Ingold, Meister, 15th cent.
Hie hebt sich das B?ch an, das man nent dz guldin Spil : vnder dem Begriffen seind siben Spil, durch welche die Houbtsund der Ouch an der Czal siben seynd, kurcz vn[d] meisterlich z? Bestraffung d[er] Irrenden erclärt werde[n].
[Augsburg] : Getruckt von Ginthero Zeiner geboren auss Reutlingen, an dem achten Tag Sant Iacobs des Merern [Aug. 1], als man zalt von der Geburt Cristi M.cccc.lxxij. Iar [ [1472]
BEIN 1977 +170: Woodcuts hand-ill. Capital spaces not filled in. Armorial bookplate of Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa affixed to front paste-down. Brief ms. note on p. [1], adjacent to woodcut, indicating this woodcut also appeared in a 1483 Augsburg ed.
The text ends (p. [95]): ... ich ein Priester Prediger Ordens hiess Meister Ingold hat dise Spil gemacht.
Imprint from colophon.
Capital spaces.
Final p. blank.
Six of the twelve woodcuts depict chess and allegorical representations of chess pieces; the seven amusements that the author equates with the seven deadly sins are: chess with pride; backgammon with gluttony; card-playing with impurity; dice with avarice; shooting with anger; dancing with indolence; and music with envy and hate.
Hain 9187
Proctor 1531
BM 15th cent., II, 317
Goff I-81
Games -- Early works to 1800.
Chess -- Early works to 1800.
Board games -- Early works to 1800.
Deadly sins -- Early works to 1800.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance) rbprov CtY-BR
Incunabula in Yale Library.
Germany. Augsburg. Zainer, Günther. 1472.
Zainer, Günther, d. 1478, printer.
Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
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