Manuscript of 'Vocabularios ex quo' by Henricus Zacharias

Latin-Middle High German dictionary.

Details

Medium:
Paper, leather
Dimensions:
26 x 17 cm
Acquired in:
1928
Presented by:
Campbell Dodgson through The Art Fund

Finished on Feb 23rd, 1448, probably in Austria. In contemporary binding. A paper label laid down on the spine bears the inscription 'Henr Zach Proca/ Vocabular / Latino-germ/ 1448' in a 19th-century hand. This work was donated by Campbell Dodgson, who presented 10 works on paper to the British Museum through the Art Fund between 1907 and 1928 and bequeathed a large collection of etchings by William Strang in 1952.

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