De arte poetica ad pisones.

Accession number: 
PML 79019.1
[Leipzig] : [Martin Landsberg], [1495]
[16] leaves ; 22 cm (4to)
Credit Line: 
Gift of William S. Glazier, 1984.

Printed with Landsberg's types 1:88G and 2:156G.
Collation: A-B⁸: leaf B8 blank.
Paper format: Chancery quarto
With distichs to the reader by Jacobus Illuminatoris (leaf A1v).
Not in Goff.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 20.5 x 14.5 cm.

16th-century blind-tooled and -rolled pigskin over stiff paper boards (21.9 x 15.5) on four double bands by Johann von Sachsen (Marburg, Hesse), dated 1568 (EBDB w000410). Roll with Reformation medallions: Martin Luther, Philipp Melachthon, Erasmus of Rotterdam, and Johann Hus (see Haebler I, 462-463 and EBDB r003195). Plain paper pastedowns and flyleaves; decorative endbands; edges stained red. Original leather ties from top and bottom boards cut away. Contemporary manuscript binding signatures on final versos of textual sections, seemingly ignored when binding.

Hand decoration: Rubricated, lombard initials, paragraph marks, and some underlining; same rubrication as the rest of volume. Annotations: Marginal Latin annotations in three different hands, contemporary/sixteenth century.

Contemporary square paper shelf mark label on spine, 22[?], unidentified; Paper bookplate (13.4 x 9 cm), removed from front pastedown; William Simon Glazier (1907-1962), booklabel; Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, gift of William S. Glazier.