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Bod-Inc: A-022

Adelardus Bathoniensis

Quaestiones naturales.


Analysis of Content

a2r ‘Tabula.’

a4r Adelardus Bathoniensis: ‘Prologus' [addressed to Richardus, Bishop of Bayeux.] See A‑021.

a4v Adelardus Bathoniensis: Quaestiones naturales [addressed to his nephew.] See A‑021.

f9v [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Qui petit occultas rerum cognoscere causas | Me videat quia sum leuis explanator earum'; 1 elegiac distich.


Imprint: [Louvain: Johannes de Westfalia, c.1484-7]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by HPT and Sheppard; BSB‑Ink dates [not after 1485].


Collation: a–e8 f10.


ISTC: ia00050000

GW: GW 219;

Hain: H *85;

Goff: Goff A‑50;

BMC: BMC IX 152;

Proctor: Pr 9260;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑24; Campbell 5; HPT II 437; ILC 11; Oates 3739; Rhodes 11; Sheppard 7137.

LCN: 14335334


Copy number: A-022(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 217 × 155 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 146 mm.

Pen-trials on f10v.

Two-line initials supplied in red or blue, paragraph marks in red.

Provenance: T. O. Weigel (1812-1881); cutting from book-dealer's catalogue, annotated: ‘T. O. Weigel, 1878'. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 26. Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. J 1.17.

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