London, South Kensington
16 February 2001
BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM FOYLE
PELBARTUS DE THEMESWAR. Sermones Pomerii de sanctis, pars hiemalis only, [Augsburg: Johann Otmar, not beofre 1502]. Median 2° (311 x 212mm.), 137 leaves only (of 310, lacking preliminary quire of 6 leaves [fo.6 blank] containing the table, cc2, and Pars estivalis), 64 lines and headline, double column, Type: 14:175/180G, 16:75G, 3- to 5-line initials, paragraph marks and capital strokes in red, bearer type visible on title (repaired tears in title affecting a few letters, small marginal reinforcements on final leaf, cc1 defective), 17th-century blind panelled calf (worn, rebacked), red morocco bookplate of W. A. Foyle, Beeleigh Abbey. H *12553; BSB P-129; Schreiber 4904a; Goff P253.
On the date of this edition, see D. E. Rhodes, 'An unidentified "incunable" printed at Augsburg not before 1502', The Library, 5, 1958, pp. 54-56.
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