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Scriptum in logica sua. Inkunabelblatt-Fragment. (GW 1673, ISTC ia00593500).
Saint-Albans Schoolmaster printer Type 3, 1481. O-Inkunabel-Doppelblatt-Fragment der Lage L 1/8 aus einem Makulatur-Fund mit 24 (von 32) Zeilen Text. Blatt mit Wurmgängen, einem Einriss im unbedruckten Mittelteil zwischen den Textblöcken und mit einer Faltung. Fragment-Größe: 20,7 x 14,1 cm. - - - The St Albans Press was the third printing press set up in England, in 1479. The Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke records 8 prints from this press. The press was situated in the Abbey Gateway, St Albans, part of the Benedictine Monastery of St Albans. The name of the printer is unknown, only referred to by Wynkyn de Worde in a reprinting of one of the St Albans books as 'Sometime schoolmaster'. Recent research has produced the name John Haule as a possible candidate for the Schoolmaster Printer. A further candidate for the Schoolmaster Printer is William Waren. He was identified as William Waren, Master of Grammar and warden of the Grammar School of St Albans in a case in Common Pleas recorded from 1486 to 1489. He presented the school with ist first printed textbook, the Elegantiolae, which was the first book printed at the press, and he was a printer, probably in St Albans in 1479. Lotte Hellinga has suggested that "there were several people working successively at the abbey." Printing was done in St Albans in two distinct phases, probably by two printers or teams of printers. During the first phase, from 1479 to 1481, they printed six books in Latin for grammar school and university students, with a high standard of typesetting and printing. Then there was an interval of five yea … [Click Below for Full Description]
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