Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Foredge, INC A301.

Image Caption: 
Foredge, INC A301.
General Description: 
15th century German half tawed pigskin and wooden board binding.
Country / Style: 
15th century
Call Number: 
INC A301
Inscription on verso of front fly leaf: Georgius Reuss de Neustadte ex Carniolana clericus Me iam suo mancipio possidet ... ; another inscription in fore-edge margin of leaf [a]2r in a different handwriting, starting: Georgius Raus ... [partially illegible]; remaining adhesive indicates a slip was pasted over it; also handwritten at head of leaf [a]2r: Bibliothecae Augustinianae ad D.V. Schuteranam Ingolstadij 1634. Viti Prieser SSae Theologiae Licentiati A.̊d. 91. Mense Ia ... [incomplete]; handwritten note on recto of front fly leaf: To L.C. Illingworth From C.B.; bookplate of W.T. Smedley; purchased in 1924.
Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280.
[Sermones de tempore et de Sanctis] Registrum in Sermones Alberti. Magni de tempore [et] de Sanctis.
Created / Published: 
Vlme : [Per] Iohannem Zainer ... impressi, [ca. 1478-1480]
Hamnet URL:
286 x 200 x 89 mm
Covering Material: 
Alum-tawed pigskin and wooden boards.
Sewn on four double raised cords laced through the boards.
Rose and white linen over a cord support with a front bead.
Edge Treatment: 
Inscription on fore-edge: "Postilla Alb: Magni."
End Papers: 
Single flyleaf and paste-down.
Two bullet shaped catches on the front board, only one broken hasp survives.
Decorative Description: 
Three blind-tooled leafy vine with rosettes and grape cluster decorative rolls are tooled vertically divided by a three line variable width fillet. Paper spine label at the head of the spine and small round sticker on the tail of the spine with number. Inscription on fore-edge: "Postilla Alb: Magni."
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Clasps -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Wooden bindings -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Wooden boards -- Germany -- 15th century.