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Bod-Inc: A-173

Alexander Magnus

Historia de preliis.


Analysis of Content

a2r Alexander Magnus [pseudo-]: Historia de preliis. See A‑171.

f5v [Petrus Alphonsus]: [Disciplina clericalis (excerpt).] ‘De sepultura Alexandri.’ Incipit: ‘Legimus alexandri sepulturam esse auream, ad quam plurimi philosophi conuenerunt. Quorum vnus ait, Alexander ex auro fecit thesaurum . . .’ See A‑171.


Imprint: Strasbourg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], 17 Mar. 1489. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–f6.

Remarks: Leaf a1 is unsigned, a2 is signed a, and a3 and a4 are signed a2 and a3 respectively.


ISTC: ia00398000

GW: GW 877;

Hain: HC *780;

Goff: Goff A‑398;

BMC: BMC I 138;

Proctor: Pr 619;

Others: CIBN H‑148; Hillard 1019; Oates 232; Sheppard 475.

LCN: 14290020


Copy number: A-173(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 282 × 203 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 275 × 190 mm.

Manuscript foliation from 178 to 214.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red, some extending into the margins; underlining of headings and capital strokes in red; pointing hand on f5v.

Provenance: Tegernsee, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Quirinus; on a1r: ‘Emptus est liber anno domini et cetera 1491. Et attinet Monasterio Tegernsee. Quaterni 6.' Anonymous sale (27 May 1840), lot 109. Purchased for £1. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.39.

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