[Histori wie die Türcken die cristelichen kirchen angefochten haben].

Accession number: 
PML 30058
Author: 
Robertus de Sancto Remigio.
Published: 
Augsburg : Johann Bämler, 22 April [14]82.
Description: 
[95] leaves : illus. (woodcuts) ; 31 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1934.
Notes: 

28 woodcuts, with repeats, and printed initials.
Author also known as Robertus Monachus. Translated by Heinrich Steinhöwel. On the authorship, see Verfasserlexikon (1978) VIII: 115-117, and on the translator IX: 274.
Collation: [1¹⁰ 2-4⁸ 5⁵ 6-12⁸] 95 leaves. In quire [5]: leaves 1, 3, and 4 are singletons with the sewing between leaves 3 and 4. PML copy corresponds with BMC; alternate collations in GW and BSB-Ink.
Colophon (leaf [12]/8r): Dise warhafftige hÿstorÿ hat gedruckt Hanns Bämler zů Augspurg und volenndet In mäntag vor Ieorÿ. Anno [etc] Im lxxxii jare. [etc].
Incipit (leaf [1]/2r): Hienach volgt ein warhaft und bewerte histori wie die türke[n] un[d] andre geschlecht der ungleübigen die cristelichen kirche[n] vor vil iare[n] in manigerlÿ weiβ angefochten...
Includes extracts from the Historia of Fulcherius Carnotensis.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 29.3 x 20.2 cm
Printed in Bämler's type 1:140G.
Title from ISTC.

Binding: 
Contemporary German blind-stamped (heavily worn) leather (calf?) over wooden boards (30.5 x 19 cm), sewn on 4 supports; rebacked. Plain paper pastedowns. 2 clasps, wanting, catch plates with incised floral design, and 5 round brass bosses on each board (2 wanting from front board). Contemporary manuscript title label (front board).
Variant Title: 

Historia Hierosolymitana, sive historia itineris contra Turcos [German]

Inscriptions/Markings: 

Hand decoration: Rubrication not required, woodcuts uncolored and printed initials not filled in. Annotations: Minimal marginal notations in text and inscription below colophon, late-16th/early-17th century.

Provenance: 
Werden (North Rhein-Westphalia), Monastery of the Holy Cross, inscription: "S. Crucis Werdea Suevorum" (leaf [1]/1r); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Lathrop C. Harper, April 1934.
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