London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
BUSTI, Bernardinus de (d.1500). Mariale. - Officium et missa Immaculatae Conceptionis BMV. Edited by Bernardinus de Busti. Strassburg: Martin Flach, 15 August 1498.
Chancery 2° (269 x 185mm). Gothic type, initial spaces with guide-letter. (Minor marginal repairs in title, dampstaining, some leaves browned, ink-staining on two leaves.) German blindtooled calf over wooden boards (not in Kyriss or Schunke Schwenke-Sammlung), two fore-edge clasps, title written on lower fore-edge. Provenance: annotations in an early hand -- ?Bolzano, Reformed Franciscan convent (inscription on title).
HC(Add) *4162; BMC I, 155; GW 5806; Goff B-1335.
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