Biblia pauperum (The Bible of the Poor)

Title:
Biblia pauperum (The Bible of the Poor)
Library:
Cathedral Library
Language:
Italian, Latin
City:
ESZTERGOM, Hungary
Shelf Mark:
Blockbook
Alternate Names:
The Esztergom Biblia pauperum blockbook
Origin:
Low Countries? Germany?
Dimensions:
43 leaves (of which the first two and the last are blank) -- 320 x 240 mm.
Date Description:
before 1450
Content:
Sequence of images with small amount of text, showing the connection between the Old and the New Testament -- forty-leaf edition -- the sequence of the pasted-in woodcuts does not follow the plan of the work --
Hand:
this is a blockbook -- gothic font --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
colored woodcuts (this is a blockbook) --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Z 241 .B582 S61 Non-Circulating note: Medieval Institute Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Z 241 . B582 S59 1966 Non-Circulating does not contain the Dresden page, except as a reduced image on p. ix of the c
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
The order of the images has been changed to follow the natural sequence -- images must be somewhat reduced -- monochrome reproduction of the first leaf, missing from the imperfect Esztergom copy, is supplied on p. [ii], from copy in the Sächsische Landesbibliothek in Dresden --
Publication Date:
1967
Place of Publication:
Budapest, Hungary
Publisher:
Corvina Press
Printer:
Offset Printing House, Budapest, and Kner Printing House, Gyoma, Hungary
Notes:
The 1966 edition was printed by Magyar Helikon -- The 1967 has commentary in English -- Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Z 241 .B582 S6 Non-Circulating has commentary in German -- Language Notes: Italian poem of late 15th-early 16th century on the difficulty of retrieving a book that has been lent -- pasted on last blank leaf and not reproduced in the facsimile
Type of Text:
Biblical, blockbook, devotional, religious, typological