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Bod-Inc: A-025

Adrianus Carthusiensis

De remediis utriusque fortunae.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] ‘Rubrice subscripti operis et primo libri primi.’

[c1r] A[drianus Carthusiensis]: De remediis utriusque fortunae, prosperae et adversae. Incipit: ‘[Q]vondam michi meditanti subiit illa que me sepius occupat cogitatio, futurorum spes, fastidium presentium, iudicii metus, formidoque penarum et quod consequens est . . .’ See A‑023.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Heinrich Eggestein, c.1472]. 4°.

Remarks: BMC dates ‘not before 1471' and states that this edition is a page-for-page reprint of ther Hoernen's edition of 1471.


Collation: [a b6 c–u8].


ISTC: ia00056000

GW: GW 229;

Hain: H *94;

Goff: Goff A‑56;

BMC: BMC I 70;

Proctor: Pr 275;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑26; Oates 113; Sack, Freiburg, 23; Sheppard 183-4.

LCN: 14335255


Copy number: A-025(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [g8].

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf, for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 216 × 152 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 141 mm.

Provenance: Acquired 1835-47; not in Catalogus (1843), appendix; the shelfmark indicates a date around 1837-40.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.53.

Copy number: A-025(2)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Gathering [b] is misbound between [a3] and [a4]. With the blank leaf [g8] between leaves numbered 38 and 39. Leaves numbered 83 ([n4]) and 84 ([n5]) are bound in reverse order.

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf; marbled pastedowns. The spine stamped with the monogram of L. Cailhava.

Size: 216 × 148 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 130 mm.

An early note on authorship on 1r ([c1r]). Early numbering of gatherings [c]–[u] (nos 8 to 25).

Four-line initial on 1r. Initial strokes and paragraph marks supplied in red ink.

Provenance: Léon Cailhava (1795-1863). William Horatio Crawford (1815-1888); armorial book-plate: see sale (1891), lot 10. B. Quaritch. Purchased from Quaritch, 26 June 1891 for £3. 3. 0; see Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.66.

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