- Honorius, of Autun, approximately 1080-approximately 1156., Koberger, Anton, approximately 1440-1513 printer., Yemeniz, Nicolas, 1775-1871. former owner., Huth, Henry, 1815-1878, former owner., Courbonne, M. A. R., fl. 19th century. former owner., Simier (Firm) binder., Joseph Baer (Firm) bookseller.
"Prologus de ymagine mundi. Houori[us]"--Leaf r, line 20.
"Lotharius regnauit a[n]nos xii. Conradus regnauit a[n]nos. xiiii"--Leaf r.
Imprint details from BM 15th cent.
Text printed on paper watermarked with designs including bull's head (Briquet 14547 and 14857), and scales design.
173 x 102 mm, roman or gothic 115; 30 lines; initial spaces occupying 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 8 lines.
ISTC (RLIN), ih00323000
BM 15th cent., II, p. 411 (IB.7143)
Huth, H. Huth Library, II, 719
illuminated initials on folio 1a Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand, 2007
The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Binding: straight grained blue morocco, gold tooled decorated rolled double border, with decorated corners built up of gold fleuron tools, spine gold tooled with decorated compartments, gold tooled edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, red and white ribbon bookmark. Endpapers watermarked with coat of arms and initials "F.P." Spine title: Cristian Solitar Editio princep. S.L. et a. Possibly bound by Simier (cf. Huth).
The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Provenance: book label on upper pastedown: Bibliothèque de M.A.R. Courbonne, Fallitur hora legendo; book label of Nicolas Yemeniz (numeral 2678 entered in pencil between representation of two sides of coin (LVGDVN) ) pasted to verso of free endpaper in front (sold at Yemeniz sale 20 May 1867, lot 2678) ; bookplate: Ex musæo Huthii (sold at auction 12 June, 1913, lot 3781, purchased by Baer); ms bibliographical notes in French, and "no. 730" in red ink on verso of flyleaf facing leaf . Two illuminated initials in gold and colours, extending into inner margin, on 1ar. Initials throughout text supplied in red or blue, paragraph marks, underlines, and initial strokes in red. A few ms marginalia, marks and underlines ; some ms quiring visible at head of margin in third and fifth gatherings ; foliated 1-46 in pencil at foot of inner margin and also (partly erased) at head of outer margin. A few stains, some foxing, traces of page-turner on 1av. The Alexander Turnbull Library copy has unsigned gatherings, lacks leaves [47-48]. Acc. R1015.
Digital image available: illuminated initials on folio 1a, Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Details on request from Curator, Special Printed Collections.
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- De imagine mundi.
- [Nuremberg, Germany : Anton Koberger, 1472?] (fol.)
-  leaves (leaves [46r-48] are blank) ;34 cm.
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