Material Evidence
in Incunabula

Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US): 5428.49q

ISTC No.ij00093000
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
ImprintCologne : Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, 1479
Format
Languagelat
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02127199
Holding InstitutionDepartment of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US)
Shelfmark5428.49q
NoteRecord created by John Lancaster.
Physical DescriptionLacks leaves a1, c8, pp5, pp8, qq8, and yy8-9. Some leaves with deckle edges at foot. Signatures printed on every recto (with very few exceptions).
Size of leaves291 × 211 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
No rubrication
Support material (book)Paper

Provenance 1480 - 1500

Areae-gx
Time period1480 - 1500
Provenance nameAnonymous annotator, Germany, 1480-1500 [Person; Annotator] (Male)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Manuscript notes2 corrections and some drawings on yy10r; signature supplied in ms. on x8r.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
CorrectionsYes
DrawingsYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1501 - 1600

Areae-uk-en
Time period1501 - 1600
Provenance nameTaylor, William [Person; Role not specified] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteNote on o4r: "William Taylor is a good [word undeciphered]".
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1802 - 1802

Areae-uk-en
Time period1802 - 1802
Provenance nameJ. M. [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
NoteCalculation of the age of the book on yy10r: "1802 -1479 = 323" with date "June 23" and initials "JM". Other, slightly later, calculations of a similar sort on the same page are in a different hand.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1850 - 1875

Areae-uk-en
Time period1850 - 1875
Provenance nameAnonymous binder, England, 1850-1875 [Person; Binder] (Male, Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBinding
Binding noteDark brown goatskin over (old?) wooden boards; title stamped in gold on spine; title written along fore-edges (from an earlier binding); parchment quire guards, both inner and outer (also from an earlier binding).
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions311 × 231 × 85 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesAlong
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1884 -

PlacePrinceton (Geonames Id: 5102922)
Arean-us-nj
Time period1884 -
Provenance namePrinceton University Library, 1750- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (University, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Accession mark
Documentary Evidence
NoteBookplate and embossed stamp of the "College of New Jersey" on front pastedown and front free endleaf 1r, respectively; accession number "40602" on a3r; also recorded in the 1884 catalogue of the library. All suggest a date of 1884 at the latest.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2018-11-26 20:09:05

All Copies

 

Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US): 5428.49q

ISTC No.ij00093000
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
ImprintCologne : Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, 1479
Format
Languagelat
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02127199
Holding InstitutionDepartment of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University (US)
Shelfmark5428.49q
NoteRecord created by John Lancaster.
Physical DescriptionLacks leaves a1, c8, pp5, pp8, qq8, and yy8-9. Some leaves with deckle edges at foot. Signatures printed on every recto (with very few exceptions).
Size of leaves291 × 211 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
No rubrication
Support material (book)Paper

Provenance 1480 - 1500

Areae-gx
Time period1480 - 1500
Provenance nameAnonymous annotator, Germany, 1480-1500 [Person; Annotator] (Male)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Manuscript notes2 corrections and some drawings on yy10r; signature supplied in ms. on x8r.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
CorrectionsYes
DrawingsYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1501 - 1600

Areae-uk-en
Time period1501 - 1600
Provenance nameTaylor, William [Person; Role not specified] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteNote on o4r: "William Taylor is a good [word undeciphered]".
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1802 - 1802

Areae-uk-en
Time period1802 - 1802
Provenance nameJ. M. [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
NoteCalculation of the age of the book on yy10r: "1802 -1479 = 323" with date "June 23" and initials "JM". Other, slightly later, calculations of a similar sort on the same page are in a different hand.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1850 - 1875

Areae-uk-en
Time period1850 - 1875
Provenance nameAnonymous binder, England, 1850-1875 [Person; Binder] (Male, Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBinding
Binding noteDark brown goatskin over (old?) wooden boards; title stamped in gold on spine; title written along fore-edges (from an earlier binding); parchment quire guards, both inner and outer (also from an earlier binding).
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions311 × 231 × 85 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesAlong
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Provenance 1884 -

PlacePrinceton (Geonames Id: 5102922)
Arean-us-nj
Time period1884 -
Provenance namePrinceton University Library, 1750- [Corporate body; Present Owner] (University, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Accession mark
Documentary Evidence
NoteBookplate and embossed stamp of the "College of New Jersey" on front pastedown and front free endleaf 1r, respectively; accession number "40602" on a3r; also recorded in the 1884 catalogue of the library. All suggest a date of 1884 at the latest.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2018-11-26 20:09:05