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Germany The Rosenwald Collection includes single leaves from the 42-line Bible, the 36-line Bible, the 1457 Psalter, the Canon Missae of 1458 (a fragment), and three works also represented in the collection in complete copies (entries 29, 31 and 32 in this catalog). These leaves are bound into the Rosenwald copy of Paul Gottschalk's Die Buchkunst Gutenbergs und Schöffers, Berlin, 1918 (entry 2081 in this catalog). Date range:1459-1498
Rationale divinorum officiorum Rosenwald 29
Durand, Guillaume, ca. 1230-1296. Rationale divinorum officiorum. [Mainz] Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 6 Oct. 1459. [160] leaves. 41 cm. (fol.)
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Constitutiones Rosenwald 30
Catholic Church. Pope (1305-1314 : Clement V). Constitutiones. [51] leaves ([49]-[51] wanting) 47.7 cm. (fol.).
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Catholicon Rosenwald 31
Balbi, Giovanni, d. 1298. Catholicon. [373] leaves. 40.4 cm. (fol.)
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Rosenwald 34
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De officiis. [Mainz] Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 1465. [88] leaves. 25.5 cm. (fol.).
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Summa de sacramentis Rosenwald 37
Auerbach, Johannes, fl. 1405. Summa de sacramentis. Augsburg, Günther Zainer, 1469. [49] leaves. 31.4 cm. (fol.). Bound with Rosenwald 8, 23, 52 & 53.
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Consolatio peccatorum, seu Processus Belial Rosenwald 39
Jacobus, de Theramo, 1350 or 1351-1417. Consolatio peccatorum, seu Processus Belial. [Augsburg] Günther Zainer, 26 June (am Freitag nach Sant Johans Tag dem Touffer) 1472.
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Das goldene Spiel Rosenwald 40
Ingolt, Meister, active 15th century [from old catalog]. Das goldene Spiel. [Augsburg] Günther Zainer, 1 Aug. (an dem 8. Tag S. Jacobs) 1472.
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Summa confessorum Rosenwald 41
Johannes, von Freiburg, -1314. Summa confessorum. German (Middle High German). Augsburg Johann Bämler, 25 Sept (Freytag vor Michaelis) 1472.
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Rosenwald 42
Cassian, John, approximately 360-approximately 435. Collationes patrum XXIV. German [from old catalog]. Augsburg, Johann Bämler, 18 Dec. (Freitag vor Weihnachten) [14]72.
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Rosenwald 43
Catholic Church. Liber sextus decretalium. Mainz, Peter Schoeffer, 5 Apr. (Non. Apr.) 1473.
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Historia de preliis. Rosenwald 44
Leo, Archipresbyter, active 10th century. Historia de preliis. German [from old catalog]. Augsburg, Johann BaĻmler, 28 June (Montag nach Johannes Baptistae) 1473.
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Historia de preliis. Rosenwald 45
Catholic Church. Decretales Gregorii IX. Mainz, Peter Schoeffer, 23 Nov. (IX Kal. Dec.) 1473.
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Rosenwald 50
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Historia Griseldis.[Ulm, Johann Zainer, 1473 or 1474]. [12] leaves (the last blank?, wanting). woodcuts: illus., border, initials. 29.8 cm. (fol.)
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Postilla in Job Rosenwald 52
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Postilla in Job. [Esslingen] Conrad Fyner, 1474. [107] leaves. 30.3 cm. (fol.). Bound with Rosenwald 8, 23, 37 and 53. Page Turner - PDF (90.06 MB) Bibliographic Information
Conclusiones de diversis materiis moralibus, sive De regulis mandatorum Rosenwald 53
Gerson, Jean, 1363-1429. Conclusiones de diversis materiis moralibus, sive De regulis mandatorum. [Esslingen, Conrad Fyner, ca. 1474-1475]. [18] leaves (the first blank). 29 cm. (fol.). Bound with Rosenwald 8, 23, 37 and 52.
