Concordantiae bibliorum.

Accession number: 
PML 110
Conradus de Alemania.
[Strassburg] : [Johann Mentelin], [not after 1474]
[116, 109, 92, 100] leaves ; 42 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, by 1906.

Author also known as Conradus de Halberstadt the elder (Hillard 655).
Title and imprint from ISTC.
Printed in Mentelin's type 5:92G.
In 4 parts, signed a, b, c, and d, respectively, throughout each part; signatures are hand-stamped.
Collation, part I: [1-9¹⁰ 10-11⁸ 12¹⁰]: 116 leaves, leaf [1]/1 blank; part II: [1-5¹⁰ 6⁸(+1) 7-11¹⁰]: 109 leaves; part III: [1-8¹⁰ 9¹²]: 92 leaves; part IV: [1-8¹⁰ 9⁸ 10¹²]: 100 leaves, leaf [10]/12 blank.
Paper format: Royal folio.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 39.6 x 27.2 cm.
PML copy missing 2 leaves: part I, leaf [1]/1 and part IV, leaf [10]/12 (blanks). Part II, quire [4] with leaves bound out of order.

19th-century French tooled gold-painted leather, forging a historical style, over wooden boards (42 x 29 cm), sewn on 6 supports by Hagué; with painted armorial of Cardinal Medici. Plain paper pastedowns and endleaves; decorative endbands; gilt, gauffered, and painted edges. 2 clasps, missing, and corner pieces.

Hand decoration: Contemporary (German?) rubrication, red initials and paragraph marks; primary initials in blue with red penwork decoration. Annotations: A few contemporary marginal notations in text.

Weissenau (Baden-Württemberg), Praemonstratensians, abraded inscription: "Biblioth. Minoraugiensis" (leaf [1]/2r); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased by 1906.