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Incipit prologus super legendam sancto[rum] qua[m] [com]pilauit frat[er] Iacobus natione Ianue[n]sis Ordinis Fratru[m] Predicato[rum].

Author / Creator Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298, compiler.
Uniform title Legenda aurea
Imprint [Ulm] : [Johann Zainer], [not after 1478]
Description [2], 394, that is, 395, [1] leaves ; 29 cm (folio)
Language Latin
Subject Christian saints -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Christian saints -- Legends -- Early works to 1800.
Christian saints.
Biography.
Legends.
Early works.
Incunabula -- Germany -- Ulm -- 1478.
Hagiographies (works) -- Germany -- Ulm -- 1478.
Annotations (Provenance)
Format Print, Book
Local Note Discovery of this item made possible by a gift from Julie and Roger Baskes.
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2781347
Varying Form of Title Incipit prologus super legendam sanctorum quam compilauit frater Iacobus natione Ianuensis Ordinis Fratrum Predicatorum
Other authors / contributors Zainer, Johannes, -1541? printer.
Abtei Reichenau, former owner.
Provenance Former owner's inscription: Mon[aster]ij Augiae Divitis.
Former owners' manuscript annotations in several hands, some contemporary.
Notes Title from incipit, leaf 1.
Imprint from Incunabula short title catalogue.
Explicit, leaf 395 verso: Finit feliciter.
Signatures: [1-22¹⁰·⁸ 23-42⁸̇·¹⁰ 43-44¹⁰]; unsigned.
Table printed in 2 columns; 40 lines; woodcut capitals.
Leaves 241-395 misnumbered '240'-'394'; numerous other errors in foliation.
Last leaf blank.
Text for Saint Hilarion rubricated (leaves 382 verso-383 recto).
University of Chicago Library's copy imperfect: lacking leaf [2] first sequence and final blank leaf.
Incunabula short title catalogue, entry ij00088400
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Inkunabelkatalog, entry I-68
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, entry M11313
Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, entry 6389
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, entry J-100
Panzer, G.W.F. Annales typographici, volume 3, page 541, no. 56
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, entry 2520[?]

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