Enchiridion de fide, spe et caritate.

Accession number: 
PML 3882
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
[Cologne] : [Ulrich Zel], [about 1467]
[60] leaves ; 22 cm (4to)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1912.

Title and imprint from ISTC.
Printed in Zel's type 1a:99G.
PML copy listed under Division A. $1 in Checklist.
Explicit, leaf [8]/5r: Explicit liber Encheridion beati Augustini, conscriptus ad Laurentium primicerium ecclesie vrbice.
Collation: [1⁶; 2-7⁸ 8⁶]: 60 leaves, leaf [8]/6 blank.
Paper format: Chancery quarto in half-sheets.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 21.1 x 14.2 cm.
PML copy missing 1 leaf: [8]/6 (blank).

18th/19th-century (since 1831 Boutourlin cat.) French gilt-tooled maroon straight-grained morocco over paper boards (22 x 15.5 cm), sewn on 3 supports. Plain yellow paper pastedowns and endleaves, with plain paper endleaves; decorative, stuck-on endbands; yellow and blue edges.

Hand decoration: Contemporary rubrication (Lower Rhine?), red initials, rubrics, and paragraph marks (C-type with elongated lower extension). Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

Demetrius Boutourlin (1790-1850), bookplate (front pastedown), Cat. de la Biblio. (1831), no. 638, his sale, Paris, part II, 16 Nov. 1840, lot 131; Robert Hoe (1839-1909), book label (front pastedown), his sale, Anderson Auction Company, part II, 8 Jan. 1912, lot 156 for $75.00 to: Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased Jan. 1912.