De Laudibus sancte Crucis (In Praise of the Holy Cross)
Place of Publication: Pforzheim, Germany
Murray, German, 350; British Museum Catalogue, German, p. 420.
Overall: 31.5 x 22.2 x 3 cm (12 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with two woodcuts and thirty "figured poems," partly typographic and partly woodcut and printed in red and black
Not On View
(Pforzheim: Thomas Anselm, March 1503) Folio; 85 leaves; blind-stamped brown calf, brown cloth box.
Illustrations: author presenting his book to Pope Gregory IV (two cuts, fol. Aa5v and Aa6v); others are full-page diagrammatic poems with woodcuts
Pforzheim: Thomas Anselm, March 1503
Old ownership (?) inscriptions on title and fol. Aa2r; Leo S. Olschki, Florence, from whom purchased by MFA, June 22, 1900