Decreta Concilij Basiliensis.

Other Title:
Decreta Concilii Basiliensis
Decreta [et] acta co[n]cilij Basilien[sis]
Goff title: Decreta
[Basel : Jakobus Wolff de Pforzheim, after 1 Mar. 1499]
Conference Name:
Council of Basel (1431-1449).
[112] leaves ; 23 cm. (4to)
S.M: n-do csc- peen (C) 1499 (Q)
Councils and synods, Ecumenical.
Incunabula -- Switzerland -- Basel -- 1499.
Place of Publication:
Switzerland Basel.
Caption at head of text on leaf a3r reads: Decreta [et] acta co[n]cilij Basilien[sis].
Edited by Sebastian Brant; his prefatory letter is dated: Kalendis Marcijs. Anno a natali. Mccccxcix.
Imprint supplied from Goff.
Signatures: a-o⁸ (c2 signed e2).
Chancery quarto. Leaf a3v: 43 lines, plus headline; area of text: 151 (159) x 96 mm. Printed initials and paragraph marks. With signatures; without foliation or catchwords. Rubrication not called for.
Local notes:
Leaf size: 212 x 142 mm.
From the library of Henry Charles Lea. With his bookplate affixed to front pastedown and his autograph (1866) on title leaf.
Bound in full modern pig over bevelled and indented wooden boards; 4 raised bands on spine; 2 braided cord and metal clasps; all edges stippled red.
Penn Libraries copy has an underline and a few capital strokes supplied in red by a reader on leaf m5r.
Penn Libraries copy: title leaf torn and mended at top margin; leaf o7 mended at bottom fore-edge corner; leaf o8 mended at fore-edge margin; pinpoint wormholes in lower portion of leaves of gatherings l-o.
Penn Provenance:
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909 (autograph) (bookplate)
Penn Chronology:
1499 (after 1 Mar.)
Cited in:
Goff C-799
BM 15th cent. III, p. 777 (IA.37715)
GW 7284
BSB-Ink. D-94
BN cat. des incun., D-70
Walsh, J.E. 15th cent. printed books, 1235, 1236
ISTC ic00799000
Hain-Copinger 5605*
Copinger 1736
Pellechet 4173
Polain (B) 1249
Proctor 7707
Voulliéme Berlin 554
IGI 3117
Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521.
Jacob, von Pfortzheim, -1519, printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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