Accession number: 
PML 24804
Isidore, of Seville, Saint, -636.
[Augsburg] : Günther Zainer, 19 November 1472.
[265] leaves : illus. (woodcuts) ; 31 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1927.

Title from incipit (leaf [2]/4r): Isidori iunioris Hispalensis episcopi liber Etimologiarum ad Braulionem cesaraugustanum episcopum scriptus.
Colophon (leaf [27]/10r): Isidori iunioris hispalensis episcopi. Ethimolgiarum libri numero viginti. finiunt foeliciter. Per. Gintherum zainer ex Reutlingen progenitum. literis impressi ahenis. Anno ab incarnatione domini. Millesimo Quadringentesimo Septuagesimosecundo. Decimanona die. Mensis. nove[m]bris.
Printed in Zainer's type 3:107G.
Collation: [1⁴; 2¹⁰⁽⁶⁺¹⁾ 3-13¹⁰ 14⁸⁽³⁺¹⁾ 15-24¹⁰ 25⁸ 26¹⁰ 27¹⁰⁽⁹⁺²⁾]: 265 leaves. Leaf [14]/3 is a cancel.
Paper format: Median folio
Woodcuts: Stemma stirpis humane (leaf [14]/4v), Arbor consaguinitatis (leaf [14]/5r), Arbor affinitatis (leaf [14]/5v), TO map (leaf [19]/7v).
PML copy leaf dimensions: 30.1 x 21.1/22.9 cm, trimmed. Fold-out for Stemma stirpis humane measures 30.1 x 22.9 cm.
PML copy has quire [1] (list of capitula) bound at end.
PML copy listed under Division A in Checklist.

18th-/19th-century half calf over paper boards covered in decorative paper (31.5 x 22 cm), sewn on 4 supports. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; edges stained red.

Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards; illuminated border and initial in Augsburg-style with coat-of-arms (leaf [2]/1r). Annotations: Contemporary maringal Latin notations in a German hand (Bavarian?), headlines, and foliation.

Coat of arms, unidentified: silver with a white chevron and a moon in lower half (leaf [2]/1r); 19th-century bibliographic inscription (leaf [2]/1r); stamp (German library, duplicate?), abraded (leaf [2]/1r); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Heinrich Rosenthal, 1927.