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Bod-Inc: A-137

Albertus Magnus

Secreta mulierum et virorum cum commento.


Analysis of Content

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

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

a2r ‘Commentum.’ Incipit: ‘[I]ste liber cuius subiectum est contractum ad ens mobile contractum ad naturam secretorum mulierum, vt ipsis infirmantibus possumus dare remedia . . .’ See A‑133.


Imprint: [South-east France?: Printer of Alexander Magnus (GW 878), c.1490-5]. 4°.

Remarks: On this press see H. D. Saffrey, ‘Un nouvel essai de localisation et de datation de l'incunable GW 644', Gb Jb (1964), 98-102. Lőkkös, Genève, 131 identifies as [Geneva?: Louis Cruse]. BMC locates tentatively at Grenoble.


Collation: a–c8.

Leaves: 24 leaves, the last blank.


ISTC: ia00308600

GW: GW 753;

Hain: C 196;


Proctor: Pr 7378;

Others: Sheppard 6845.

LCN: 14291834


Copy number: A-137(1)

Binding: Twentieth-century brown morocco.

Size: 189 × 138 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 183 × 131 mm.

Occasional marginal annotations by various hands.

Provenance: Francis Edward Norris (1885-1966). Presented by him to the Bodleian Library in 1963; stamp dated 20 Nov. 1963; see ‘Notable Accessions: Printed Books', BLR 7,6 (1967), 332.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. F99.1.

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