Title from incipit (leaf /1r): Diese büchlin genannt d[er] spiegel des menschlichen lebens. von dem hochwirdigen Rodorico von hyspania byschoffen Zamorensi gemachet...
Printed in Zainer's type 2:118G.
Published in 1476 according to Zainer's catalogue (Burger, Buchhändleranzeigen, no. 20 (16) (CIBN). Goff dates about 1475-78. BSB-Ink dates after 26 Mar. 1474. A copy in München BSB has a rubricator's date 1478.
Collation: [1¹⁰; 2-10¹⁰ 11⁸; 12-16¹⁰ 17-18⁸]: 174 leaves.
Chancery folio (30.6 x 21 cm.)
Translated by Heinrich Steinhöwel.
Incipit on leaves /1r and /1r printed in red.
50 woodcut illustrations. Printed initials.
A copy of this book was given by Zainer to the Charterhouse at Buxheim (BMC).
Author's name also recorded as Rodericus Zamorensis.
Bearer type visible at bottom of leaves /2v, /10r, /5v, and /8v.
PML copy with leaf /10 detached.
Library's copy listed under Division B in Checklist.
Speculum vitae humanae [German]
Hand decoration: Rubricated not required, printed intitials. Annotations: Marginal and interlinear contemporary notations in tabula. Notation at bottom of leaf /10r supplying missing printed line, likely supplied in printing house (nearly identical hand in BSB and Heidelberg copies).