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Speculum humanae salvationis [FACSIMILE]

About 1471–73
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Netherlandish, 15th century

Place of Publication: Munich, Germany


Overall: 27.9 x 21.3 x 2.8 cm (11 x 8 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts, reproduced lithographically

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Munich: R. Piper & Co., 1925) Quarto [two vols.]; 64 pp. (facsimile) and 44 pp. (commentary); half vellum binding, brown paper boards, brown paper wraps (facsimile), brown paper wraps (commentary), brown paper slipcase.

FACSIMILE of edition printed in Utrecht, about 1471-1473; MFA owns twelve leaves from the original edition (56.876)

Munich: R. Piper & Co., 1925

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund