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Bod-Inc: A-122

Albertus Magnus



Analysis of Content

[a2r] Albertus Magnus: Mineralia. Opera (1651), IId 210-72; Opera (1890), V 1-102. For the manuscript transmission of the text see Fauser no. 17; see Lohr (1967), 342 no. 17 and Glorieux, Répertoire, 6ag.


Imprint: [Cologne: Cornelis de Zierikzee, c.1500]. 8°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; GW dates [not before 1499].


Collation: [*]4 [a]–c8 d e4 f–h8 i k4 l–p8 q4.


ISTC: ia00281500

GW: GW 689;

Hain: H *521 (p. 57);

Proctor: Pr 1494.5;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑152; Oates 866; Sheppard 1103.


Copy number: A-122(1)

Wanting gatherings [*] and i, and the blank leaf q4.

Variant ‘magni', as in GW Anm. Oates notes further variants, but the relevant leaves are wanting in this copy.

Binding: Brown leather.

Size: 155 × 106 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 149 × 97 mm.

Occasional early marginal notes.

Provenance: Oxford, Radcliffe Library; acquired in 1848; manuscript addition to Radcliffe Catalogue (1835) for 1848: listed as ‘Albertus, Liber mineralium’, with shelfmark 18.A.5.1.

Former Radcliffe shelfmark: 18.A.5.1.


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