Antichrist and the Fifteen Signs of Doomsday

Title:
Antichrist and the Fifteen Signs of Doomsday
Library:
Collection of Mr. Otto Schäfer
Language:
German, Middle High German
City:
SCHWEINFURT, Germany.
Shelf Mark:
n/a
Alternate Names:
Der Antichrist und die fünfzehn Zeichen -- [Der Antichrist und die funfzehn Zeichen]
Origin:
Southern Germany
Dimensions:
20 paper folios (once bound after a manuscript of the "Speculum humanae salvationis") --
Date Description:
Soon after 1450, and before 1467 --
Content:
Illustrated treatise on the Antichrist and the Fifteen Signs of Doomsday-- For a summary of the traditions, see p. 1 of the English summing up at the end of the Commentary volume)
Hand:
Chiro-xylographic blockbook, with the handwritten text in littera bastarda --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
numerous colored woodcuts -- 2 scenes per page, except fols. 14r, 15r, 19v and 20v (a full page Last Judgement) --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection PT 1501 .A72 1970 Faksimile & Kommentarband Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Presumably full-size color reproduction of the chiro-xylographic blockbook --
Publication Date:
1970
Place of Publication:
Munich, Germany.
Publisher:
Prestel Verlag
Notes:
Transcription and Modern German translation by Georg Schübel in the commentary volume --
Type of Text:
apocalyptic, blockbook, religious, vernacular