Vanden seven sacramenten.

Accession number: 
PML 645
Uniform title: 
Goude in Hollant : by my Gherit Leew, .M.cccc ende .lxxxiiij. den .xix. dach in Junio [19 June 1484].
[86] leaves : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 24.5 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from caption, leaf a1r: Hier beghint dat eerste vanden seven sacramenten ende is van dat sacrament des doepsels ende wat dat doepsel is.
Imprint from colophon, leaf l5v: Voleyndet ter goude in hollant by my Gherit leew Int iaer ons heren .M.cccc ende .lxxxiiij. den .xix. dach in Junio. [Printer's mark]
Printed in Leeu's type 4:100G.
Signatures: [1⁴; a-h⁸ i-l⁶: 86 leaves, leaf l6 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio.
Text in the form of a dialogue inspired by Henricus de Segusio's Summa and by Nicolaus de Tudeschis' works (cf. CIBN).
16 woodcuts, with repetitions.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 23.7 x 18 cm.
PML copy missing 1 leaf: l6 (blank).

18th-century English gilt-rolled full red morocco over paper boards (24.5 x 19 cm), sewn on 4 supports. Marbled paper pastedowns and endleaves, with plain paper endleaves; decorative endbands; gilt edges.
Variant Title: 

Van den seven sacramenten


Hand decoration: Contemporary Netherlandish rubrication, primary initials in blue with red penwork decoration, red initials, paragraph marks, and capital strokes. Woodcuts colored by hand. Annotations: No marginal notations in text.

John Hayford Thorold (1773-1831), Syston Park, bookplate and monogram booklabel (front pastedown), Syston Park Library sale, Sotheby's, 12 Dec. 1884, lot 1724; William Morris (1834-1896), Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, booklabel (front pastedown) and bibliographic notes by Sydney Cockerell, laid-in (rear pastedown); Richard Bennett (1849-1930), purchased Morris's library in August 1896, armorial bookplate (front endleaf 1 recto); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.