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San Marino CA, Huntington Library (US): 99098

ISTC No.ij00099000
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
Imprint[Strassburg : Printer of the 1481 'Legenda aurea'], 1481
Format
Languagelat
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02123572
Holding InstitutionSan Marino CA, Huntington Library (US)
Shelfmark99098
NoteRecord created by John Lancaster.
Physical DescriptionLacks blank first and last leaves ([a]1 and [bb]8, but designated [*]1 and [Z]8 in pencil in this copy). An irregular piece is torn from the middle of leaf CLXVII, removing about 10 lines of text on each page. Leaf CCXXXV is misbound after CCXLI.
Size of leaves253 × 173 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Support material (book)Paper

Provenance 1480 - 1500

Areae-gx
Time period1480 - 1500
Provenance nameAnonymous, Germany [Person; Rubricator]
Provenance TypeDecoration
Decoration NoteInitial on leaf I in green with black highlights on a red and yellow background, within a black and green frame.
Ornamental lettersYes
RubricationYes
Pen initialsYes
Rubrication noteOther initials added in red (a few in blue); paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining added in red. In red at end of text: "Laus et gloria om[n]ipotenti deo amen". The initial on CLXIv added erroneously; corrected in black ink.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1500 - 1525

Areae-gx
Time period1500 - 1525
Provenance nameJoannes [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteInscription on leaf I: "Sum ex libris Joannis [-----]" (the remainder trimmed away).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1525 - 1550

Areae-gx
Time period1525 - 1550
Provenance nameWolfgang [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteInscription on leaf I: "[--] Wolfgangi [-----------]" (the remainder undeciphered).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1600 - 1800

Areae-gx
Time period1600 - 1800
Provenance nameAnonymous, Germany [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeShelfmark
Historic ShelfmarkPencil shelfmarks from 17th-18th century, written large on front pastedown: "X. IV. 29." (lined through); below it, "T. VII. 34".
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1800 - 1900

Areae-gx
Time period1800 - 1900
Provenance nameAnonymous, Germany [Person; Binder]
Provenance TypeBinding
Binding note19th-century 3/4 pigskin and brown decorated paste-paper over boards; traces of blue staining on fore-edges from an earlier binding; red and black leather labels on spine, with gilt title and imprint; rectangular paper label on spine with printed blue border and stamped "69".
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialMixed
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions258 × 185 × 63 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1920 - 1924

PlacePhiladelphia (Geonames Id: 4560349)
Arean-us-pa
Time period1920 - 1924
Provenance nameRosenbach Company, 1903-1953 [Corporate body; Bookseller] (Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteRecorded as purchased by Henry E. Huntington from Rosenbach in October 1924.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceLibrary catalogue

Provenance 1924 - 1927

PlaceSan Marino (Geonames Id: 5392400)
Arean-us-ca
Time period1924 - 1927
Provenance nameHenry Edwards Huntington, 1850-1927 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Business, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteRecorded as purchased by Henry E. Huntington from Rosenbach in October 1924.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceLibrary catalogue

Provenance 1927 -

PlaceSan Marino (Geonames Id: 5392400)
Arean-us-ca
Time period1927 -
Provenance nameThe Huntington, 1927- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteHuntington founded the library to house his collection.
Method of acquisitionBequest
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2019-07-02 06:57:52

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San Marino CA, Huntington Library (US): 99098

ISTC No.ij00099000
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
Imprint[Strassburg : Printer of the 1481 'Legenda aurea'], 1481
Format
Languagelat
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02123572
Holding InstitutionSan Marino CA, Huntington Library (US)
Shelfmark99098
NoteRecord created by John Lancaster.
Physical DescriptionLacks blank first and last leaves ([a]1 and [bb]8, but designated [*]1 and [Z]8 in pencil in this copy). An irregular piece is torn from the middle of leaf CLXVII, removing about 10 lines of text on each page. Leaf CCXXXV is misbound after CCXLI.
Size of leaves253 × 173 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Support material (book)Paper

Provenance 1480 - 1500

Areae-gx
Time period1480 - 1500
Provenance nameAnonymous, Germany [Person; Rubricator]
Provenance TypeDecoration
Decoration NoteInitial on leaf I in green with black highlights on a red and yellow background, within a black and green frame.
Ornamental lettersYes
RubricationYes
Pen initialsYes
Rubrication noteOther initials added in red (a few in blue); paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining added in red. In red at end of text: "Laus et gloria om[n]ipotenti deo amen". The initial on CLXIv added erroneously; corrected in black ink.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1500 - 1525

Areae-gx
Time period1500 - 1525
Provenance nameJoannes [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteInscription on leaf I: "Sum ex libris Joannis [-----]" (the remainder trimmed away).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1525 - 1550

Areae-gx
Time period1525 - 1550
Provenance nameWolfgang [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteInscription on leaf I: "[--] Wolfgangi [-----------]" (the remainder undeciphered).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1600 - 1800

Areae-gx
Time period1600 - 1800
Provenance nameAnonymous, Germany [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeShelfmark
Historic ShelfmarkPencil shelfmarks from 17th-18th century, written large on front pastedown: "X. IV. 29." (lined through); below it, "T. VII. 34".
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1800 - 1900

Areae-gx
Time period1800 - 1900
Provenance nameAnonymous, Germany [Person; Binder]
Provenance TypeBinding
Binding note19th-century 3/4 pigskin and brown decorated paste-paper over boards; traces of blue staining on fore-edges from an earlier binding; red and black leather labels on spine, with gilt title and imprint; rectangular paper label on spine with printed blue border and stamped "69".
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialMixed
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions258 × 185 × 63 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1920 - 1924

PlacePhiladelphia (Geonames Id: 4560349)
Arean-us-pa
Time period1920 - 1924
Provenance nameRosenbach Company, 1903-1953 [Corporate body; Bookseller] (Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteRecorded as purchased by Henry E. Huntington from Rosenbach in October 1924.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceLibrary catalogue

Provenance 1924 - 1927

PlaceSan Marino (Geonames Id: 5392400)
Arean-us-ca
Time period1924 - 1927
Provenance nameHenry Edwards Huntington, 1850-1927 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Business, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteRecorded as purchased by Henry E. Huntington from Rosenbach in October 1924.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceLibrary catalogue

Provenance 1927 -

PlaceSan Marino (Geonames Id: 5392400)
Arean-us-ca
Time period1927 -
Provenance nameThe Huntington, 1927- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteHuntington founded the library to house his collection.
Method of acquisitionBequest
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2019-07-02 06:57:52