Ulm, Germany: Johann Reger. This is a full-page incunabula leaf woodblock print with caption in Latin on paper from the "Rhodiorum Historia or History" of Rhodes by Guillelmi Caoursin which is one of the few incunabula that mentions the Order of St. John. Johann Reger printed it in the German city of Ulm in 1496. The leaf measures 274 x 194 mm with a 212 x 125 mm print entitled: "Beorius to be Hung." The verso contains 29 lines of Gothic script printed single column in Latin. (Hain 4368). Framed. #2029. Fine.
Augsburg, Germany: Erhard Ratdolt, 1488. An Incunabula Leaf from the Hungarian Chronicle of Johannes de Thurocz, which was the most extensive Hungarian work of this kind dating from the 15th century. The Chronicle was probably made on the impulse of dignitaries who were working in the Royal court of King Matthias Corvinus. Johannes de Thurocz, a member of Turiec a yeoman family, produced it while working from 1475 as a general notary of a regional judge. Erhard Ratdolt in Ausgburg, Germany printed it on June 3, 1488 for Theobald Feger. There are 8 lines of gothic text in Latin printed single column on paper as well as a 130 x 111 mm woodblock print of the coronation of King Besya. The verso contains 38 lines of the same text with no woodblock print. Beautifully custom framed. #17511. Fine.
(1521). This early leaf is from "Liber I." 54 lines on recto with 6 line initial; 54 lines on verso. Antiquated handwritten notes between lines of text in brown ink on recto. Slightly ragged margin where removed from a book (not by us) but in very good condition. Attached to grey stiff paper. INCU/032514. Very Good.
[c.1491]. Early printed leaf in Latin identified as from a work by the Roman historian Valerius Maximus. Sixty line double-column text printed on recto and verso. Four-line hand colored initial in red on verso. In very good condition with few light spots and ink notation on top margin. Approx. 8 x 12 inches. INCU/032614. Very Good.
Straussburg: Johann Prüss, (1483). A Franciscan devotional scripture which translates to "The 24 Elders or the Golden Throne." It was originally written in 1383 and was first printed around 1470 / 80. Text in black with initials and markings in red. 36 lines on recto with one three line initial; 38 lines on verso. In German.
n.d. Early leaf in Latin printed in double-columns on both sides of the page. The heading "Regum" is on one side and "fo.LXI" on the other. With printed shoulder references and four decorated initials. Some browning to edges and a few spots but very good. Gently affixed with two small pieces of tape to inside of a heavy paper folder. 67 lines. 9.5 x 13 inches. INCU/032814. Very Good.
n.d. An interesting early printed leaf in Latin with a few handwritten notations. With two handcolored initials in red and several red ornaments and red highlight to first letter of a sentence.On recto, someone has drawn a hand in black ink with finger pointing to text, and on the verso, "Ephes. 5" and "Act 14" are written in margin. Some browning and thin part of lower left margin cut off. Four small tape pieces on upper margins where previously affixed to another paper or board. 53 lines. 8.5 x 12 inches. INCU/032814. Very Good -.
Lovely unidentified Latin incunable leaf printed on both sides with several hand colored symbols and decorations in red and blue ink. A few lines of text inset within one of pages. Slight soiling, light creases and small tear on one margin but very good. 10 x 14 inches. 77 lines. INCU/032414. Very Good.
(1496). From the library of Stanley S Slotkin, Chairman of the Board, Abbey Rents, and a noted manuscripts collector. Minor browning to edges and two small holes to page. 78 lines in two columns. Both sides have an area of inset text. Housed in a white folder which includes reproduction of the original title page, suggestions on framing, and statement of provenance. 12.5 x 8.5 inches. Very Good.