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Incunabula leaves

Incunabula leaves

Descriptive Summary

Title: Incunabula leaves
Creator: Hargrett Library
Inclusive Dates: circa 1400s
Language(s): English
Extent: 5 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3978
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This collection contains five leaves of Dante's "Purgatorio," 1477; a single leaf from Florentius' "Confessionale volgare," circa 1480; a single leaf of Tortellius' "Commentariorum grammaticorum de Orthographia," 1477; a single leaf of Virgil's "L'Eniede in prosa volgare ridotta," 1476; a single leaf from an unknown German chronicle with miniatures of St. Bridget and the convent, and Popes Urban V and Gregory XI, 15th century; a single leaf from Jacobus de Voragine's "The Golden Legend" and a single leaf from "Perush ha-Tora" by Moses ben Nachman.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Incunabula leaves, ms3978, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Illumination of books and manuscripts -- 15th century.
Illumination of books and manuscripts.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Incunabula leaves, circa 1400s
21Voragine, Jacobus de : The Golden Legend (Legenda aurea sanctorum) 1 leaf, 1493
Incunabula titled "The Golden Legend" was written by Jacobus de Voragine and published by Wynkyn de Worde in Westminster, London. Incunabula is one leaf written in batarde type with a column-width woodcut of St. Paul. Jacopo De Fazio, most commonly known as Jacobus de Voragine, was the archbishop of Genoa and a chronicler.
22Moses ben Nachman : Perush ha-Tora (Commentary on the Pentateuch) 1 leaf, 1489
Incunabula is one leaf titled "Perush ha-Tora" by Moses ben Nachman and was printed in Hebrew in 1489 in Lisbon, Portugal.