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  • De claris mulieribus.


  • Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.
  • Zainer, Johann, active 1465-1493, printer.
  • Ashburner, Walter, 1864-1936, former owner.
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Ulm, Johann Zainer, 1473.


  • -  Women--History--Early works to 1800
  • -  Women--Biography--Early works to 1800
  • -  Germany--Ulm


  • Incunabula--Germany--Ulm--1473


  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 47
  • -  Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, B-716
  • -  Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, 3329
  • -  Schramm, V, p. 3-5 and illus.
  • -  Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 4483
  • -  LC copy: legal text in 15th cent. hand on recto and verso of front flyleaf. Contemporary brown tooled leather over boards, hinges broken. Ashburner copy.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Copy 2, 29.8 cm., green morocco by R. de Coverly, Fairfax Murray copy, sold by LC in 1967.


  • [2], cxvi leaves. woodcuts: illus., initials. 31.7 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Incun. 1473 .B7

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 48031299

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Boccaccio, Giovanni, Johann Zainer, Walter Ashburner, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. De Claris Mulieribus. Ulm, Johann Zainer, 1473. Pdf.

APA citation style:

Boccaccio, G., Zainer, J., Ashburner, W. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1473) De Claris Mulieribus. Ulm, Johann Zainer. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Boccaccio, Giovanni, et al. De Claris Mulieribus. Ulm, Johann Zainer, 1473. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.