Incunabulum Editions

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Speculum Humanae Salvationis - Printed Editions
... century, with the advent of printing, the work then appeared in four blockbook editions, two Latin and two in Dutch, and then in sixteen incunabulum editions by 1500 ... The blockbooks present unique questions as only editions of this work combine hand-rubbed woodcut pages with text pages printed in movable type ... Further eccentricities include a run of twenty pages in one edition which are text cut as a woodcut, based on tracings of pages from another edition printed with movable type ...

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