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Bod-Inc: A-044


Fabulae [Greek and Latin].


Analysis of Content

Α1v Accursius, Bonus: [Letter to] Johannes Franciscus Turrianus. Incipit: ‘In superiore codice, ut nosti, imprimi . . .’ Saxius 545.

a2r Aesopus: Μυ̂θοι ; Fabulae [in parallel Greek and Latin versions]. Translated by Rinucius Aretinus. Edited by Bonus Accursius. See A‑043.


Imprint: Reggio Emilia: Dionysius Bertochus, 1497. 4°.


Collation: α–δ8 ε6.

Remarks: Leaf Α2 is signed aii, leaves Β1 and Β2 bi and bii.


ISTC: ia00104000

GW: GW 314;

Hain: HR 266;

Goff: Goff A‑104;

BMC: BMC VII 1091;

Proctor: Pr 7260;

Others: CIBN A‑54; Oates 2706; Rhodes 13; Sheppard 6020.

LCN: 14333755


Copy number: A-044(1)

Binding: Parchment; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 196 × 141 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 138 mm.

Provenance: Friedrich Mentz (1673-1749). ‘1767' on endleaf. Gerard Meerman (1722-1771); manuscript catalogue (MMW S 145 IV, fol. 113v); acquired after 1747 (ex informatione Jos van Heel). Johan Meerman (1753-1815); purchased at his sale, vol. II, p. 92, lot 284 for fl. 41; see Books Purchased . . . at the Sale of M. Meerman, p. 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.30.

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