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Inscription

by later hands, first free endpaper in graphite upper left: 975 / Kain 3750 / (underlined:) Twu ff. 102 / ft. 72 pendu, vestauré / sans perte / 14380 / 3ff. table [m?] guent. / iire / hsgg / 16fy, [sf?]; in brown ink on title page top center: (not deciphered); on final endpaper upper left in brown ink: 1219 / a +[?]

Provenance

Abbey of Saint Germain des Pres (bookplate). Henry Anthony Littledale (bookplate). Acquired in 1938 by Maurice Burrus [1882-1959], Alsace (bookplate); (Sims Reed Rare Books, London, sale December 15, 2015); purchased 2016 by NGA.

Bibliography
1932
Meder, Joseph. Durer-Katalog; ein Handbuch uber Albrecht Durers Stiche, Radierungen, Holzschnitte, deren Zustande, Ausgaben und Wasserzeichen. Vienna: Verlag Gilhofer und Ranschburg, 1932. Reprint. New York: Da Capo Press, 1971: 275, no. VII, 1497b.
1964
Goff, Frederick R. Incunabula in American Libraries, a third census of fifteenth-century books recorded in North American collections.New York, 1964: no. B-1090.