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Title

  • Biblia

Names

  • Koberger, Anton, approximately 1440-1513, printer
  • Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940, former owner
  • Austria. Bundesdenkmalamt, former owner
  • Stift Lilienfeld, former owner, attributed name
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Otto Vollbehr Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 17 Feb. (Montag nach Invocavit) 1483.

Headings

  • -  Germany--Nuremberg

Genre

  • Incunabula--Germany--Nuremberg--1483

Notes

  • -  The woodcuts are those of the Low German Bible printed ca. 1478 by Quentell, Cologne.
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 93
  • -  Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, B-632
  • -  Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, 3137
  • -  Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, II, p. 424 (IC.7283)
  • -  Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 4303
  • -  Schramm, XVII, p. 3, 8; v. 8, illus. 358-372 (8 of those omitted)
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy, without the final blank, bound in 2 v. in contemprary brown calf over boards, broken clasps; covers of v. 1 lined with leaves from one of Koberger's Latin Bibles.
  • -  Rosenwald Collection copy Conserved Library of Congress Conservation Division. Project ID 4602 2020 For treatment information, contact the Conservation Division. pda
  • -  Vollbehr H3137; copy 3: H3129/H3137

Medium

  • [1], iv, [1], v-ccxcv, [2], ccxcvi-cccclxxxiii, [1] leaves (the unnumbered leaves blank). woodcuts: illus. 42.3 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Incun. 1483 .B54 BS236 1483
  • Incun. 1483 .B54 Copy 2 37.5 cm. Initials on leaves ia, va, and ccxcvia illuminated in gold and colors; a few supplied in red and blue, others in red or blue; illus. hand-colored. Inscription on first leaf of text: Monasterii B.M.V. Campililioru[m]. stamped: Bundesdenkmalamt Wien; bookplate of A. Edward Newton. Contemporary brown calf, clasps.
  • Incun. X .B552 Copy 3 40.6 cm. Imperfect: all before leaf ccxcvi wanting. Rubricated in red and blue; chief initials supplied in various colors (2 on leaf ccxcvi illuminated in gold); illus. hand-colored. Bound with leaves [1-195] of the German Bible printed at Strassburg by Eggestein, not after 1470 (Goff B-625; Hain-Copinger 3129).

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 48036903

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Koberger, Anton, Approximately , Printer, A. Edward Newton, Former Owner Austria. Bundesdenkmalamt, Former Owner Stift Lilienfeld, Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, and Otto Vollbehr Collection. Biblia. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 17 Feb. Montag nach Invocavit, 1483. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/48036903/.

APA citation style:

Koberger, A., Newton, A. E., Austria. Bundesdenkmalamt, F. O., Stift Lilienfeld, F. O., Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection & Otto Vollbehr Collection. (1483) Biblia. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 17 Feb. Montag nach Invocavit. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/48036903/.

MLA citation style:

Koberger, Anton, Approximately , Printer, et al. Biblia. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 17 Feb. Montag nach Invocavit, 1483. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/48036903/>.