Book/Printed Material Flos Sanctorum.

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Title
Flos Sanctorum.
Created / Published
[Castille, Eponymous press, ca. 1472-1475]
Subject Headings
-  Christian saints--Legends--Early works to 1800
Notes
-  "Livre unique," according to the description in L. Rosenthal's Katalog 135, item 842.
-  Imprint from Goff. Haebler (Geschichte des spanischen Frühdrucks, 1923, p. 237) states a certain similarity in types with those used by Alvaro de Castro at Huete, but his books have printed signatures. Castro worked with Juan de Bobadilla in Santiago in 1483, but the rather primitive type rules out such a late date. On the other hand, the floriated lombards preclude the early 1470's. G.D. Painter in a letter to F.R. Goff dated Dec. 28, 1964, expresses the opinion that the work was printed probably in the second half of the 1470's and Seville might be a likely guess for the place of printing.
-  Type 107G; 35-37 lines.
-  Signatures: [a¹⁰ b¹² c¹⁰ chi1 d¹² e-g¹⁰ h-l¹² m-n¹⁰ 2chi1 o⁸ p¹⁰ q¹⁴ r¹⁰ s¹⁴ 3chi1 t-z¹² A-B¹² 4chi1 5chi1].
-  Goff F-239
-  Haebler, K. Bib. ibérica, II, 277 (3) (Santiago, Juan de Bobadilla?)
-  Vindel, F. Arte tipográfico, VIII, p. xiv, p. 8 (Castille, 1472-1475)
-  LC copy: modern blind-stamped black morocco, gilt gauffered edges, bound by Arias.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Vollbehr Haeb.277
Medium
[287] leaves. woodcuts: initials. 26.3 cm. (fol.)
Call Number/Physical Location
Incun. X .F59 BX4654
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/vollbehr.33436
Library of Congress Control Number
75533436
Online Format
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Description
"Livre unique," according to the description in L. Rosenthal's Katalog 135, item 842. Imprint from Goff. Haebler (Geschichte des spanischen Frühdrucks, 1923, p. 237) states a certain similarity in types with those used by Alvaro de Castro at Huete, but his books have printed signatures. Castro worked with Juan de Bobadilla in Santiago in 1483, but the rather primitive type rules out such a late date. On the other hand, the floriated lombards preclude the early 1470's. G.D. Painter in a letter to F.R. Goff dated Dec. 28, 1964, expresses the opinion that the work was printed probably in the second half of the 1470's and Seville might be a likely guess for the place of printing. Type 107G; 35-37 lines. Signatures: [a¹⁰ b¹² c¹⁰ chi1 d¹² e-g¹⁰ h-l¹² m-n¹⁰ 2chi1 o⁸ p¹⁰ q¹⁴ r¹⁰ s¹⁴ 3chi1 t-z¹² A-B¹² 4chi1 5chi1]. Goff F-239 Haebler, K. Bib. ibérica, II, 277 (3) (Santiago, Juan de Bobadilla?) Vindel, F. Arte tipográfico, VIII, p. xiv, p. 8 (Castille, 1472-1475) LC copy: modern blind-stamped black morocco, gilt gauffered edges, bound by Arias. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Vollbehr Haeb.277
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