Incunabula Edit

Summary

Identifier
11 MWalB02250

Dates

  • 1470-1507, undated (Creation)
  • 1476-1500 (Creation)

Extents

  • 44.00 Items (Whole)

Notes

  • Arrangement

    The collection is organized by institutional call number. For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

  • Source of Acquisition

    The materials in this collection were the gifts of various donors. See individual item descriptions for more information.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

  • Scope and Contents

    The incunabula collection consists of 44 texts published between 1470 and 1507 in Italy, France, and Germany. Most of the texts are in Latin, with one in German. The texts in the collection encompass subjects such as classics, Jewish history, Christian theology and cosmology, medicine, biography, history, rhetoric and grammar, mathematics, and natural sciences. The collection also includes a bible, a martyrologium, and a bestiary. Notable texts include both the Latin and German first editions of the Nuremberg Chronicle.

  • Preferred Citation

    Incunabula, 1470-1507, Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department, Brandeis University

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