Cronica sclavica.

Accession number: 
PML 27323
Uniform title: 
Chronicles: Slavica.
[Lübeck] : [Matthaeus Brandis], [after 1485]
[38] leaves ; 28 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1930.

Title from incipit (leaf [1]/1r): Cronico sclavica Incipit Capitulu[m] primu[m].
Colophon (leaf [4]/8v): Finis est cronice sclavice| de lubek ha[m]burg. luneburg. wismaria. rostok Sundis| [et] ceteris civitatibus.
Printed in Brandis's types 2:98G and 4:165G.
Collation: [1-3¹⁰ 4⁸]: 38 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 27.7 x 19.7 cm.

Modern blind-stamped full black goatskin over paper boards (28 x 20 cm.), sewn on 5 supports by Sangorski and Sutcliffe of London. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; decorative endbands.
Variant Title: 

Chronica slavica


Hand decoration: Unrubricated, rubrication not realized; some lombards added later, faded. Annotations: Many marginal notations, heavily faded/washed.

Göttingen, Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitäts Bibliothek, "Ex Bibliotheca Regia Acad. Georgiae Aug:" stamp, ca. 1765 and after; Lathrop C. Harper, cat. description tipped in at end (not from his Selection of Incunabula, pts. 1-5, 1929-1930); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Harper, March 1930.