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Bod-Inc: A-064


Aesopus moralisatus cum commento et glosa interlineari.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page and woodcut.]

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: [Augsburg: Johann Schönsperger], 1497. 4°.


Collation: a–c6 d4 e–g6.

Illustrations: Woodcut on a1r: see Schreiber V 3043.


ISTC: ia00139000

GW: GW 414;

Hain: HC *316 = 317;

Goff: Goff A‑139;

BMC: BMC II 371;

Proctor: Pr 1791;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑85; Sack, Freiburg, 31; Schreiber V 3043; Sheppard 1300.

LCN: 14333652


Copy number: A-064(1)

Binding: Modern blue pasteboards.

Size: 186 × 142 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 182 × 137 mm.

Table of contents (on a1v) and copious marginal annotations added in an unidentified hand, probably dating from the sixteenth century.

Provenance: Supplement to Thomas Thorpe's Catalogue of Interesting Valuable and Rare Books of MDCCCXLII, no. 8410. Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1842), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 5.53.

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