London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
Manuale parochialium sacerdotum multum perutile. [Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, c.1492.]
Chancery 4° (173 x 139mm). Gothic type, full-page accipies woodcut, initial spaces, some with guide-letter. (Without final blank, leaves strengthened at hinge, lightly soiled, light marginal dampstain, marginal repairs to three leaves.) Provenance: Victor von Stedingk (bookplate).
H 10729; Polain (B) 2599bis; Schreiber 4561; Goff M-221.
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