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Richental, Ulrich von, approximately 1365–1437?

Concilium zu Constencz.

Gedruckt und volendt in ... Augspurg : von Anthoni Sorg ..., [1483]
Physical Description:
[1], ii-ccxlvii (i.e. ccxlix), [1] leaves : illustrations, coats of arms (woodcuts) ; 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BX830 1414 R53 1483+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Leaf ccxlvii: Hie endet sich das Concilium büch geschehen zü Costencz ...
Author first identified on leaf xxxi verso, col. 1, line 26.
Imprint from colophon: "Augspurg von Anthoni Sorg am afftermontag nach Egidy ... M. CCCC. und in dem LXXXIII Jare."
With 44 large woodcuts (some double page) and 1156 shields containing the armorial bearings of those who took part in the council.
Signatures: a-o¹⁰p⁸q¹²r¹⁰s¹²t-z A¹⁰B⁸.
Leaf xxxix numbered xlix.
Text printed in two columns, for the most part.
Illustrations: 1203 woodcuts (Schramm, IV, Abb. 1051-2253) comprising 41 full-page cuts, 3 half-page cuts and 1159 coats of arms (including 53 blank shields.
Includes 2 unnumbered leaves (rectos blank) between leaves clx and clxi and clxviii and clxix respectively. Rectos of leaves cxxii and clxiv blank.
The first and last leaves are blank.
Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 5610
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, 1690
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, II, p. 350
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, R-196
Incunabula short title catalogue, ir00196000
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards. Originally metal clasps partially intact. Illustrations, shields, and initials are colored by a contemporary hand. Autograph: "Joannes Vdalricus Mair"
Subject Terms:
Council of Constance (1414-1418 : Konstanz, Germany)
Incunabula in Yale Library.
Mair, Joannes Udalricus -- Autograph.
Sorg, Anton, active 1475-1492, printer.

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