National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Legenda aurea
Bib ID 17899
Format BookBook
Author
Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298
 
Description Venice : Christophorus Arnoldus, [Before 6 May], 1478 
[1], 265 l.; the first leaf (blank) wanting ; fo 28.4 cm. 
Notes

Brit. Mus. Cat. (XV cent.) V, p.206 (IB.19993).

The oldest complete European book in the National Library is this edition of Jacobus de Voragine's 'Legenda aureau' printed at Venice in 1478.

The Library's De Vesci copy is re-cased and fully bound in leather with five raised bands and speckled edges. Has jester foolscap watermark on first leaf, red and blue illuminated letters. On 1a and 2a are inscribed: "Knapton; and, Jo. Tuam".

Subjects Christian saints - Early works to 1800.
Also Titled

The golden legend.

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. All users of the catalogue should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.