800. [Germany - Leipzig]

Regimen mortalitatis.

[Leipzig, C. Kachelofen, ca. 1487-1495]

4to: [6] ff., 32 ll.

Mod. limp boards. Nice well-preserved copy.

Extr. rare (6th recorded copy?) Leipzig ed. of a popular schooltext: a collection of moralizing Latin distichs with a German verse translation ("Spruchdichtung"; ff. 2r-6r). The "Lentuli epistola ad Senatum Romanum de Hiesu Christo" (6r-v) is an apocryphal short text on the physical likeness of Christ, and was 1st published in the "Vita Christi" of Ludolphus de Saxonia (1474). Printed in gothic type.
Ref. ISTC ir00043900. - BSB-Ink R-29. - Not in Goff, BMC, CIBN, Polain etc.

€ 1.000 / 1.400

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