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Biblia pauperum.

Title
Biblia pauperum.
Publication
Swabia, Germany, approximately 1445.

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TextBy appointment only Spencer Coll. MS. 35Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Additional Authors
New York Public Libary. Manuscript. Spencer Coll. MS 35.
Description
19 leaves, bound : parchment , ink, manuscript, illuminations; 290 x 208 mm
Uniform Title
Biblia pauperum. German.
Subject
  • Biblia pauperum
  • Manuscripts, German > Germany > 15th century
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts
  • Manuscripts, German > New York
  • Manuscripts, German
Genre/Form
  • Manuscripts – German – 15th century.
  • vellum (parchment)
  • Vellum bindings (Binding) – 20th century.
  • Biblia pauperum.
  • Early works.
  • illuminated manuscripts.
Note
  • Associated with the so-called Weimar Group of the text, based on linguistic features, and number, sequence and layout of images.
  • Layout: Written in two columns of varying length (8-16 lines), ruled in ink. Two quires, the first of 10 folios and the second of 9 folios.
  • Decoration: 38 half-page tinted drawings: New Testament scenes in central roundel, flanked by OT scenes and busts of prophets. Added coats of arms, f. 1.
  • Script: Gothic cursive.
Access (note)
  • Restricted use.
Indexed In (note)
  • The Splendor of the Word. (ed.) J. G. Alexander, J. H. Marrow, L. F. Sandler (NYPL / Harvey Miller, 2005),
  • Ricci, S de. Medieval and Renaissance mss., Suppl.
Cite As (note)
  • NYPL. Spencer Collection MS. 35
Language (note)
  • In a Swabian dialect.
Provenance (note)
  • Arms on f.1 identified as Ehringer family of Constance and Ulm and Neithardt family of Constance. Owned by Bishop Johann IV of Strasbourg. Jacques Rosenthal collection.
Binding (note)
  • Bound in 16th century calf, blind-tooled Renaissance border, with coat of arms of Bishop Johann IV of Strasbourg, Count Johann von Manderscheid-Blankenheim (1569-92).
Call Number
Spencer Coll. MS. 35
OCLC
1340122199
Title
Biblia pauperum.
Imprint
Swabia, Germany, approximately 1445.
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Access
Restricted use. Requires permission for access.
Indexed In:
The Splendor of the Word. (ed.) J. G. Alexander, J. H. Marrow, L. F. Sandler (NYPL / Harvey Miller, 2005), n. 25.
Ricci, S de. Medieval and Renaissance mss., Suppl. p. 331, no. 35.
Cite As:
NYPL. Spencer Collection MS. 35
Language
In a Swabian dialect.
Provenance
Arms on f.1 identified as Ehringer family of Constance and Ulm and Neithardt family of Constance. Owned by Bishop Johann IV of Strasbourg. Jacques Rosenthal collection.
Binding
Bound in 16th century calf, blind-tooled Renaissance border, with coat of arms of Bishop Johann IV of Strasbourg, Count Johann von Manderscheid-Blankenheim (1569-92).
Source of description
Part of the description used is from Digital Scriptorium 1.0.
Place of Publication
Germany Swabia region.
Added Author
New York Public Libary. Manuscript. Spencer Coll. MS 35.
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. MS. 35
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