Johann Mentelin Speculum Doctrinale 1473 (2)

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Book Title

The Speculum Doctrinale

Volume

N/A

Edition

N/A

Country of Origin

Germany

City of Origin

Strasburg

Date

December 4, 1473

Printer

Johann Mentelin

Language

Latin

Script and/or Type

Roman

Number of Lines

62

Width of Leaf

315 mm

Height of Leaf

470 mm

References

Goff V-283, Oates 79, Proctor 212, Cop 6246

Description

This is a rare leaf of incunabula from the second printing of the"The Speculum Doctrinale" by Vincentius Bellovacensis or Vincent of Beauvais (d. 1264) who was a prolific Dominican encyclopaedist of France. The Speculum Doctrinale encompassed seventeen books and 2374 chapters and was a summary of all the scholastic knowledge of the age. It is intended to be a practical manual for the student and the official alike; it treats of the mechanic arts of life as well as the subtleties of the scholar, the duties of the prince and the tactics of the general. JohannMentelinprinted it on December 4, 1473 in the German city of Strassburg. The large folio size paper leaf measures 470 x 315 mm in totality and contains 62 lines of Roman type printed double column in Latin with versal letters in red and blue. The Verso: contains the same layout and type.

Medium

Paper

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$500.00
SKU:
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