Calf binding of the Hystoria Tartarorum



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English: Leather binding of the "Hystoria Tartarorum," originating possibly from Basel, Germany, and dating to approximately the mid 15th century. 206 mm x 150 mm. "Originally the Vinland Map, Speculum historiale, and Hystoria Tartarorum were bound together in this order in a single volume, as is indicated by the patterns of the wormholes." General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
Date circa mid 15th century
Source Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University [1]
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