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Bod-Inc: A-188

Alexander de Villa Dei

Doctrinale cum commento Gerardi de Zutphania.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page and woodcut.]

a1v [Prologue.] ‘Prohemialis'. Incipit: ‘  “[T]anquam paruulis vt lac potum dedi vobis”, inquit Paulus primo Corinthiorum tercio [I Cor 3,1-2]. Quam propositionem nostro proposito applicare congrue mihi visum fuerit . . .’

a3v Alexander [de Villa Dei: Doctrinale (Pars I).] Doctrinale (ed. Reichling), 1-1073.

a3v [Gerardus de Zutphania]: ‘Glosa notabilis.’ Incipit: ‘Sententia huius textus prohemialis est . . .’ Thurot, Doctrines grammaticales, XXII part 2, 488 notes that the ‘glosa notabilis' was composed at Cologne.


Imprint: Hagenau: [Heinrich Gran], 15 July 1492. 4°.


Collation: a–s8 t4 v8.

Types: Type: Printed in type 90 (Pr 7), not 96 (Pr 6) as stated in GW.

Illustrations: Accipies woodcut on a1r; see Schreiber–Heitz no. 19.


ISTC: ia00444000

GW: GW 1064;

Hain: HC *684;

Goff: Goff A‑444;

Proctor: Pr 3175;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑276 (I); Doctrinale (ed. Reichling), 97 (I); Schreiber V, 3081; Sheppard 2229.

LCN: 14290994


Copy number: A-188(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blue morocco; gold-tooled covers and turn-ins; edges gilt; orange pastedowns.

Size: 206 × 143 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 197 × 126 mm.

A seven-line initial is supplied in red on a3v, while the guide letter for a seven-line initial on a1v is left blank. Two-line initials not filled in. Paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate: see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 40-1 no. 23; sale, pt V, lot 1422. Probably part of the lot purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1849), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.1.

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