Vita epistole (Life and Letters)
Place of Publication: Ferrara, Italy
Goff H-178; BMC VI 614; Sander 3404
Overall: 32.3 x 23.5 x 5.4 cm (12 11/16 x 9 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts
Not On View
(Ferrara: Lorenzo de’ Rossi, 12 October 1497) Folio; 274 leaves; modern blind- and gilt-stamped brown morocco binding by W. Pratt.
Selected illustrations: Birth of St. Jerome (prelim. fol. 2r); portrait of author in study (a1v); Jerome writing letter, delivery to Pope Damasus (a2r); Saint Martin (K4r)
Ferrara: Lorenzo de’ Rossi, 12 October 1497
Leo S. Olschki; Edward Perry Warren (1860-1928); his heir John Marshall, from whom purchased by MFA, May 2, 1935.
George Nixon Black Fund