|Title||[Die heyligen reyssen gen Jherusalem zu dem heiligen grab |
|Detail Depicted||Illustrations--Relief--Woodcuts (Double page spread with extended foldout map on leaf xvii ) |
|Uniform Title||Peregrinatio in Terram Sanctam. German |
|Creator/Author||Bernhard von Breydenbach [Breydenbach, Bernhard von, d. 1497] |
|Publisher||durch Erhard Reuwich [Reuwich, Erhard, fl. 1483-1486] |
|Place of Publication||Meyntz [Germany -- Mainz] |
|Date of Publication||[21 June 1486] |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Palestine -- Description and travel|
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Palestine
Rome (Italy) -- History
Church buildings -- Italy -- Rome
Greece -- Pictorial works
Venice (Italy) -- Pictorial works
Early printed books--1401-1500 (15th century)
|Bibliographic Elements|| leaves (some folded) : ill. ; 28 cm. (fol.) |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper |
|Printer||Erhard Reuwich [Reuwich, Erhard, fl. 1483-1486] |
|Image Production Process||Woodcuts|
|Illustrator||Erhard Reuwich [Reuwich, Erhard, fl. 1483-1486] |
|Binding||Rebound in the 20th century in full orange calf. |
Title and author tooled with handle letters in gold.
All edges trimmed.
|General Notes||Fragile: Should be handled as little as possible.|
Signatures: UW copy has 155 leaves, with neither signatures nor pagination; leaves are numbered by hand: i-v ix-lii lii-cliiii.
Ideal copy signature statement from Goff is (fol.): a-b[superscript 8] c[superscript 2]+2+2+2 d-e[superscript 2], f-h[superscript 2]+2, i-s[superscript 8], t[superscript 6], v[superscript 2]+2+2 x-z[superscript 8] A-C[superscript 8]; 180 leaves.
First German edition, published the same year as the first edition in Latin, in the same type (believed to have been cast by Peter Schoeffer), and with the same woodcuts as the Latin edition. - quoted from tipped on catalog notice with Hain 3959 reference.
Seriously defective copy. All the woodcut panoramas are defective to some extent, some of them lacking several page-size sections.
Lacks title page leaf with blank recto and frontispiece verso, plus other leaves.
Title and imprint from first page and colophon statement.
|References||Hain 3959 |
|Language||High German |
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books 093 B75r |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olympus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2003 |
|Content||br This image is of Saracens and also includes a translation table. |
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