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Das Buch Granatapfel, im latin genant Malogranatus

Illustrated by Hans Burgkmair, the Elder (German, 1473–1531), Author Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg (German, 1445–1510), Printer Johann Otmar (German, active 1482–1514)

Place of Publication: Augsburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Dodgson, German and Flemish, II, p. 57, no. 2; Hollstein, German, V, 276-81


Overall: 29.8 x 22 x 8.8 cm (11 3/4 x 8 11/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six hand-colored woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Augsburg: Johann Otmar, 1510) Folio; 180 leaves; contemporary blind-stamped pigskin, brass clasps; tan cloth box. BOUND WITH Geiler von Kaysersberg, Predigen teütsch (BR539.2)

Augsburg: Johann Otmar, 1510


Early library inscription: "Bibl: Aul: Eystettensem"; Miss Susan Minns, by whom given to MFA in exchange for return of previous gift (Print Register 7200), July 2, 1897.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Susan Minns, by exchange