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This paper seeks to connect the watermarks found in PSU’s codex to the printer (or printers) of the included texts, the Malleus maleficarum and the Fasciculus temporum. Specifically, this essay considers three watermarks found on the paper of the Malleus maleficarum, one of which, an ox-head with staff, occurs on a blank page between the Malleus and the Fasciculus temporum, which precedes it in the codex. These watermarks and their common variations are described and their inclusion in several watermark databases is discussed. The three marks found in the Malleus maleficarum may be directly connected to the printer, Peter Drach of Speier.
Incunabula, Papermaking, Provenance, Printing, History of the Book
European History | Medieval History | Medieval Studies
Lindenthal, Laura, "Watermarks in the PSU Malleus Maleficarum" (2020). Extra-Textual Elements. 4.