Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda Aurea


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

Hebbard 2017

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): at least 295 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): at least 214 mm

Height of Written Area: at least 248 mm

Width of Written Area: at least 204 mm

Number of Lines: at least 41

Number of Columns: 2

Width of Columns: 101 – 104 mm

Line Height: 5 – 6 mm

Ruling: Ruled in lead

Book Decoration


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