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Bod-Inc: A-135

Albertus Magnus

Secreta mulierum et virorum cum commento.


Analysis of Content

a2r [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[S]cribit philosophus philosophorum princeps .iiij. Ethicorum: Homo est optimum eorum que sunt in mundo . . .’ See A‑133.

a2r Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Secreta mulierum et virorum. Incipit: ‘[D]ilecto sibi in Cristo socio et amico N. clerico de tali loco vere sapientie et augmentum continuum vite presentis . . .’ See A‑133.

a2v ‘Commentum.’ Incipit: ‘Iste liber cuius subiectum est contractum ad ens mobile contractum ad naturam secretorum mulierum, vt ipsis infirmantibus possumus dare remedia . . .’ See A‑133.


Imprint: [Speier: Conrad Hist, c.1497]. 4°.

Remarks: Voulliéme and C assign to [Cologne: Heinrich Quentell]. GW dates [not before 1495].


Collation: a b6 c4 d–f6.

Types: Types: According to Engel–Stalla, types 7,4,5 (GW gives 1,2,5, Sheppard gives 1,4,5).

Illustrations: On a1r a woodcut depicting a school scene, see Schramm.


ISTC: ia00313900

GW: GW 734;

Hain: C 185 = 189;

Proctor: Pr 2448;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑205; Engel–Stalla col. 1668; Schramm XVI pl. 554; Schreiber V 3059 = 3061; Sheppard 1760; Voulliéme, Köln, 46.

LCN: 14293447


Copy number: A-135(1)

Wanting the blank leaf f6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century green cloth for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 212 × 152 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 208 × 145 mm.

Provenance: Purchased from Caspar Haugg; probably the item listed as coming from his catalogue 78 (1885), no. 174, costing 6 Marks, see Library Bills (1885), no. 381.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.78.

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