Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Inscription

margin notations in brown ink throughout; inside upper cover by later hand in graphite: Goff j-406/ 1st color printing; continued by different later hand: i.e. 1st book in which several colored inks were used simultaneously; inside lower cover in graphite: 1-68710 = 58ff / margin of 26 repaired / c.c. 5/79pf

Provenance

Aloisius de Malchiavelli, Bologna (marginalia and his acquisition note beneath the colophon, dated 1488). Harrison D. Horblit. Dr. Jörn Günther, Hamburg; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History
2008
Medieval to Modern: Recent Acquisitions of Drawings, Prints, and Illustrated Books, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, no. 33 b.
Bibliography
1964
Goff, Frederick R. Incunabula in American Libraries, a third census of fifteenth-century books recorded in North American collections.New York, 1964: no. J-406.
2007
Daniela Laube Fine Art, Catalogue 3, 2007. no. 3.