Biblia [German].

Accession number: 
PML 27585
Uniform title: 
Bible. German. 1475.
[Augsburg] : [Jodocus Pflanzmann], [approximately 1475]
[456] leaves : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 40 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1930.

Title and imprint from ISTC.
Caption, leaf [1]/1r: Hie hept sich an die vorred oder die epistel des heiligen priesters sant Ieronimi zů paulinum von allen götlichen historien d[er] brüder [sic] vnder der bible[n].
Printed in Pflanzmann's type 1:107G.
Woodcuts reused in Sorg's German Bible, printed 29 June 1477.
Collation: [1-16¹⁰; 17-19¹⁰ 20⁸(8+1); 21¹⁰ 22¹²; 23-35¹⁰ 36⁸; 37-42¹⁰ 43¹⁰(4+1) 44-45¹⁰ 46⁶]: 456 leaves. Quire [3] with inner and outer bifolia (leaves 1.10 and 5.6) replaced with singletons.
Paper format: Royal folio.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 37.5 x 25.5 cm.

Contemporary German blind-rolled pigskin over wooden boards (40 x 28 cm), sewn on 5 supports, probably bound in Augsburg by the Jagdrolle workshop (EBDB w002121/Kyriss 79, active 1482-1532, also known as Hirsch-Rolle IV). Plain paper pastedowns and endlea
Variant Title: 

Checklist title: Biblia Germanica


Hand decoration: Contemporary rubricaiton, red initials; woodcuts hand colored. Later German manuscript headlines and foliation ("plat" for "Blatt"). Annotations: No marginal notations in text. Missing text added in contemporary manuscript (leaf [22]/6r).

Unidentified Franciscan library stamp, 19th/early 20th century, partially abraded (leaves [1]/1r and [17]/9r); unidentified shelfmark: A. 13. (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Rosenbach & Co., July 1930.