Catalogus sanctorum et gestorum eorum ex diversis voluminibus collectus / editus a reverendissimo in Christo patre domino Petro de Natalibus de Venetiis dei gratia episcopo Equilino.

Accession number: 
PML 79115
Natalibus, Petrus de, active 1370-1400, author.
Vicentiae : per Henricu[m] de Sancto Ursio librariu[m], Anno salutis .M.CCCCLXXXXIII. p[ri]die id[us] dece[m]bris [12 December 1493].
[332] leaves : woodcuts, initials ; 33 cm. (folio)
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler, 1985.

Title from leaf a1r, printed in red and black.
Imprint from colophon, leaf R8v: Catalogi sancto[rum] per revere[n]dissimu[m] dominum petrum de natalibus venetu[m] episcopu[m] equilinu[m] editi opus finit: Vicentiae per henricu[m] de sancto ursio librariu[m] solerti cura i[m]pressu[m]: Augustino Barbadico i[n]clyto Venetiaru[m] Duce. Anno salutis .M.CCCCLXXXXIII. p[ri]die id[us] dece[m]bris.
Printed in Sancto Ursio's type 3:89R.
Signatures: a⁶ b-u⁸ x⁶ y-z [et] [con]⁸ [rum]⁶ A-B⁸ C-O⁶/⁸ P-R⁸ S⁶. Leaf S6 blank. Variant collation in BSB-Ink: a⁶ b-u⁸ x⁶ y-z [et] [con]⁸ [rum]⁶ A-M⁸ N⁶ O-R⁸ S⁶.
Paper format: Chancery folio.
Below title: Antonii Verli Vicentini ad lectorem endecasyllabon (Verses of the editor to the reader).
Printer's device, with letters R.V. (Rigo Vicentino)--follows the colophon.
Initials white on black background, with ornamentation.
2 columns, 59 lines.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 30.6 x 20.5 cm.
PML copy missing 1 leaf: a1.

Modern quarter alum-tawed pigskin over wooden boards (32 x 21 cm.), sewn on 3 supports, probably by Deborah Evetts. Plain paper fly leaves; plain endbands.
Variant Title: 

Catalogus sanctorum et gestorum eorum


Hand decoration: Rubrication not required. Annotations: Contemporary marginal notations on first few leaves only.

Unidentified ownership inscription, abraded (leaf a2r); Curt F. Bühler (1905-1985), Inc. 52, purchased from B.H. Blackwell (Oxford), Dec. 1931 for £7.7.0; Pierpont Morgan Library, bequest of Curt F. Bühler, 1985.