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Meditationes, seu Contemplationes devotissimae Rosenwald 73
Torquemada, Juan de, 1388-1468. Meditationes, seu Contemplationes devotissimae. [Mainz] Johann Neumeister, 3 Sept. 1479. [50] leaves (the first and last blank). metal cuts: illus. 30.3 cm. (fol.)
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Aesop's fables. German. Vita et Fabulae. Rosenwald 75
Aesop's fables. German. Vita et Fabulae. [Augsburg, Anton Sorg, ca. 1479] [37], xxviii [i.e. cxxviii], [15] leaves. woodcuts: illus., initials. 30 cm. (fol.)
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Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land, Indien und Persien. Rosenwald 79
Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land, Indien und Persien. German. [Basel, Bernhart Richel, 1481 or 1482] 103 leaves (the first blank). woodcuts: illus., initials. 28.5 cm. (fol.)
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Buch der Natur

Rosenwald 80
Buch der Natur. Augsburg, Johann Bämler, 20 Aug. (Montag vor S. Bartholomaeus) 1481. [194] leaves ([1], [2], and [194] blank, the first and last wanting). woodcuts: illus. 31 cm. (fol.)
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Vita et Fabulae

Rosenwald 83
Vita et Fabulae. [Strassburg, Heinrich Knoblochtzer, ca. 1481]. [114] leaves. woodcuts: illus., initials, 2 borders. 27.5 cm. (fol.).
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Rosenwald 97
Concilium zu Constanz. Augsburg, Anton Sorg, 2 Sept. (Aftermontag nach Egidi) 1483. cclvii [i.e. cclix], [1] leaves (the first (?) and last blank, wanting). woodcuts: illus., coats of arms. 30.5 cm. (fol.)
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Des edlen Ritter Morgeners Walfart in Sant Thomas Land Rosenwald 182
Des edlen Ritter Morgeners Walfart in Sa[n]t Thomas Land, in Gesang Weisse Erfurt, Hans Spörer, 1497.[6] leaves. Woodcut: illus. 18.7 cm. (4to).
Bound with Rosenwald 183 and Rosenwald 191.
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Von de[m] Künig in de[m] Pat, wy er geschendet wart Rosenwald 183
Von de[m] Künig in de[m] Pat, wy er geschendet wart. Erfurt, Hans Spörer, [14]97. [8] leaves. Woodcuts: illus. 18.7 cm. (4to).
Bound with Rosenwald 182 and Rosenwald 191.
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Die Künigin vo[n] Franckreich, dy der Marschalk gege[n] dem Künig versage[n] wart Rosenwald 191
Die Künigin vo[n] Franckreich, dy der Marschalk gege[n] dem Künig versage[n] wart ... Erfurt, Hans Spörer, 1498. [10] leaves. Woodcuts: illus. 18.7 cm. (4to).
Bound with Rosenwald 182 and Rosenwald 183.
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Italy Date range: 1469-1500
Meditationes, seu Contemplationes devotissimae Rosenwald 239
Torquemada, Juan de, 1388-1468. Meditationes, seu Contemplationes devotissimae. Rome, Stephan Plannck, 13 Mar. 1484. [18] leaves of woodcuts: illus. 27.8 cm. (fol.)
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Vita et Aesopus moralisatus Rosenwald 242
Vita et Aesopus moralisatus [Aesop's Fables, Italian and Latin.] Naples: [Germani fidelissimi for] Francesco del Tuppo, 13 Feb. 1485. [168] leaves ([1], [44], and [168] blank, wanting), woodcuts: illus., initials, border (leaf [45a]). 27.5 cm. (fol.)
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Libro de la vita de philosophi et delle loro elegantissime sentencie Rosenwald 251
Diogenes Laertius. Libro de la vita de philosophi et delle loro elegantissime sentencie. Venice, Joannes Rubeus Vercellensis, 20 May1489. [40] leaves (the first blank). 22 cm. (4to).
Bound with Rosenwald 265.
