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Bod-Inc: A-040

Aegidius Delphus

Psalmi poenitentiales metrice compilati.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Aegidius Delphus: ‘Ad episcopum Aniciensem christianissimi Gallorum regis elemosinarium magnificentissimum.’ [Addressed to Godefroy de Pompadour, Bishop of Le Puy.] Incipit: ‘Optime pontificum, qui pectore iura recondis | Accipe de psalmis carmina pauca sacris'; 1elegiac distich.

[a2r] Aegidius Delphus: ‘Exortatio ad poetas.’ Incipit: ‘Carminibus vates misteria dicite sacris | Saturnus iacet, numina falsa Iouis.’

[a2r] Aegidius Delphus: ‘Septem psalmi metrice compilati.’ Incipit: ‘[N]on me carpe Deus quamuis furor iraque poscunt.’ Preceded by notes on the headings.


Imprint: Paris: Antoine Denidel, [c.1497]. 4°.

Remarks: CIBN dates [c.1497] from the state of the printer's device; GW dates [c.1500].


Collation: [a6].


ISTC: ia00096450

GW: GW 275;

Hain: HC 13439;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: CIBN A‑36; Sheppard 6517.

LCN: 14063185


Copy number: A-040(1)

Bound with:
1. Hesiodus, Opera et dies. [Paris]: Pierre Levet, [c.1497] (H‑068);
2. Nigellus Wirecker, Speculum stultorum. [Paris: Philippe Pigouchet, c.1490] (W‑026);
3. Johannes Sulpitius Verulanus, De moribus puerorum carmen juvenile. [Paris]: Félix Baligault, [between 1497 and 7 May 1500] (S‑354);
4. Titus Calpurnius Siculus, Bucolica. [Paris: Félix Baligault, c.1494] (C‑034);
6. Franciscus Zambecharius, Elegiarum liber de amoribus Chryseae et Philochrysi. Paris: Thielman Kerver, for Jean Petit, 31 Dec. 1498 (Z‑005).

On [a1v] and [a2r] mirror-image impressions of [a1r] and [a2v] respectively.

Binding: Eighteenth-century French calf; gold-tooled spine; red-edged leaves.

Size: 199 × 137 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 126 mm.

Provenance: Petrus Faber (Lefèvre?) (sixteenth century); ‘Pro Petro Fabro' on a1r of item 1. P. Poutier' on a1r of item 1; perhaps this item only. Identical pointing hands and occasional marginal notes in items 2 and 3. The whole volume was bought from a French bookseller for Fr. 30 by Thomas Ryburn Buchanan (1846-1911); annotated cutting from a catalogue on front endleaf. Presented by Mrs Buchanan in 1941.

SHELFMARK: Buchanan e.66(5).

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