Tractado q[ue] se llama valerio d[e]las estoria escolasticas

Accession number: 
PML 77112
Rodríguez de Almela, Diego, approximately 1426-approximately 1489.
Murcia : por manos de maestre Lope de la Roca, a .vi dias de diesembre, año de mill. [y] quatrozientos /[y] ochenta /[y] siete años [6 December 1487].
[166] leaves ; 28 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased as the gift of Mr. Edwin H. Herzog, 1981.

Title from caption, leaf a1r.
Imprint from colophon, leaf x3v: A gloria /[y] alabatica de n[ost]ro saluador /y rede[m]ptor ih[es]u [christ]o fue este libro que es llamado valerio delas estorias escolasticas /[y] de españa fue acabado enla muy noble /[y] leal cibdad de murcia. por manos de maestre. Lope dela roca aleman. Impressor de libros jueues a .vi. dias de diesembre. Año de mill. [y] quatrozientos /[y] ochenta /[y] siete años.
Printed in La Roca's type 1:130G.
Signatures: [1²]; a-v⁸ x⁴: 166 leaves, leaf x4 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 27.4 x 19.5 cm.
PML copy mising 5 leaves: [1]/1-2 (tabula), f8, t8, and v1; leaves f8, t8, and v1 replaced from another copy (Spanish note on front endleaf 2 recto, although unclear how leaves t8-v1 are replacements).

Modern full brown calf, blind-tooled in a pastiche of an early style, over paper boards (28 x 20 cm), sewn on 5 supports by Brugalla, 1942. Plain paper pastedowns and endleaves; decorative endbands; gilt edges.
Variant Title: 

Valerio de la estorias


Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Annotations: Minimal contemporary marginal notations in text, mainly manicules. Contemporary roman numeral foliation in top margin, shifting to Arabic at leaf g3/53.

Unidentified contemporary ownership inscription, erased but legible under UV (leaf a1r); Eric Hyde Lord Sexton (1902-1980), Incun. 167, booklabels (front pastedown), his sale, Christie's NY, 8 April 1981, lot 109 to Lathrop C. Harper for Morgan; Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased as the gift of Mr. Edwin H. Herzog, 1981.