Biblia latina.

Accession number: 
PML 17295
Uniform title: 
Bible. Latin. 1478.
In oppido Nurnbergensis : per Antonium Coburger, Millesimoquadringentesimoseptuagesimooctauo. Mai vero kalendas octauadecimo [14 April 1478].
[1], i-cccclxi, [6] leaves ; 43 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, by 1910.

Title from ISTC.
Imprint from colophon, leaf [48]/10v: Anno incarnat[i]onis d[omi]nice. Millesimoquadringentesimoseptuagesimooctauo. Mai v[er]o k[a]l[endas] octauadecimo. Q[uae] insigne veteris nouiq[ue] testamenti opus. cum canonib[us] eua[n]gelistarumq[ue] concordantiis. In laude[m] [et] gloriam Sancte ac indiuidue trinitatis. Intemerate virginisq[ue] marie imp[re]ssum. In oppido Nurnberg[en]n[sis]. per Antoniu[m] Coburger prefati oppidi incolam industria cuiu[us] q[uae] dilige[n]tissime fabrefactum. finit feliciter.
Printed in Koberger's types 3:110G and 4:160G.
Collation: [1¹² 2-22¹⁰ 23-24⁶ 25-36¹⁰ 37-38⁶ 39-41¹⁰ 42-43⁸ 44-48¹⁰ 49⁶]: 468 leaves.
Paper format: Royal folio.
With additions by Menardus Monachus.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 40.5 x 27.5 cm.

Contemporary German blind-stamped pigskin over partially-bevelled wooden boards (43 x 29.5 cm) sewn on 5 supports, by the Bamberg Carmelite or Capuchin bindery (EBDB w002896, active 1466-79, also known as the Bamberg Kapuzinerkloster, the Kapuziner Bamber

Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

Leonhard Panholz, purchase inscription, 15 May 1478: "Anno dom[in]i millesimo quadringentesimo septuagesimo octavo. idus may comparatus est presens liber per leonardu[m] panhols de Operchofen plebanu[m] in superiori Stim[ensis] dyoc[ese] Augusten[sis]" (leaf [48]/10v; perhaps the same Leonhard Panholz de Operchofen died 20 June 1498 and is buried in the Franciscan monastery in Regensburg); unidentified inscription, 15th century: "Capuc. eccl[es]ie e[st] x[us] eph 1 g" (front pastedown); Alexander William Lindsay (1812-1880), 25th Earl of Crawford & Balcarres, armorial bookplate (front pastedown), inherited by his son: James Ludovic Lindsay (1847-1913), 26th Earl of Crawford & Balcarres, Bibliotheca Lindesiana sale, Sotheby's, part 1, 13 June 1887, lot 450; unidentified English sale catalogue description (front endleaf 1 recto, tipped-on); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1919), purchased by 1910.