54 woodcuts from 45 blocks. Two variants: full-page woodcut on leaf /9v is either Entombment or Resurrection, see Schreiber V 4947 and 4947a.
Collation: [1-15¹⁰ 16⁸ 17⁸(8+1 An dem oster); 18-37¹⁰]: 367 leaves, leaf /10 blank. Collation corrected from BMC.
Colophon (leaf /9v): Gedruckt und vole[n]ndet zů Augspurg von Johanni[s] Bämler An sant Matheus abe[n]t Anno [etc] im lxxiiii jar.
Incipit (leaf /1r): Nun volget hie nach der anfang an dem erste[n] Suntag im advent die Epistel [etc]. Fr[atr]es Scientes quia hora e[st] iam de somno surgere [etc]. ad .Ro[mani]. xiii.
Paper dimensions: Chancery folio
PML copy has Resurrection woodcut on leaf /9v (Schreiber V 4947a). Alternate setting of leaf /1.10 (clxxi/clxxx of Part II).
PML copy leaf dimensions: 30.5 x 21.1 cm
PML copy missing 1 leaf: /10 (blank). Leaf /1 bound before /1. Some worm damage to margins.
Printed foliation is on recto and verso.
Printed in Bämler's type 1:140G.
The woodcut on leaf /5v (xxxv of part II) is printed over 3 paragraph marks printed in blind, suggesting that the woodcut and type were not printed together.
Title from ISTC.
Epistel und Ewangelia
Hand decoration: Rubricated, sporadic capital strokes and underlining with some printed initials painted in red. Annotations: Minimal notations in text. Contemporary notes on leaves /10v, /10v, and /10v note incorrect binding order.