 - 1750

PlaceFreckenhorst (Geonames Id: 2925248)
Areae-gx
Time period1651 - 1750
Provenance nameCymont, Ignatius Leopoldus de, 1650-1713 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeInscription
Note17th century handwriting. Leaf a1 recto: Ilv. Cymont ; leaf a2 recto: Hunc librum legavit c[onventui...] R(everen)d(issi)m(us) D(ominus) Ignatius Leopoldus de Cymond o dessens fratres orari pro delecta [...] ipsius.
Inscription on leaf a2 recto written on a paper cut, used to repair the bottom of the leaf and containing some Dutch text.
Method of acquisitionunknown
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1985 -

PlaceDen Haag (Geonames Id: 2747373)
Areae-ne
Time period1985 -
Provenance nameKoninklijke Bibliotheek - Nationale Bibliotheek van Nederland, 1798- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeStamp
Shelfmark
Documentary Evidence
Note1985, bought via L. C. Harper (F. de Marez Oyens), auction Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London 31 October 1985, Verz. Cat. 25890, sale 45 lot 190. (Journaalnummer 8504338).
Method of acquisitionPurchase
StampsStamp KB (10).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2020-09-07 11:01:39

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Koninklijke Bibliotheek - Nationale Bibliotheek van Nederland (NL): KW 172 A 2

ISTC No.ij00093900
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
ImprintDeventer : Richardus Pafraet, 1479
Format
Languagelat
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02101725
Holding InstitutionKoninklijke Bibliotheek - Nationale Bibliotheek van Nederland (NL)
ShelfmarkKW 172 A 2
NoteRecord created by Ruben Celani
Physical DescriptionWanting the quire ii, text replaced with a manuscript quire; four manuscript quires (table of contents and addenda) follow the colophon.
Size of leaves285 × 205 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Parts of text in manuscript
Copy Features - NoteFront pastedown: faded and erased notes in 15th-16th century script; front and back pastedowns, probably same hw.: Joljehis. Leaf a1 recto in pencil: 215. Leaf a1 recto in hw.: Legenda sanctorum. Leaf a2 recto in hw.: faded inscription on the top of the page. Leaf zz8 verso in hw.: Jacop tollener cum uxore et liberis | Jan lambrergs cum uxore et liberis. Back pastedown in pencil: W5
Front pastedown in hw.: W [holy heart] W ; W [calligraphic motif] W
Support material (book)Paper
Watermark1
Other Identifier327003413 (Royal Library Den Haag)

Provenance 1479 - 1550

Time period1479 - 1550
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1451-1550 [Person; Rubricator]
Provenance TypeDecoration
Decoration NoteOrnamental letters in blue with penwork in red.
Ornamental lettersYes
Rubrication noteLarge initials, paragraph signs, capital strokes, underlining in red.

Provenance 1479 - 1525

Time period1479 - 1525
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1475-1525 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeBinding
Manuscript Notes
NoteManuscript addenda show a strong focus on the saints honoured in the Low Countries, so they were probably written here.
Method of acquisitionunknown
Binding note15th-16th century, calfskin over wooden boards, blind stamped, remains of two fore edge clasps.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
FurnitureYes
Binding statusOriginal binding (not significantly altered)
TitlingNone
ToolingBlind
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
Ornamental lettersYes
RubricationYes
Manuscript notesTable of contents and addenda in a late 15th century gothic script. The same hand writes the replaced manuscript quire and is responsible for the rubrication and the foliation (red ink, roman numbers) of the whole incunabulum.
Ms. notes (frequency)A few
Location in BookThroughout
CompletionsYes
SupplementsYes
Structuring the textYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1501 - 1600

PlaceSuchteln (Geonames Id: 2825252)
Areae-gx
Time period1501 - 1600
Provenance nameMatthias, 'custos' [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteLeaf a1 recto in a 16th century hw. (strikethrough): liber Matthiae custodis a Suchtelini pharmacopola | Emptus ab executoribus Dominum Bernhardi Saltmann Buricensis pastoris ad d. lupium
Method of acquisitionunknown
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1501 - 1600

PlaceBuderich (Geonames Id: 2942084)
Areae-gx
Time period1501 - 1600
Provenance nameSaltmann, Bernhardus [Person; Role not specified] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteLeaf a1 recto in a 16th century hw. (strikethrough): liber Matthiae custodis a Suchtelini pharmacopola | Emptus ab executoribus Dominum Bernhardi Saltmann Buricensis pastoris ad d. lupium
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1501 - 1700

Time period1501 - 1700
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1501-1700 [Person; Annotator]
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesManuscript notes and current titles in several 16th-17th century handwritings, none of whom matches the inscriptions.
Ms. notes (frequency)A few
Location in BookFirst half
CorrectionsYes
CompletionsYes
Extraction of keywordsYes
Reading marks (underlining and pointing hands)Yes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1551 - 1650

Time period1551 - 1650
Provenance nameAzius, Franciscus [Former Owner]
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteLeaf a1 recto in a 16th-17th century hw. (strikethrough): Franc(iscus) [T?] Azius
Method of acquisitionunknown
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1601 - 1700

Time period1601 - 1700
Provenance nameCopperus, Gerardus [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteLeaf a1 recto in a 17th century hw. (strikethrough): modo Gerardus Copper(us) a Verhoven Pastor civitatis F[...]gice et notarius A(n)dic[e] ; leaf zz7 verso in hw.: Gerardus C[opperus] a Verhoven Pastor et notarius [...].
Method of acquisitionunknown
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1651 - 1750

PlaceFreckenhorst (Geonames Id: 2925248)
Areae-gx
Time period1651 - 1750
Provenance nameCymont, Ignatius Leopoldus de, 1650-1713 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeInscription
Note17th century handwriting. Leaf a1 recto: Ilv. Cymont ; leaf a2 recto: Hunc librum legavit c[onventui...] R(everen)d(issi)m(us) D(ominus) Ignatius Leopoldus de Cymond o dessens fratres orari pro delecta [...] ipsius.
Inscription on leaf a2 recto written on a paper cut, used to repair the bottom of the leaf and containing some Dutch text.
Method of acquisitionunknown
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1985 -

PlaceDen Haag (Geonames Id: 2747373)
Areae-ne
Time period1985 -
Provenance nameKoninklijke Bibliotheek - Nationale Bibliotheek van Nederland, 1798- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeStamp
Shelfmark
Documentary Evidence
Note1985, bought via L. C. Harper (F. de Marez Oyens), auction Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London 31 October 1985, Verz. Cat. 25890, sale 45 lot 190. (Journaalnummer 8504338).
Method of acquisitionPurchase
StampsStamp KB (10).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2020-09-07 11:01:39