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Bod-Inc: A-023

Adrianus Carthusiensis

De remediis utriusque fortunae.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Adrianus Carthusiensis: De remediis utriusque fortunae, prosperae et adversae. Incipit: ‘[Q]vondam michi meditanti subiit illa que me sepius occupat cogitacio, futurorum spes, fastidium presencium, iudicii metus, formidoque penarum et quod consequens est . . .’ See Bloomfield 4908; a new version of the treatise of the same name by Petrarcha; see N. Mann, ‘New Light on a Recently Discovered Manuscript of the De remediis’, Italia medioevale e umanistica, 12 (1969), 317-22; idem, ‘Recherches sur l'influence et la diffusion du De remediis de Pétrarche aux Pays-Bas', Mediaevalia lovanensia, ser. I, studia (1972), 80, 83-4; idem, ‘The Manuscripts of Petrarch's De remediis. A Checklist', Italia medioevale e umanistica, 14 (1971), 84-5.


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, c.1470]. 4°.


Collation: [a–m8 n6 o–t8 u10].


ISTC: ia00054000

GW: GW 227;

Hain: H *93;

Goff: Goff A‑54;

BMC: BMC I 188;

Proctor: Pr 858;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑27; CIBN A‑27; Hillard 12; Oates 352; Sheppard 645; Voulliéme, Köln, 5.

LCN: 14335228


Copy number: A-023(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century dark green morocco; on both covers double fillets form a border; double fillets on turn-ins; floral stamp in the compartments of the spine; marbled pastedowns; edges gilt.

Size: 222 × 152 × 29 mm.

Size of leaf: 212 × 138 mm.

Manuscript catchwords at the end of each gathering, manuscript signatures in the lower right corner. Nineteenth-century pencil annotations comparing this copy with the Duke of Sussex's copy, now in the British Library.

On [a1r] a four-line Q in gold on blue background. Underlining of headings, initial strokes and paragraph marks in red or occasionally blue, the text framed by red rules.

Provenance: Acquired in 1863 for £1. 11. 0; see Invoice Book (1862-4, Library Records d. 430).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.61.

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