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Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US): BX4700.B6 xB512 1491s

ISTC No.ib00676700
AuthorBirgitta, S
TitleOpusculum vitae et passionis Christi eiusque genitricis Mariae ex Revelationibus [Dutch] Leven en passie van Christus en zijn moeder, getrokken uit de Revelacien van S. Birgitten. Add: Bonifacius IX: Bulle der canonizacien van S. Birgitten; Petrus Olavi: Leven Katarinen
ImprintAntwerp : Gerard Leeu, 4 June 1491; 21 June 1491
Format
Languagedut
SubjectLiterature-Devotional
Keywordsprophetic works; collection
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02125893
Holding InstitutionDepartment of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US)
ShelfmarkBX4700.B6 xB512 1491s
NoteRecord created by John Lancaster.
Physical DescriptionLacks leaves d7-8, l⁸, and I7; all leaves of quire [a] are mutilated, affecting text and images (only the top 30 mm of [a]8 remains); I4-6 and 7 are also mutilated.
Size of leaves129 × 95 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Support material (book)Paper

Provenance 1491 - 1500

Areae-be
Time period1491 - 1500
Provenance nameAnonymous rubricator, Belgium [Person; Rubricator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeDecoration
RubricationYes
Rubrication noteCapital strokes and underlining added in red. (15th century)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1850 - 1925

Areae-be
Time period1850 - 1925
Provenance nameAnonymous binder, Belgium [Person; Binder] (Unknown, Booktrade)
Provenance TypeBinding
Binding noteLate 19th-early 20th century quarter imitation brown morocco, stamped in gold, and mottled brown and green paper over boards; edges sprinkled blue.
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialMixed
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions135 × 103 × 29 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesColoured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1967 - 1967

PlaceBrussels (Geonames Id: 2800866)
Areae-be
Time period1967 - 1967
Provenance nameLibrairie Fl. Tulkens, 1848 [Corporate body; Bookseller] (Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NotePencil notes by Arthur Holden: on inserted description of the edition, "Paid $750.00 at Tulkens in Brussells [sic] Grolier Club trip May 1967 ACH"; on rear free endleaf 1r, "purchased of Tulken in Brussels 1967. Other pencil notes on that leaf are likely by the bookseller: "56710M 40.000 [Belgian francs?]" and "$750—".
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1967 - 1977

PlaceNew York (Geonames Id: 5128581)
Arean-us-ny
Time period1967 - 1977
Provenance nameHolden, Arthur Cort, 1890-1993 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Business, No characterisation/lay)
Holden, Miriam Young, 1893-1977 [Person; Donor] (Female, Scholar, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Accession mark
NoteRecorded in the accession note as the gift of Miriam Y. Holden; the Princeton bookplate records the volume as part of the "Miriam Y. Holden Collection on the History of Women"; the collection is generally recorded as the gift of Arthur Holden after his wife's death. The purchase notes in the volume are by Arthur Holden.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price750 U.S. dollars Price also recorded in the book as 40,000 (Belgian francs?).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1977 -

PlacePrinceton (Geonames Id: 5102922)
Arean-us-nj
Time period1977 -
Provenance namePrinceton University Library, 1750- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (University, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteAcquisition date no later than 1977, possibly earlier.
Method of acquisitionDonation
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2018-07-10 15:34:12

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Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US): BX4700.B6 xB512 1491s

ISTC No.ib00676700
AuthorBirgitta, S
TitleOpusculum vitae et passionis Christi eiusque genitricis Mariae ex Revelationibus [Dutch] Leven en passie van Christus en zijn moeder, getrokken uit de Revelacien van S. Birgitten. Add: Bonifacius IX: Bulle der canonizacien van S. Birgitten; Petrus Olavi: Leven Katarinen
ImprintAntwerp : Gerard Leeu, 4 June 1491; 21 June 1491
Format
Languagedut
SubjectLiterature-Devotional
Keywordsprophetic works; collection
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02125893
Holding InstitutionDepartment of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US)
ShelfmarkBX4700.B6 xB512 1491s
NoteRecord created by John Lancaster.
Physical DescriptionLacks leaves d7-8, l⁸, and I7; all leaves of quire [a] are mutilated, affecting text and images (only the top 30 mm of [a]8 remains); I4-6 and 7 are also mutilated.
Size of leaves129 × 95 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Support material (book)Paper

Provenance 1491 - 1500

Areae-be
Time period1491 - 1500
Provenance nameAnonymous rubricator, Belgium [Person; Rubricator] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeDecoration
RubricationYes
Rubrication noteCapital strokes and underlining added in red. (15th century)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1850 - 1925

Areae-be
Time period1850 - 1925
Provenance nameAnonymous binder, Belgium [Person; Binder] (Unknown, Booktrade)
Provenance TypeBinding
Binding noteLate 19th-early 20th century quarter imitation brown morocco, stamped in gold, and mottled brown and green paper over boards; edges sprinkled blue.
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialMixed
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions135 × 103 × 29 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesColoured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1967 - 1967

PlaceBrussels (Geonames Id: 2800866)
Areae-be
Time period1967 - 1967
Provenance nameLibrairie Fl. Tulkens, 1848 [Corporate body; Bookseller] (Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NotePencil notes by Arthur Holden: on inserted description of the edition, "Paid $750.00 at Tulkens in Brussells [sic] Grolier Club trip May 1967 ACH"; on rear free endleaf 1r, "purchased of Tulken in Brussels 1967. Other pencil notes on that leaf are likely by the bookseller: "56710M 40.000 [Belgian francs?]" and "$750—".
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1967 - 1977

PlaceNew York (Geonames Id: 5128581)
Arean-us-ny
Time period1967 - 1977
Provenance nameHolden, Arthur Cort, 1890-1993 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Business, No characterisation/lay)
Holden, Miriam Young, 1893-1977 [Person; Donor] (Female, Scholar, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Accession mark
NoteRecorded in the accession note as the gift of Miriam Y. Holden; the Princeton bookplate records the volume as part of the "Miriam Y. Holden Collection on the History of Women"; the collection is generally recorded as the gift of Arthur Holden after his wife's death. The purchase notes in the volume are by Arthur Holden.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Price750 U.S. dollars Price also recorded in the book as 40,000 (Belgian francs?).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1977 -

PlacePrinceton (Geonames Id: 5102922)
Arean-us-nj
Time period1977 -
Provenance namePrinceton University Library, 1750- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (University, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteAcquisition date no later than 1977, possibly earlier.
Method of acquisitionDonation
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2018-07-10 15:34:12