Pars pro toto: reconstructing a sixteenth-century edition

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KEES SCHEPERS & HANNEKE DE BRUIN Pars pro toto: reconstructing a sixteenth-century edition* In a manuscript of ca. 1440 one leaf from an old imprint has been tipped in.' I The manuscript originates from the monastery of Augustinian Canons Regular in Eemsteyn in the Northern Netherlands.2 The tipped-in leaf is a presumably unique leaf from an unknown edition, possibly a postincunable. It is possible to produce a tentative reconstruction of this edition on the basis of a comparative study of text and images. PHYSICAI. DATA The leaf in the Brussc:ls manuscript measures ca. 127 X 80 mm. It is worn

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