Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda Aurea


New Haven, CT, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 1973 +122

Original Condition

Page Height at least 295 mm
Page Width at least 214 mm
Height of Written Area at least 248 mm
Width of Written Area at least 204 mm
Number of Columns 2
Width of Columns 101 – 104 mm
Number of Lines at least 41
Line Height 5 – 6 mm
Ruling Ruled in lead

Book Decoration and Musical Notation


Chapter marks in alternating red and blue. Initials heightened in red.



Previous owner: Georgius Kloss, M.D.--bookplate

Gift of E. Harold Hugo in memory of Carl Purington Rollins, 1972.

Persons and Institutions "The Valentine Museum, Richmond, Virginia"--stamp "Wm. W. Valentine, Berlin, Nov. 1863"--autograph and inscription

Host Volume

Title Holy Roman Empire, Bulla aurea.
Date of Origin/Publication 1474
Place of Origin/Publication Nuremberg
Shelfmark 1973 +122