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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: Breydenbach, Bernhard von, d. 1497
Short Title: Peregrinatio in terram sanctam (1486)
Title: Reuerendissimo in xpo patri et d no d no Bertholdo sancte Mag uti n sedis archiespiscopo Sacri Romani Imperij per Germani a archicancellario ac principe electori d no suo gratiosissimo Bernhardus de Breydenbach dicte ecclesie Maguntine n. decanus simul et camerarius obedientiam promptam et deuot a.
Imprint: Mainz: P[er] Erhard u Reiiwich de Traiecto Inferiori impressum, 1486 die 11 Februarij.
Comments and Notes:
Peregrinatio in terram sanctam
Caption title. Uniform title from Goff; imprint from colophon. Woodcuts by E. Reuwich who accompanied the author on his travels. All plates have some text printed on the verso; the GW leaf count (164) includes the 30 leaves used to make up the folded plates. Final leaf blank. Woodcuts hand-colored; large initials supplied by hand in red or blue paint; rubricated throughout. Final leaf wanting. Armorial bookplate: Thomas Brooke F.S.A. Armitage Bridge. Typed (bookseller's?) description in red and black mounted on recto of first front fly leaf.
Smithsonian Call Number: DS104 .B84 1486
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIB01189000-B
B-1189
 
 
 
 

Author: Breydenbach, Bernhard von, d. 1497
Short Title: Peregrinatio in terram sanctam (1490)
Title: Reuerendissimo in Christo patri et dno Bertholdo sancte Maguntin. sedis archiepiscopo Sacri Romani Imperij per Germani a archicancellario ac principe electori d no suo gratiosissimo Bernardus de Breydenbach dicte ecclesie Maguntinen. decanus simul et camerarius obedientiam promptam et deuotam.
Imprint: Speier: Per Petrum Drach, 1490 die 29 Iulij.
Comments and Notes: Caption title. Uniform title from Goff; imprint from colophon. The ill., views and map from drawings by Erhard Reuwich, are printed from the original blocks used in the first ed. (Mainz, 1486) Signatures: a8 e-n8 p10; plates signed b c1 c2 c3 d1 d2 and [o] but are not regularly quired. All plates have some letterpress on verso; GW leaf count (120) includes the 30 leaves used to make up the folded plates. Plate signed c3 perfected incorrectly; ill. is upside down when text is bound in rightside up. Final leaf blank. First leaf (full page woodcut on verso) and last leaf (blank) wanting; the 6 leaf extension for the plate signed b, the 2 leaf extension for the plate signed d2, and the 4 leaf extension for the map wanting. Hand-lettered initials in red; text rubricated throughout. Armorial bookplate: Six van Hillegom; dealer's label: Menno Hertzberger, Amsterdam.
Smithsonian Call Number: DS104 .B84 1490
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIB01190000-B
B-1190