Author, title, imprint, and date from colophon (₇ recto): Reuerendissimo cardinalis, tituli sancti Sixti domini iohannis de Turrecremata, expositio breuis et vtulis super toto psalterio Moguntie impressa, Anno domini M.cccclxxvi, decima die marcii p[er] petrū Schoyffer de gernszheym feliciter est consūmata.
Signatures: [1¹² 2-7¹⁰ 8¹⁰(8₂+1) 9-18¹⁰ 19-20⁸] (₈=blank; all leaves unsigned).
Chancery folio; ₁ recto: 31 lines, 185 x 112 mm; types: 234G (opening words of each psalm), 118G (text); initial spaces without guide letters; colophon and device printed in red.
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, M48204
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, T522
Incunabula short title catalogue, it00522000
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.404.67 FOLIO imperfect: ₈ (blank) wanting. Large initials rubricated in blue or red ink with flourishes into the margins. Smaller initials rubricated in red or blue, with alternating red or blue paragraph markers and yellow capital strokes. Several gatherings signed in early manuscript (alphanumerically). Leaf dimensions: 282 x 202 mm.
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.404.67 FOLIO: early inscription on ₇ verso. Purchased from Quaritch in Nov. 1939.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.404.67 FOLIO bound in early blind-tooled calfskin. Covers panelled in four-line fillets, central panel diapered, with fleurs-de-lis in each compartment. Repaired and rebacked in calf and modern brown goatskin. Spine title stamped in gilt. Title inscribed on head of textblock fore-edge. Modern vellum pastedowns and free endpapers with an early front pastedown (vellum manuscript waste in French, ca. 15th century[?]) functioning as a flyleaf. Manuscript waste sewing guards throughout.
Check-in note: Leaf 5 is upside down in original material.No page numbers marked in original material. No title page found. No title page found. No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. No table-of-contents pages found.
Schoffer, Peter, approximately 1425-approximately 1502, printer