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Bod-Inc: A-024

Adrianus Carthusiensis

De remediis utriusque fortunae.


Analysis of Content

[c1r] A[drianus Carthusiensis]: De remediis utriusque fortunae, prosperae et adversae. Incipit: ‘[Q]uondam michi meditanti subiit illa que me sepius occupat cogitacio, futurorum spes, fastidium presencium, iudicii metus, formidoque penarum et quod consequens est . . .’ Explicit: Verum plures malis suis gaudent, anguntur bonis, tanta hominum mentes habent cecitas. See A‑023.


Imprint: Cologne: Arnold ther Hoernen, 8 Feb. 1471. 4°.


Collation: [a b6 c–u8]. Gathering [g] originally consisted of eight leaves including a blank leaf [g7] between leaves numbered 38 and 39, which has been cut out in this copy.


ISTC: ia00055000

GW: GW 228;

Hain: H *96;

Goff: Goff A‑55;

BMC: BMC I 201;

Proctor: Pr 927;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑25; CIBN A‑28; Oates 421; Sheppard 716; Voulliéme, Köln, 6.

LCN: 14335309


Copy number: A-024(1)

Wanting the first two gatherings, [a, b].

Several pages obliquely impressed. Leaf numbered 136 (v1) misbound after 142 (v7). The bookseller's cutting for this copy has been pasted into Auct. 2 Q 1.26.

Binding: Eighteenth-century French red morocco; on both covers triple gold fillets form a border; floral stamp in the compartments of the spine; edges gilt; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 204 × 147 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 137 mm.

Note on authorship in early hand on [a1r].

Provenance: Ferdinand de Cardevacque (1572-1614). Louis-Léon-Félicité, duc de Brancas de Lauraguais (1733-1824); armorial book-plate with initials B C D L: see Catalogue (1770), 30 no. 152. Purchased for £3. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.82.

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