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Bod-Inc: A-194

Alexander de Villa Dei

Doctrinale cum commento Johannis Synthen.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page and woodcut.]

A1v ‘Continuationes.’ Incipit: ‘Registrum prime partis magistri Alexandri . . . Prima pars doctrinalis est de parte orationis absolute considerata . . .’

A2v Alexander [de Villa Dei: Doctrinale (Pars I).] See A‑192.

A3v Synthen, Johannes: ‘Dicta.’ [Also known as Glosa.] Incipit: ‘De nominum inflectione secundum ordinem et primum de prima . . . Omnia nomina quibus latina utitur eloquentia . . .’ See A‑192.


Imprint: Strasbourg: Johann Prüss, 14 Mar. 1499. 8°.

Remarks: GW records as 4°, erroneously.


Collation: A–X8.

Illustrations: Woodcut on A1r; see Schreiber and Schramm.


ISTC: ia00452600

GW: GW 1149;

Hain: HC 14763;

BMC: BMC I 125;

Proctor: Pr 554;

Others: Doctrinale (ed. Reichling), 144 (I); BSB‑Ink A‑281; Schmidt, Prüss, 29; Schreiber V 5268; Schramm XX p. 26 and pl. 1240; Sheppard 442.

LCN: 14007447


Copy number: A-194(1)

Bound with:
2. Alexander de Villa Dei, Doctrinale pars II cum commento Johannis Synthen. Strasbourg: Johann Prüss, 1499 (A‑197).

C5 signed Bv.

Binding: Contemporary south German (Tegernsee?) blind-tooled half pigskin over wooden boards. Frame formed by triple fillets decorated with two merrythoughts, inside which is a floral stamp, with a small heart-shaped stamp between the merrythoughts. All stamps very badly worn.

Size: 177 × 125 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 166 × 110 mm.

Provenance: Tegernsee, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Quirinus, 1516. Purchased from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 159, no. 303, for 8 Marks; see Library Bills, 26 Apr. 1884.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.50(1).

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