¶ Jacobus, de Voragine — Legenda aurea (1488)

July 8, 2014


Jacobus, de Voragine. Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia [German] Leben der Heiligen: Winterteil und Sommerteil. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 5 December 1488.

Illustrated (perhaps by Dürer).

Inscribed “to Emery Walker from William Morris Feb 20th 1894.” Note by Walker on endpaper: “. . . in B.M. but imperfect. W. Morris gave me this when he got an uncoloured copy, complete with the Winterteyl [sic].” (This copy is incomplete.)

Provenance: Morris. — Emery Walker (gift from Morris, 1894). — Dorothy Walker. — Elizabeth de Haas. — Society of Antiquaries of London (MR 30e) [by bequest from Elizabeth de Haas, 2000].

Reference: ISTC (ij00163500).

Digital version: BSB.

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