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Bod-Inc: A-175

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: ‘[L]egimus 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)], 26 May 1494. 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: ia00400000

GW: GW 879;

Hain: H *783;

Goff: Goff A‑400;

BMC: BMC I 144;

Proctor: Pr 628;

Others: Hillard 1021; Sack, Freiburg, 108; Sheppard 489-90.

LCN: 14289972, 14290012


Copy number: A-175(1)

Wanting the blank leaf f6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 287 × 204 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 279 × 194 mm.

A few early marginal notes.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); not found in sale catalogue 1835. Purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.42.

Copy number: A-175(2)

Wanting the blank leaf f6.

Inverted m on a1r, line 2: mace | donie.

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled paper wrappers.

Size: 291 × 198 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 291 × 192 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; underlining of headings and capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 17. 6; see Books Purchased (1858), 3.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. 6Q 3.51.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sub fen. 2.21.

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