Material Evidence
in Incunabula

London, Wellcome Collection (GB): 4.a.5

ISTC No.in00258000
AuthorNiger, Petrus
TitleContra perfidos Judaeos de conditionibus veri Messiae [German] Stern des Meschiah
ImprintEsslingen : Conrad Fyner, 20 Dec. 1477
Format
Languageger
SubjectTheology-Pastoral
Keywordshebraica; polemical works; translation
Periodcontemporary

Description of Copy

Copy Id02126435
Holding InstitutionLondon, Wellcome Collection (GB)
Shelfmark4.a.5
NoteCreated by Jack Litchfield
Physical DescriptionSome repairs with partial rebacking and new leather straps for original clasps
Size of leaves232 × 167 mm
Support material (book)Paper
SourceF.N.L. Poynter, 'A catalogue of Incunabula in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library', London 1954, nr. 537

Provenance 1477 - 1500

Time period1477 - 1500
Provenance name'T.S.' [Person]
Provenance TypeInscription
Binding
NoteVerso of first leaf, below woodcut: entwined T and S motif, inked in early hand.
Binding noteWooden boards with metal bosses, corners, and clasps; three raised bands with black ink pattern, badly faded, over parts of spine and boards
Binding date15th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
FurnitureYes
Binding statusOriginal binding (not significantly altered)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1750 - 1838

Areae-gx
Time period1750 - 1838
Provenance nameAnonymous [Person]
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn verso of first leaf, descending down left margin of woodcut, black ink inscription in German, ending with place and date of printing
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1838 - 1878

PlaceLondon (Geonames Id: 2643743)
Areae-uk
Time period1838 - 1878
Provenance nameBritish Museum Library, 1753 [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Museum)
Provenance TypeStamp
NoteOn recto of first leaf, orange British Museum stamp crossed and annotated 'cancelled, R.G.'; On recto of second leaf, red British Museum stamp [indicating a purchase] this time with both the 'cancelled, R.G.' annotation and also the diamond pencil annotation of the British Museum, which records the acquisition as 30/11/1838/ no. 230
Date of evidence1938
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Stampshttp://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/prbooks/provenanceresearch/provenanceresearch.html
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1878 - 1896

PlaceHammersmith (Geonames Id: 3333149)
Areae-uk
Time period1878 - 1896
Provenance nameWilliam Morris, 1834-1896 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Artist)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteBook plate on front pastedown, 'From the library of William Morris/ Kelmscott House/ Hammersmith'
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1898 - 1898

PlaceLondon (Geonames Id: 2643743)
Areae-uk
Time period1898 - 1898
Provenance nameSotheby's, 1744 [Corporate body; Auctioneer] (Booktrade)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
Note5 December - 10 December, William Morris Sale [lot. 690, December 8th, sold for 8 GBP]
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceDocumentary source

Provenance 1898 - 1936

PlaceLondon (Geonames Id: 2643743)
Areae-uk
Time period1898 - 1936
Provenance nameSir Henry S. Wellcome, 1853-1936 [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteWellcome Library accessions book 1916-1930 [WA/HMM/LI/Acc/4], accession no. 5022
Price8 GBP [See previous provenance block]
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceHist. Library Catalogue / Accession Journal

Provenance 1936 -

PlaceLondon (Geonames Id: 2643743)
Areae-uk
Time period1936 -
Provenance nameWellcome Library, 1936 [Corporate body; Present Owner]
Provenance TypeShelfmark
Accession mark
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceLibrary catalogue

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2019-11-01 16:03:29

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London, Wellcome Collection (GB): 4.a.5

ISTC No.in00258000
AuthorNiger, Petrus
TitleContra perfidos Judaeos de conditionibus veri Messiae [German] Stern des Meschiah
ImprintEsslingen : Conrad Fyner, 20 Dec. 1477
Format
Languageger
SubjectTheology-Pastoral
Keywordshebraica; polemical works; translation
Periodcontemporary

Description of Copy

Copy Id02126435
Holding InstitutionLondon, Wellcome Collection (GB)
Shelfmark4.a.5
NoteCreated by Jack Litchfield
Physical DescriptionSome repairs with partial rebacking and new leather straps for original clasps
Size of leaves232 × 167 mm
Support material (book)Paper
SourceF.N.L. Poynter, 'A catalogue of Incunabula in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library', London 1954, nr. 537

Provenance 1477 - 1500

Time period1477 - 1500
Provenance name'T.S.' [Person]
Provenance TypeInscription
Binding
NoteVerso of first leaf, below woodcut: entwined T and S motif, inked in early hand.
Binding noteWooden boards with metal bosses, corners, and clasps; three raised bands with black ink pattern, badly faded, over parts of spine and boards
Binding date15th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
FurnitureYes
Binding statusOriginal binding (not significantly altered)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1750 - 1838

Areae-gx
Time period1750 - 1838
Provenance nameAnonymous [Person]
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteOn verso of first leaf, descending down left margin of woodcut, black ink inscription in German, ending with place and date of printing
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1838 - 1878

PlaceLondon (Geonames Id: 2643743)
Areae-uk
Time period1838 - 1878
Provenance nameBritish Museum Library, 1753 [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Museum)
Provenance TypeStamp
NoteOn recto of first leaf, orange British Museum stamp crossed and annotated 'cancelled, R.G.'; On recto of second leaf, red British Museum stamp [indicating a purchase] this time with both the 'cancelled, R.G.' annotation and also the diamond pencil annotation of the British Museum, which records the acquisition as 30/11/1838/ no. 230
Date of evidence1938
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Stampshttp://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/prbooks/provenanceresearch/provenanceresearch.html
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1878 - 1896

PlaceHammersmith (Geonames Id: 3333149)
Areae-uk
Time period1878 - 1896
Provenance nameWilliam Morris, 1834-1896 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Artist)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteBook plate on front pastedown, 'From the library of William Morris/ Kelmscott House/ Hammersmith'
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1898 - 1898

PlaceLondon (Geonames Id: 2643743)
Areae-uk
Time period1898 - 1898
Provenance nameSotheby's, 1744 [Corporate body; Auctioneer] (Booktrade)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
Note5 December - 10 December, William Morris Sale [lot. 690, December 8th, sold for 8 GBP]
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceDocumentary source

Provenance 1898 - 1936

PlaceLondon (Geonames Id: 2643743)
Areae-uk
Time period1898 - 1936
Provenance nameSir Henry S. Wellcome, 1853-1936 [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeDocumentary Evidence
NoteWellcome Library accessions book 1916-1930 [WA/HMM/LI/Acc/4], accession no. 5022
Price8 GBP [See previous provenance block]
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceHist. Library Catalogue / Accession Journal

Provenance 1936 -

PlaceLondon (Geonames Id: 2643743)
Areae-uk
Time period1936 -
Provenance nameWellcome Library, 1936 [Corporate body; Present Owner]
Provenance TypeShelfmark
Accession mark
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceLibrary catalogue

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2019-11-01 16:03:29