Aurea legenda maior beati Francisci
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century, Author Saint Bonaventure (about 1217–1274), Author Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian, 1182–1226), Printer Filippo Giunta (Italian, 1450–1517)
Place of Publication: Florence, Italy
Brunet I, 1091; Proctor/Isaac 13345; Sander 1165; Kristeller, Florentine, 68
Overall: 16.1 x 11.3 x 2 cm (6 5/16 x 4 7/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with two woodcuts
Not On View
(Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1509) Octavo; 98 leaves; half gilt-stamped brown calf, paste-paper boards.
Illustration of stigmatization of St. Francis on title (repeated verso).
Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1509
Old library stamp on title and colophon leaves (from Bologna?); Davis & Orioli, England (Cat. 37?), from whom purchased by Anna C. Hoyt; given by her to MFA, October 1923.
Gift of Miss Anna C. Hoyt