Opus preclarum Supplementum chronicar[um] vulgo appellatu[m] : in omnimoda historia nouissime congesta Fratris Jacobi Philippi Bergomensis, religionis heremitaru[m] diui Augustini decoris ...

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Heineman 860
Jacobus Philippus, Bergomensis, 1434-1520.
Venetiis : Per Bernardum Rizum de Novaria, M.cccc.lxxxx. die decimoquinto Madii [15 May 1490]
12, 261, [1] leaves : illustrated (woodcuts) ; 31 cm. (fol.)
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Gift of the trustees of the Dannie and Hettie Heineman Collection, 1977.

Title from caption, leaf a1.
Colophon (leaf G5r): Impressum autem Ventiis per Bernardum Rizum de Novaria anno a Nativitate domini. M.cccc.lxxxx. die decimoquinto Madii regnante inclito duce Augustino Barbadico.
Printed in Rizus's types 13:80G and 14:130G.
Collation: [1-2⁶]; a-z⁸ [et]⁸ [con]⁸ [rum]⁸ A-F⁸ G⁶: 274 leaves, leaves [1]/1 and G6 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 31.2 x 21.2 cm.

Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards (33 x 22 cm.), sewn on 3 supports by the Benedictines at Prüfening (Regensburg) for Haiswasser, 1490 (EBDB w000096/Kyriss 44, also known as Binder mit Jahrezahl, active ca. 1481-1514). Plain paper pastedowns, with a fragment of German manuscript waste (from [14]34) at rear board; plain endbands. 2 clasps; former chained binding.
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Caption from leaf pi2: Tabula generalis Supplementi chronicaru[m] s[ecundu]m ordinem alphabeti


Hand decoration: Rubricated, alternating red and blue lombards, red paragraph marks (g-type with curled descender), capital strokes, and red flourishes at explicits; partial hand-coloring of woodcuts. Annotations: No significant marginal notations in text.

Achatius Haiswasser (d. 1516), of Landau, priest in Ellwangen (Württ.), inscription: "Hu[n]c libru[m] legavit n[ost]ro [conven]tui v[e]n[erabo]l[i] d[omi]n[us] Achaci[us] Haiswasser artiu[m] ma[g]iste]r ac sacrie theo[logi]e bacc[alarius] for[ma]t[us] predi[ca]tor i[n] Elwang Anno 1516" (leaf a1r), bequeathed books to Ingolstadt Franciscans; Ingolstadt (Bavaria), Franciscans, donated by Haiswasser, 1516 and inscription: "Ad Bibliothecam PP. Francisca Ingolstadt," 17th century (leaf [1]/2r) and ink stamps (top edge); unidentified modern bookplate with AH cipher/monogram (front pastedown); Dannie and Hettie Heineman; Pierpont Morgan Library, gift of the trustees of the Dannie and Hettie Heineman Collection, 1977.