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Aesopus moralisatus cum commento et glossa interlineari.


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A1r [Title-page.]

A1v [Anonymus Neveleti]: Aesopus moralisatus (metrical version of ‘Fables', with gloss). Hervieux II 316-50 (under the name of Gualterus Anglicus). They appear in the following order (Hervieux numbers): prologue, i–iv, vi, v, vii–xxi, xxi(a), xxii–xxix, xxxi, xxx, xxxii–lx. See A‑056.

A2r Commentary on Aesopus moralisatus. Incipit: ‘Graecia disciplinarum mater et artium . . .’ See A‑056.


Imprint: [Reutlingen: Michel Greyff], 23 July 1489. 4°.


Collation: AB6 C8 D6 E6+1.


ISTC: ia00132000

GW: GW 407;

Hain: HC *305;

Goff: Goff A‑132;

BMC: BMC II 580;

Proctor: Pr 2735;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑81; Oates 1221; Sack, Freiburg, 30; Sheppard 1963.

LCN: 14336870


Copy number: A-059(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 211 × 150 × 4 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 140 mm.

Two- and three-line initials are supplied in red. Occasional capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased from Parker for £0. 2. 6; see Library Bills (1851-5), 129r; Books Purchased (1853), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.14.

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