17 April 2000
PHARETRA FIDEI CATHOLICAE CONTRA JUDEOS. Leipzig: Conrad Kachelofen, 1494.
Chancery 4o (200 x 142 mm). Collation: A6 B4 (A1r title, A1v blank, A2r text, B4r colophon, B4v blank). 10 leaves. 40 lines. Type: 4:72G. Two- to six-line initial spaces. Unrubricated. (Clean tear to A2 mended without loss of text.) Modern paper boards. Provenance: removed from a Sammelband, with evidence of an index tab on A1.
FIRST EDITION of this anti-Jewish tractate, attributed to Theobaldus de Saxonia or to Theobaldus, a Dominican subprior in Paris.
RARE. ISTC lists only two copies in North America (Library of Congress, Union Theological Seminary), and none in the British Library. H 12913*; Goff P-574.
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