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'Reulationes...beate Birgitte vidue...'; third edition of a book with Latin text on the revelations of St Bridget, the book includes three woodcuts, the title-page with signature a i, showing simplified images from Dürer's Apocalypse, is attributed to Springinklee (Meder) and the woodcut with signature a ij is a copy of a woodcut of c.1500 attributed to Albrecht Dürer, showing a coat of arms of Maximilian I as King of the Romans, with five shields surrounded by the collar of the Golden Fleece, the top shield with a black single-headed eagle with a nimbus, above one line with letterpress. c.1517
Woodcut and letterpress
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Height: 251 millimetres (woodcut, printed area)
Height: 233 millimetres (woodcut)
Width: 150 millimetres (woodcut)
- Curator's comments
- The first edition was printed in Latin in Nuremberg in 1500, the second edition with German text in 1502, both with more woodcut illustrations than this edition.
According to Paisey, two woodblocks on the title-page are by Dürer.
This book is bound in a blind-stamped pigskin armorial binding with the initials AM, and it contains the book-plate of W Mitchell.
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Associated Title: Reulationes...beate Birgitte vidue
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