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dilettere and; di orationi uolgare, con laproposta and risposta co[m]posto per Christophoro Landini Rosenwald 257
Landini, Cristoforo, 1424-1504, supposed author. Formulario dilettere and; di orationi uolgare, con laproposta and risposta co[m]posto per Christophoro Landini. [Florence, Bartolommeo di Libri, ca. 1490]. [44] leaves. woodcut: illus. 21 cm. (4to)
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Rosenwald 265
Fior de virtu. Venice, Matteo Capcasa (de Codeca), 14 July 1492. [30] leaves. woodcuts: illus., initials. 20.5 cm. (4to).
Bound with Rosenwald 251.
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Fior de virtu Rosenwald 270
Fior de virtu. Venice, Matteo Capcasa (de Codeca), 14 July 1492. [30] leaves. woodcuts: illus., initials. 20.5 cm. (4to).
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Esopus [moralisatus]. Rosenwald 280
Esopus [Moralisatus]. Venice, Manfredus de Bonellis, de Monteferrato, 17 Aug. 1493.
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[et] Euangelii [et] Lectioni vulgari in lingua toschana Rosenwald 298
[Bible. N.T. Epistles. Italian. 1495.] Epistole [et] Euangelii [et] Lectioni vulgari in lingua toschana. Florence, Lorenzo Morgiani and Johannes Petri, for Piero Pacini, 27 July 1495. [1], ii-cxxii, [2] leaves. woodcuts: illus., initials. 27.4 cm. (fol.)
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Fabulae Rosenwald 306
Fabulae. [Naples, Cristannus Preller, ca. 1495]. [10] leaves. woodcut: illus. 21.5 cm. (8vo).
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Predica dellarte del bene morire
Rosenwald 318
Savonarola, Girolamo, 1452-1498. Predica dellarte del bene morire. [Florence, Bartolommeo di Libri, after 2 Nov. 1496] [18] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 20 cm. (4to).
Bound with Rosenwald 349 and Rosenwald 350.
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Esopo con la uita sua historiale [e] uulgare. Rosenwald 335
Esopo con la uita sua historiale [e] uulgare. Milan, Guillermi Le Signerre fratres, 15 Sept. 1498. [38] leaves. woodcuts: illus., borders, initials. 20.2 cm. (4to).
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Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, Rosenwald 340b
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, vbi humana omnia non nisi somnium esse docet. Colonna, Francesco, d. 1527. Venice, Aldus Manutius, Romanus, Dec. 1499. [234] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 32.5 cm. (fol.)
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Rosenwald 345
La rappresentazione di Giuseppe figliuolo di Giacobbe. [Florence, ca. 1500] 8 l. woodcuts: illus. 21 cm.
Bound with Rosenwald 853, Rosenwald 854 and Rosenwald 855.
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Storia di Ottinello e Giulia.Storia di Ottinello e Giulia Rosenwald 348
Storia di Ottinello e Giulia.Storia di Ottinello e Giulia. [Florence, Lorenzo Morgiani and Johannes Petri, ca. 1500] [4] leaves. woodcut: illus. 21 cm. (4to).
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Ten thousand martyrs.

Rosenwald 349
Ten thousand martyrs. Italian. La passione de diecimila martyri crucifixi di Iesu Christo dequali scriue sancto Girolamo nel suo martyrilogio che furono crucifixi adi xxii di giugno. [Florence, ca. 1500?] [8] leaves. woodcut: illus. 20 cm. (4to).
Bound with Rosenwald 318 and Rosenwald 350.
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Rosenwald 350
Arte del ben morire cioe i[n]gratia di Dio, compilato & composto per lo reuerendo Cardinale di Fermo neglianni del Nostro Signore M.cccc.lii. [Florence, Bartolommeo di Libri? 150-] [44] p. illus. 20 cm.
Bound with Rosenwald 318 and Rosenwald 349.
