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Aesopus moralisatus cum commento.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Anonymus Neveleti]: Aesopus moralisatus (metrical version of ‘Fables'). See A‑056.

a2r Commentary on Aesopus moralisatus. Incipit: ‘Graecia disciplinarum mater et artium . . .’ See A‑056.


Imprint: Deventer: Jacobus de Breda, 4 Nov. 1490. 4°.


Collation: a–d6 e8.


ISTC: ia00130300

GW: GW 404;

Hain: HC 307;


Proctor: Pr 9051;

Others: Amelung, ‘Niederländische Inkunabeln', 5 no. 3; Campbell 40; HPT II 412; ILC 28; Oates 3538; Sheppard 6967.

LCN: 14336914


Copy number: A-058(1)

Bound with:
1. Johannes Taisnierius, De natura magnetis. Cologne: J. Birckmannus, 1562;
2. Johannes Scheubelius, Algebrae compendiosa . . . descriptio. Paris: Gulielmus Cavellat, 1552;
3. Thomas Kees, Sideralis Abyssus. Paris: Hedmodus Fabrius, n. d.;
4. Gulielmus Fulco, Οὐρανομαχία , hoc est astrologorum ludus. London: Gulielmus Jones, 1571 (STC 11445);
5. Musica libris quatuor demonstrata. Paris: Gulielmus Cavellat, 1551;
6. Henricus Glareanus, Liber de geographia. Freiburg im Breisgau: n. pr., 1539.

Binding: Sixteenth-century English brown calf, shortly before 25 June 1600, for the Bodleian Library, with a border of five fillets, the centre one in gold; two clasps now lost, hinged from upper to lower cover; formerly chained: staple-mark at head of the upper cover; stamped with the crest of George Carey.

Size: 189 × 137 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 179 × 129 mm.

Fable numbers and short titles added in black ink, with initials: the annotations are all in one late fifteenth/early sixteenth-century hand, which has not been identified.

Provenance: Given in 1600 by George Carey, 2nd Lord Hunsdon (1547-1603); see Benefactors' Register I 9; Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 19.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: T 2.5 Art (James, Catalogus (1605), 397).

SHELFMARK: A 9.9(7) Linc.

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