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Spiegel Menschlicher Behaltnis

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Spiegel Menschlicher Behaltnis
  • Description:

    Place of publication: Augsburg, Germany

    Typology: Gothic

    Initials: None

    Illustrations: Two woodcut; coloured. Woodcut 1 shows the prophet Daniel, surrounded by six lions. An angel is hovering above the lions' den, and another figure is standing on the edge of the pit, with an outstretched hand. The second woodcut shows a bird feeding a large worm to its young.

    Layout: Two columns of text; one woodcut in each column. The page is entitled 'Das cxxxix blat'. Foliation in bottom right-hand corner (Aiij).

    Comment: Woodcuts have been coloured; evidence of reader annotations in right-hand margin, although these have been cut due to resizing. Damage to lower half of leaf, with evidence of white correcting tape visible.

  • Date range: 1500
  • Date: 1500
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2013 08:37
  • Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 08:37