Alexander de Villa Dei
Analysis of Content
Pars III, capitulum X: Doctrinale (ed. Reichling), 1550-1607.
Imprint: [The Netherlands: Prototypography, not after 1472]. 4°.
Collation: [a b8 c10+1 d e10].
GW: GW 934 xiv;
Hain: C 255a;
Proctor: Pr 8834;
Others: Hellinga, Campbell, <104 XIV>; HPT II 459; ILC 101; Proctor, Campbell III 109D; Sheppard 6850; Gottfried Zedler, Der älteste Buchdruck und das frühholländische Doktrinale des Alexander de Villa Dei (Leiden, 1936), pl. 7.
Copy number: A-177(1)
Printed on parchment.
Bound in a volume of miscellaneous fragments. Collation not as GW (` . . . e9?').
One leaf only, [d1], as identified by GW.
Binding: Mounted in a nineteenth-century guard-book.
Size of leaf: 207 × 148 mm.
On the recto, an unread note, on the verso an early marginal note.
Two- and four-line initials are supplied in red. Initial strokes in red.
Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); possibly sale (1835), lot 86, although this calls for four leaves. Samuel Butler (1774-1839); sale, pt III, lot 51 (part of). Apparently purchased in 1841, but not identified in Books Purchased; inscription on the front pastedown: ‘Bought at the sale of the Library of Dr. Samuel Butler, Bp. of Lichfield, part III, sold in 1841, lots 135, 51, and 136-46. Obtained at the sale of Dr. Kloss in 1835'.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 1.50(2).
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