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Concordantia astronomiae cum theologia

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, German, 15th century, Author Petrus de Alliaco (French, 1350–1420), Printer Erhard Ratdolt (German, worked Italy, 1447?–1527/28)

Place of Publication: Augsburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff A-471; Schreiber, Manuel, 4923; BMC II 383; Murray German 28


Overall: 20.8 x 15.8 x 1.5 cm (8 3/16 x 6 1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Augsburg: Erhard Ratdolt, 2 January 1490) Quarto; 56 leaves; half calf binding, pastepaper boards. Other leaf of manuscript mathematical tables bound before title.

Illustrations: Dialogue between theologian and astronomer with astronomical diagrams (fol. a1v)
Printer’s mark of Ratdolt, in red and black (fol. g8r)

Augsburg: Erhard Ratdolt, 2 January 1490


Theodore H. Castor & Co., Boston, from whom purchased by MFA, January 15, 1900.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund, by exchange