Verzeichniss alter Druckdenkmale der Bibliothek des uralten Benediktiner-Stifts zum H. Mang in Füessen. Joseph Maria HELMSCHROTT.

The Incunabula at Saint Mang

Verzeichniss alter Druckdenkmale der Bibliothek des uralten Benediktiner-Stifts zum H. Mang in Füessen.

xxviii, 236 pp.; 123 pp. Two parts in one vol. Small 4to, cont. half-sheep & speckled boards, spine finely decorated in gilt, contrasting leather lettering piece on spine. Ulm: Stettin, 1790.

The uncommon catalogue of the incunabula in the wealthy Benedictine abbey of Saint Mang, Füssen, in Bavaria. The abbey, founded in the first half of the 9th century, held a key position on the important medieval road from Augsburg across the Alps to upper Italy. The abbey was dissolved in 1803 and the books are now at the University of Augsburg. 687 15th-century books are carefully described.

Very fine and attractive copy from the library of the dukes and Kings of Bavaria.

❧ Bigmore & Wyman, I, p. 323.

Price: $1,650.00

Item ID: 4825

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