Biblia que[m] retinet sequit[ur] sic metricus ordo ...

Standardized Title:
Bible. Latin. Vulgate. 1484.
Other Title:
Incipit epistola beati Hieronymi ad Paulinu[m] p[re]sbyteru[m] de o[mn]ibus diuine hystorie libris.
Exactu[m] est inclyta in vrbe Venetiaru[m] ... : Expolitusq[ue] litteraru[m] caracteribus Magistri Iohannis dicti magni, Herbort de Selgenstat Alemani ..., Olympiadibus Dominicis, anno v[er]o M.CCCCLXXXIIII. pridie Kalendas Maij [i.e. 30 April 1484]
[408] leaves ; 26 cm. (4to)
Incunabula -- Italy -- Venice -- 1484.
Place of Publication:
Italy Venice.
Title from verso of first leaf.
Imprint from colophon (leaf ZZ11 verso).
Signatures: a-b⁸ c¹² d-g⁸ hi¹² k-t⁸ v¹² x-y⁸ z² A-N⁸ O⁶ P-Z⁸ ZZ¹² aa-dd⁸.
"Interpretationes hebraicorum nominu[m]": aa1-dd8.
Median quarto. Printed in double columns; 56 lines to a full column (plus head-line); area of text: 178 (189) x 125 mm. Initial spaces with guide letters. With signatures and a register; without foliation.
Local notes:
Imperfect: first leaf wanting.
Misbound: folds c5.8 and c6.7 transposed; folds G3.6 and G4.5 transposed.
Rubricated: large initial on leaf a2 in blue with decorative penwork in red, green and yellow; initials in alternating red and blue; capital strokes in red. Possible rubricator's inscription on last leaf.
Library's copy has a few early ms. notes in margins.
Provenance: inscription on leaf a2 reads: " Monastorij S. Salvatoribus Antuerpia"; with the bookplates of Robert R. Dearden and Philip Justice Steinmetz; purchased from M. Morgenstein.
Library copy bound in full leather with metal clasps (back board and clasps wanting). Front binder's pastedown is vellum ms. with rubricated "N."
Penn Provenance:
Dearden, Robert R. (bookplate)
Steinmetz, Philip Justice (bookplate)
Penn Chronology:
1484 (30 Apr.)
Cited in:
Goff B-580
BM 15th cent. V, p. 304 (IA. 21573)
GW 4255
Hain 3091
Herbort, Johann, d. 1484, printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
S. Salvator (Monastery : Antwerp, Belgium)
Early Venetian Imprint Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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