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Switzerland Date range 1476-1500
Von einer Frouwen genant Melusina Rosenwald 356
Couldrette, 14th/15th cent. Livre de Lusignan. German. Von einer Frouwen genant Melusina. [Basel, Bernhard Richel, ca. 1476] [100] leaves (the last blank). woodcuts: illus., border. 28.7 cm. (fol.)
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France Date range: 1482-1500
Le rommant de la Rose Rosenwald 396
Guillaume, de Lorris, fl. 1230. Le rommant de la Rose. [Lyons, Guillaume Le Roy, ca. 1487] [150] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 28.8 cm. (fol.)
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The Dance of Death Rosenwald 406
Dance of Death, Chorea, ab eximio Macabro versibus Alemanicis edita et a Petro Desrey ... nuper emendata. Paris, Gui Marchand, for Geoffroy de Marnef, 15 Oct. (Id. Oct.) 1490. [16] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 26.5 cm. (fol).
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Les apologues [et] fables de Laurens Valle, tra[n]slatees de latin en francois. Rosenwald 407
Les apologues [et] fables de Laurens Valle, tra[n]slatees de latin en francois. [Paris, Antoine Vérard, ca. 1490]. [36] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 28.5 cm. (fol.)
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Lart de bien viure et de bien mourir, etcet[era]. Rosenwald 424
Lart de bien viure et de bien mourir, etcet[era]. Paris [Antoine Vérard] for André Bocard, 12 Feb. 1453 [i.e. 1493/94] [200] leaves ([73] and the last leaf blank). woodcuts: illus., publisher's device. 27.7 cm. (fol.)
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Les cent histoires de Troye: l'Epistre de Othea, deesse de prudence, enuoyee a lesperit cheualereux Hector de Troye, auec cent hystoires Rosenwald 449
Christine, de Pisan, ca. 1364-ca. 1431. Les cent histoires de Troye: l'Epistre de Othea, deesse de prudence, enuoyee a lesperit cheualereux Hector de Troye, auec cent hystoires. Hector Paris: Philippe Pigouchet, [ca. 1499-1500] [52] leaves: ill. (woodcuts) 26 cm. (4to)
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Sensuiuent les sept Pseaumes en ... Rosenwald 450
Bible. O. T. Psalms. French. Selections. 149-. Sensuiuent les sept Pseaumes en frācois translates au plus lares du latin.. [Paris? Pierre Le Caron? 149-?].
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Horas de Nossa S[e]nora segundo costume Roma[n]o, co[n] as horas do Spirito Sa[n]cto Rosenwald 451
Catholic Church. Horas de Nossa S[e]nora segundo costume Roma[n]o, co[n] as horas do Spirito Sa[n]cto. Paris [Wolfgang Hopyl for] Narcisse Bruno, 13 Feb. 1500.
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Holland Date range: 1474-1500
Cordiale quattuor novissimorum Rosenwald 462
Cordiale quattuor novissimorum. Gouda, G[erard] L[eeu] 6 Aug. 1477. [1], lviii, [1], lix-lxvi leaves. 22 cm. (4to)
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Belgium Date range: 1474-1500
Historie van Saladine Rosenwald 526
Historie van Saladine. Audenarde [Arend de Keysere, before 1483]. [32] leaves (the first blank, wanting). woodcuts: initials, printer’s device. 20.1 cm. (4to).
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Rosenwald 531
Paulus Middelburgensis, Bp., d. 1534. Prognostica ad viginti annos duratura. Antwerp, Gerard Leeu, 28 Sept. (quarto Kalendas Octobris) 1484. [16] leaves. woodcut: illus. 20.2 cm. (4to).
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Fabule [et] vita Esopi

Rosenwald 539
Fabule [et] vita Esopi, cum fabulis Auiani, Alfonsij, Pogij Florentini, [et] aliorum, cum optimo co[m]mento, bene diligenterq[ue] correcte [et] emendate. Antwerp, Gerardus Leeu, 26 Sept. 1486. [104] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 26.8 cm. (fol.)
