LEGENDA AUREA SANCTORUM, SIVE LOMBARDICA HISTORIA [Low German]. DAT DUYTSCHE PASSIONAEL. TEXT FROM THE LIFE OF ST. LODEWYCUS.

(Magdeburg: Simon Koch, 1487). 262 x 186 mm. (10 3/8 x 7 1/4"). Double column, 45 lines in gothic type.

Attractively matted. WITH a three-line initial written in red, and A HAND-COLORED WOODCUT (68 x 65 mm.) OF KING LODEWYCUS WASHING THE FEET OF A BEGGAR. Goff J-172; ISTC ij00172000; not in BMC. Faint marginal dampstains (well away from woodcut), but a fine specimen, clean and fresh with pleasing coloring, from a very rare (only 10 copies listed in ISTC; none in auction records) Low German edition of the "Golden Legend."
(ST16379-169)

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PJP Catalog: 78.093

LEGENDA AUREA SANCTORUM, SIVE LOMBARDICA HISTORIA [Low German]. DAT DUYTSCHE PASSIONAEL. TEXT FROM THE LIFE OF ST. LODEWYCUS. INCUNABULAR LEAF WITH WOODCUT, JACOBUS DE VORAGINE.