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Historia Scholastica, circa 1473

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Alternate title:Genesis
Summary:Proofsheet of the first edition. One printed page, blank verso, comprising Genesis chapter 28 with parts of chapter 27 and 29, the story of Cain and Abel. Roman type. 2 columns. 54 lines. Removed from binding with paste marks visible.
Creator:Comestor, Petrus
Contributor:Zainer, Gunther
Century:1401-1500
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation
Place of origin – Settlement:Augsburg
Temporal subject: 1471-1480
Topical subjects:Incunabula--Specimens
Roman type--Specimens
ArchivesUM location:Early Printing Collection
  • item F. 1
Repository:Rare Books
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:Digital Collections