Eine hübsche lere wider die vertzweiflung und kleinmütigkeit.

Accession number: 
PML 20587.2
Uniform title: 
[Nuremberg] : [Hieronymus Hölzel], [approximately 1500]
[8] leaves ; 12 cm. (16mo)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan, Jr., 1917.

Title from caption, leaf a1r.
Imprint from ISTC.
Printer identified by Hölzel's type 4:87G. Assigned to Ambrosius Huber in Goff.
Signatures: a⁸: 8 leaves, leaves a6-8 blank.
Cited as 16mo in ISTC from BSB-Ink, but 8vo in GW and 12mo in Goff.
Chancery 16mo. 1 column, 19 lines. Type 4:87G.
PML copy on vellum.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 11.5 x 8.7 cm.
PML copy missing 3 leaves: a6-8 (blanks).

16th-century Augsburg blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards (12.5 x 9 cm.), sewn on 3 supports by the bookbinder of Raimund Fugger (possibly Simon and Friedrich Thumb, EBDB w004667). Plain paper pastedown (rear), evidence of Hebrew manuscript pastedown (front); decorative endbands. 2 clasps.
Variant Title: 

Title in ISTC: Eine hübsche Lehre wider die Verzweiflung und Kleinmütigkeit


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

Bertram Ashburnham, Earl of Ashburnham (1797-1878), with shelf mark: 8.C (front pastedown); his sale, Sotheby's, 25 June 1897, lot 752; Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), booklabel (front pastedown); his sale, Christie's, 10 Dec. 1917, lot 93 purchased by Quaritch (with collation note, rear pastedown) for Morgan; J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), purchased Dec. 1917 (accessioned 1919).