Missaliu[m] pro Patavien[se] eccl[esi]e ritu.

Accession number: 
PML 20617
Augsburg : Erhard Ratdolt, 21 January 1494.
[14], I-CXXVIII, [6], CXXXV-CCLXI, [1] : illustrated (woodcuts) ; 33 x 24 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan, Jr., 1917.

Collation: [1⁸ 2⁶]; a-m⁸ n¹⁰ [o-p⁸ q-r⁶] s-z⁸ A-H⁸ I⁶ K¹⁰: 276 leaves, leaves [2]/6 and K10 blank.
Commissioned by Christoph von Schachner, Bishop of Passau, 4 June 1493.
Paper format: Median folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 32.1 x 22.3 cm
PML copy missing 3 leaves: [2]/1.6 and K10, and leaf z3 with bottom corner torn away, repaired.
PML copy with canon (quire [r]) printed on vellum, with red index tabs.
Printed in Ratdolt's types 9:130G and 11:230G.
Ratdolt's device on leaf K9v.
Title from colophon (leaf K6r): Expletu[m] e[st] hoc op[us] libro[rum] missaliu[m] pro Patavien[se] eccl[esi]e ritu: p[er] vigili cura m[a]g[ist]ri Sixti hauge[n] revisum et castigatu[m]: atq[ue] caractere iucu[n]dissimo Auguste impressum opera et impe[n]sis Erhardi ratdolt ibidem artis imp[re]ssorie vulgatissimi. Anno salutis d[omi]nice Millesimo quadri[n]gentesimo Nonagesimoq[ua]rto Die .xxi. Januarii.
Woodcuts. Woodcuts of Saints Valetinus, Stephanus, and Maximilianus (leaf [1]/1v) and Crucifixion at canon (leaf [r]/1v) by Hans Burgkmair. Woodcuts and woodcut initials colored by printed stencil.

17th-century(?) half pigskin with paper sides over paper boards (33 x 24 cm), sewn on 5 supports; repaired by Duprez Lahey. Plain paper pastedowns and fly leaves; stained edges.
Variant Title: 

Missale Pataviense


Hand decoration: No rubrication required. Annotations: Some marginal notations and feast days added to calendar: April 8 translation of St. Dionysius ("translacio s[an]cti dionisii ep[iscop]i et m[arty]ris h[uius] patron[us]"), 17 November St. Florian ("Florini confes. patroni fabrorum"); notations below Crucifixion woodcut (leaf [r]/1v) and partially torn away (leaf z3v).

Shelf mark, unidentified: Calal. M90. (front pastedown); Bertram Ashburnham (1797-1878), Earl of Ashburnham, with shelf mark: 6.A. (front pastedown); his sale, Sotheby's, 25 June 1897, lot 2607; Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), booklabel (front pastedown); his sale, Christie's, 10 Dec. 1917, lot 301 to Quaritch (with a collation note, rear fly leaf) for Morgan; J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), purchased Dec. 1917 (accessioned 1919).