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Bod-Inc: (A-135A)

Albertus Magnus

Secreta mulierum et virorum cum commento.



Imprint: [Augsburg: Johann Froschauer, c.1503]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by BSB‑Ink, printed using Froschauer's type 6, which was not used before 1503; GW dates [c.1500].


Collation: a–d6.4 e4 f6 g4.


ISTC: ia00315700

GW: GW 735;

Hain: H *555;

Goff: Goff A‑315;

Proctor: Pr 1858;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑206; not in Sheppard.


Copy number: (A-135A)(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century purple morocco with purple cloth, over paper boards; bound for the Bodleian Library. Name of the author and title of the work(?) across the head of the fore-edge in black ink. Index tab on g4.

Size: 205 × 145 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 196 × 135 mm.

Early marginal annotations in the first part of gathering a only, including structuring the text, extraction of key words, occasionally in Greek, ‘nota' marks, pointing hands, also underlining in the text in black and red.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl', ‘4879' and ‘9' in pencil on a1r. Probably purchased in 1885, as were virtually all of the books in neighbouring shelfmarks (Auct. 4Q 6.6 to Auct. 4Q 6.50); the binding would also suggest a date of acquisition in that period.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.43.

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