[Postilla super epistolas et evangelia].

Accession number: 
PML 78465
Guillermus, Parisiensis.
[Augsburg] : [Johann Blaubirer], 1482.
[2] i-cclxvi [2] leaves : illus. (woodcut) ; 29 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. John D. Gordan in memory of Curt F. Bühler, 1985.

Collation: [1¹² 2-26¹⁰ 27⁸]: 270 leaves, leaves [1]/1 and [27]/8 blank.
Colophon (leaf [27]/6r): Explicit postilla sup[er] Evangelia d[omi]nicalia [et] d[e] sanctis s[ummu]m sensum l[itte]ralem collecta. Anno .M.cccc.lxxxii.
Paper format: Chancery paper
PML copy leaf dimensions: 28.5 x 19.6 cm
PML copy missing 2 leaves: [1]/2 and [16]/1, replaced in facsimile; original leaf [16]/1 partially torn away.
Printed in Blaurirer's type 1:118G.
The printer can be identified as Johann Blaubirer because of some characteristics of the types. Assigned to Christmann Heyny by GW and others. (ISTC)
Title from ISTC.
Woodcut of Virgin of the Rosary on leaf [1]/2v.

Contemporary calf over wooden boards (29.5 x 20.5 cm), sewn on 3 supports by Jörg Schapf at Augsburg (EBDB w000045/Kyriss 63, active 1469-86). Plain paper pastedowns (integral blanks, leaves [1]/1 and [27]/8). 2 clasps, wanting. Vellum manuscript binding supports visible between quires [1]-[2] and [26]-[27].

Hand decoration: Rubrication not required. Annotations: No notations in text.

Unidentified shelf mark on paper: Y44, 16th century(?) (top board); Graf Konrad Reuttner von Weyl, of Achstetten (d. ca. 1960?); his auction, Bloomsbury Book Auctions, 31 October 1985, lot 18; Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased at Bloomsbury via Lathrop C. Harper, 1985.