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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: Sibylla, Bartholomaeus
Short Title: Speculum peregrinarum quaestionum (1499)
Title: Speculum peregrinarum questionum.
Imprint: Strasbourg: [Johann (Reinhard) GrĂ¼ninger, 19 Aug. 1499]
Comments and Notes: Title from leaf A1 recto. Incipit has extracted title (leaf C1 recto): In animaru[m] rationalium in coniunctio & separataru[m] bonorum & malorum demonum tres decades. Imprint from Goff. Colophon (leaf 2L7 verso) reads: Speculum peregrinaru[m] questionu[m]: Bartholomei Sybille Monopolitani: sacre pagine p[ro]fessoris. ... Bene perspectum & emendatum opera & expensis circumspecti viri Ioannis GrĂ¼ninger ciuis Argentin[ensis]. Ad laude[m] Dei & legentiu[m] vtilitatem: co[n]summatu[m]: finit. Anno Christiane salutis post Millesimu[m] quadringentesimu[m] nonagesimo nono. 14. Kalendas Septembres. Leaves printed on both sides; 32 lines per page. Signatures: A6 B4 C-Z8 2A-2G8 2H6 2I-2L8. Final leaf (2L8) is blank; wanting in Dibner Library copy. Illustrated t.p. (woodcut); initial; guide-letters; spaces for initials. Numerous errors in foliation. Leaf D5 missigned as Diiij; leaf E3 missigned as Diij. Rubricated throughout in red and blue inks. Old ms. annotations. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Ms. note at top of t.p.: Monasterij Augiae [?] Maioris Brigantinae; on verso of t.p.: Alexander Vulpij. Printed bookseller's description of this copy [?] on front pastedown. Bound in old alum-tawed pigskin over bevelled wooden boards; blind-stamped cover stained with dark brown; raised bands; metal clasp wanting.
Smithsonian Call Number: BT820 .S56 1499
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIS00492000-B
S-0492