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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1488-08
Place: [Prague]
Publisher: Jan Kamp for Jan Pytlik, Jan ? Severýn, Jan Bílýand Matěj od Bílého lva
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1488 (Bible. Bohemian. 1488. [Biblia])
pages (components)
Content: "The text follows the ancient version revised by Hus and his followers, especially Martin Lupáč."--British and foreign Bible soc.
Content: Colophon, l. 602b: Prczy teto ... / ... konecz včinien g̃tsstiastnie. w sla / wnem Miestie Starem Pražskem. kte / ružto praczy. slowunti mužie a miesstia / nee Pan Jan pytlik. a pan Seweryn / kramař to̊ leta konsselee: a pan Jan od / čapuow. a pan Matieg od biele̊ lwa ... / [3 lines] / ... snaž- / nie przed se wzemsse. prznie Naklady / znamenite cžinili su: a mužow vcženych / Mistruow Pražskych: a ginych w za- / konie božiẽ rozumnych. wtõ vžiwagice / pomoczy wykladech slussnych a ̃p / wych. tak až k koncy tuž ̃pcy prziwedli / A leta božie̊ tisyczie̊ cžtyrzste̊ osmde / sateho osmeho Miesyecze Srpna. /
Content: l. 6b, col. 1: Pocžinagi se Prwnie knihy Moy- / žiessowy. ... /
Ownership: Lenox Copy 2.
Ownership: No acc. (Lenox) Copy 1.
Content: Copy 1: Imperfect: l. 1-5 and 603-610 (index) wanting, supplied in photostat; a few leaves hinged and mended.
Content: Copy 1: With a few marginal ms. notes.
Content: Copy 1: With inscriptions "Monasterij Zabrdovicensis Catalogo Inscriptus N: *" and, on sig. N₆, "F. Norbert Gredelius parochùs Kyritzane(?)".
Content: Copy 2: Imperfect: sig. a₁₋₂ wanting (much of the text supplied in ms.); sig. p₃, ₈, q₄₋₈, ₁₀, r₁, ₉, y₁₀, D₃, F₂, G₄, I₄, K-O₁₀, P₂, Q₁₀, Y₁₋₂, ₁₀, Z₁₋₂, CC₁, aa₁₋₂, dd₁,hh₉₋₁₀, ii-[nn] wanting, Q₇7 mutilated; a few upper edges cropped.
Content: Copy 2: Lenox Collection.
Content: Copy 2: Rubricated in red and blue.
Content: Copy 2: Sig. I₆a, last line: Skrze milosrdenstwie a wieru cžistie se /
Content: Copy 2: With inscriptions "A 1678 ... Jan Hesserlag?" (sig. A₁₀a) and "... 1604 ... Jen frommic" (sig. C₄b)
Content: Gothic type (Proctor 9468); 2 columns, 47 lines. With headlines, initial indicators, initial spaces and signature marks; without catchwords and foliation. Leaf 2aand last signature printed in red and black. Rubricated inred, blue and yellow.
Content: Presumably printed in the Severýn establishment by Jan Kamp.--cf. Tobolka, Z.V. Dějiny československého knihtiskuv době nejstarší. V Praze, 1930. p. 26 ff.
Content: Sig. I₆a, last line: Skrze milosrdenstwie. a wieru cžistie/
Content: Signatures: a-g¹⁰, h⁸, i-z¹⁰, A¹⁰, B⁸, C-Z¹⁰, AA-BB¹⁰, CC⁸,aa-ll¹⁰, mm⁸, [nn]⁸. Sig. [nn]₁₋₄ marked i-iii. Sig. a₁ blank.
Content: l. 2a: Pocžinase przedmluwa. / Zadosti welikee byl nieyakyPaulin. / ...
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14377530
RLIN/OCLC: 42848145
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ba176a0-c605-012f-2c28-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1488: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Psalms" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1488-08.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Psalms" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 25, 2020.

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Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url= | title= (text) Psalms, (1488-08) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=November 25, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>