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Rosenwald 552
Die historie van Sinte Barbara, met die miraculen. Antwerp, Govaert Bac, 1498. [48] leaves. woodcuts: illus., printer’s device. 19.3 cm. (4to)
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Een genoechelike hystorie van den edelen Coninck Karel van Vranckerijck en de vanden vromen ridder Elegast.

Rosenwald 553
Karel ende Elegast. Een genoechelike hystorie van den edelen Coninck Karel van Vranckerijck en de vanden vromen ridder Elegast. Antwerp, Govaert Bac [before 1500]. [26] leaves. woodcut: printer’s device. 21 cm. (4to)
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A book of the chesse moralysed Rosenwald 558
Jacobus, de Cessolis, A book of the chesse moralysed. [Westminster] William Caxton [1482?] [84] leaves (the first blank). woodcuts: 24 illus. 27.5 cm.
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AL Ingratitude vtterly settying apart, we owe to calle to our myndes the manyfolde gyftes of grace ... Rosenwald 559
Gerardus, de Vliederhoven, 14th cent. AL Ingratitude vtterly settying apart, we owe to calle to our myndes the manyfolde gyftes of grace ... [Westminster, London, England]: ... Which book was deliuered to me William Caxton ..., ... fiinisshed on the euen of thannunciacion of our said bilissid Lady fallyng on the wednesday the xxiiij daye of Marche. In the xix yeer of Kying Edwarde the fourthe [24 Mar. 1479] [156] p.; 30 cm. (fol.)
Bound with Rosenwald 560, Rosenwald 562 and Rosenwald 563.
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Thus endeth thys Book of the Dictes and Notable Wyse Sayenges of the Phylosophers/Late Translated and Drawen Out of Frenshe into our Englisshe Tonge by Ny Forseide Lord Therle of Ryuers and Lord Skales ...

Rosenwald 560
Mubashshir ibn Fātik, Abū al-Wafā. 11th cent.Thus endeth thys book of the dictes and notable Wyse sayenges of the phylosophers/late translated and drawen out of frenshe into our Englisshe tonge by my forseide lord Therle of Ryuers and lord Skales ... [Westminster, London, England: William Caxton], ... fynisshed the xviij day of the moneth of Nouembre, and the seuenteth yere of the regne of kyng Edward the fourth [18 Nov. 1477, i.e. ca. 1480]. [156] p. ; 30 cm. (fol.)
Bound with Rosenwald 559, Rosenwald 562 and Rosenwald 563.
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Here begynneth the prohemye vpon the reducynge, both out of latyn as of frensshe in to our englyssh tongue of the polytyque book named Tullius de senectute.

Rosenwald 562
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Here begynneth the prohemye vpon the reducynge, both out of latyn as of frensshe in to our englyssh tongue of the polytyque book named Tullius de senectute. [Westminster, London, England]: ... Enprynted by me symple persone William Caxton ..., ... the xij day of August the yere of our lord MCCCClxxxj [12 Aug. 1481] [240] p.; 30 cm. (fol.)
Bound with Rosenwald 559, Rosenwald 560 and Rosenwald 563.
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Rosenwald 563
Here begynneth the table of the rubrices of this presente volume named the Mirrour of the World or thymage of the same. [Westminster, London, England: William Caxton, 1481].
Bound with Rosenwald 559, Rosenwald 560 and Rosenwald 562.
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Livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie. English. Boke of the fayt of armes and of chyualrye. Rosenwald 570
Livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie. English. Boke of the fayt of armes and of chyualrye. [Westminster], William Caxton, 14 July 1489 (4th year of the reign of Henry VII) [144] leaves (the last blank, wanting). 27.2 cm. (fol.)
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Thesoro dela Passion sacratissima de Nuestro Redemptor. Rosenwald 582
Li, Andreacute;s de, Thesoro dela Passion sacratissima de Nuestro Redemptor. Saragossa, Paul Hurus, 2 Oct. 1494.
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