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67 3100 Incunabula and early 16th cent books Voragine J de
67 3100 Incunabula and early 16th cent books  Voragine J de
67 3100 Incunabula and early 16th cent books  Voragine J de
67 3100 Incunabula and early 16th cent books  Voragine J de
67/3100 [Incunabula and early 16th cent. books]. Voragine, J. de. Passionael twinterstuc. Dat men hiet die Gulden Legende./ Hier beghit tSomerstuc vande passiole. Antw., Henrick Eckert van Homberch, 1505 (22 March and 20 May), 2 parts in 1 vol., (2),206; (2),212 lvs., manuscript initials, 201 woodcut ills. (incl. titles and printer's device), modern calf w. mor. letterpiece, large 8vo.

- Lvs. XXXIII and XXXIV of first part and CLIX of 2nd part probably from a later ed.; a few lvs. w. repairs/ restorations (i.a. strengthened margins, a closed tear in leaf XIII of first part and lower margin leaf XCVI of second part repaired and a few lines supplied in manuscript); almost all lvs. w. contemp. annots. in pen and ink in upper blank margin (mostly cut short with loss of annots.); extensive later manuscript annotations on first free endpaper; second part partly sl. waterstained in lower blank margin.

= Rare. Early 16th century Dutch edition (2nd edition by Eckert) of the Legenda aurea (life and legends of saints) by the bishop Jacobus de Voragine. This work was an important source for iconographic research. Nijhoff/Kronenberg 1193; BM STC Dutch Books, p.115; Adams V 1012; Fairfax Murray (German Books) 436: "with cuts from the editions of Jac. Jacobssoen van der Meer 1484 and of C. Snellaert 1489". A few of the larger woodcuts in this copy occas. have an old manuscript entry in Dutch or Latin (the full-p. title woodcut of the first part for instance has an annotation in the banner in the top reading "Eendracht maect macht"). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXVI.

€ (6.000-8.000) 6500