De laniis et phitonicis mulieribus

De lamiis et phitonicis mulieribus

about 1500
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, German, 15th century (German), Author Ulrich Molitor (German, active 1470–1501), Printer Cornelis, van Zierikzee (active 1497–1517)

Place of Publication: Cologne, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff M-804; BMC I 310; Schreiber, Manuel, 4794; Murray, German, 302.


Overall: 21 x 14 x 1cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 8 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Cologne: Cornelis, de Zierikzee [about 1500]) Quarto; 22 leaves; 19th-century gilt-stamped brown morocco.

Illustrations: two witches by caldron (title page); witches riding broom (fol. A5v).

Cologne: Cornelis, de Zierikzee [about 1500]


E.F. Bosanquet (ex-libris); E. P. Goldschmidt & Co, London, from whom purchased September 16, 1990, by Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA; her bequest to MFA, October 23, 2002.

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre