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Introduction to the SIL Incunabula CollectionExplore the Incunabula CollectionVisit the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology

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Author: [N/A]
Short Title: Lumen animae (1477)
Title: Liber moralitatum elegantissimus magnaru[m] rerum naturalium Lumen anime dictus : cum septem apparitoribus necnon sanctoru[m] doctoru[m] orthodoxe fidei professorum poetarum etiam ac oratoru[m] auctoritatib[us] per modum pharatre s[ecundu]m ordinem alphabeti collectis ...
Imprint: Augsburg: [Günther Zainer, 31 Dec. 1477]
Comments and Notes: Listed incorrectly as L393 in ISTC AND as being in the Burndy Library Title from incipit (leaf [2] recto); imprint from Goff. Date from colophon (leaf [348] recto), which reads: Annoq[ue] a natinitate [sic] d[omi]ni millesimo quadringentesimo septuagesimo septimo, ultima die Decembris ... co[m]pletus. Compiled by Bérenger, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela; edited by Matthias Farinator. Leaves are unsigned and lack numbering; 43-44 lines per page. Leaves [1] and [49] are blank. Guide letters; initials. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Extensively rubricated, with many manuscript initials. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... Gift of Bern Dibner. Contemporary binding of blind-tooled full calf over boards; metal clasps; raised bands; rubricated library shelf mark pasted on front cover; paste-down endpapers are leaves from unidentified contemporary printed text; in protective clamshell box. German bookseller's description ([5] p.) laid in.
Smithsonian Call Number: AE2 .L95 1477
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIB00341500-B
L-0394
 
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Author: [N/A]
Short Title: Lumen animae (1482)
Title: Liber moralitatum elegantissimus magnarum reru[m] naturalium Lumen anime dict[us] : cum septe[m] apparitorib[us] necno[n] sanctoru[m] doctoru[m] orthodoxe fidei p[ro]fessorum poetaru[m] etia[m] ac oratoru[m] auctoritatib[us] p[er] modum pharatre s[e]c[un]d[u]m ordine[m] alphabeti collectis ...
Imprint: Strasbourg: [Printer of the 1481 'Legenda Aurea', 22 March 1482]
Comments and Notes: Title from incipit (leaf [2] recto); place of publication and printer's statement from Goff. Compiled by Bérenger, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela; edited by Matthias Farinator. Date from colophon, which reads: Anno a natiuitate domini millesimo quadrige[n]tesimo octuagesimo secundo sexta feria post Letare. Leaves [1] and [274] are blank. Printed in double columns, with 43 lines per column; leaves are unsigned and lack numbering. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Imperfect copy: leaves [1] and [274] are lacking; leaf [273] also possibly lacking? (foliation is unclear: Hain records [272] leaves; Polain and BM record [274] leaves) Ms. initials and marginal notes. Bound in full vellum over boards; title inked on spine; blue edges. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... Gift of Bern Dibner.
Smithsonian Call Number: AE2 .L95 1482
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIB00341700-B
L-0396