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Bod-Inc: A-360


De re coquinaria.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Politianus, Angelus]: Note on the contents. Incipit: ‘Coquinariae capita Graeca ab Apitio posita haec sunt: Epimeles, Artoptus, Cepurica, Pandecter, Osprion, Trophetes, Polyteles, Tetrapus, Thalassa, Halieus. Hanc Plato adulatricem medicinae appellat.’ On the authorship see Milham 289.

a1v Lancilotus, Blasius: [Letter addressed to] to Bartholomeus Merula. Incipit: ‘Non ignoro hanc omnium esse consuetudinem, dulcis meorum studiorum comes sinceriorisque animi opitulator, ut super auctore, quem in manibus habent, nonnulla perstringant . . .’

a2r Apicius: De re coquinaria. On this edition see Milham 276 and 289; Vehling 258. See also A‑359.

h4v Motta [Mediolanensis], Antonius: ‘Ad uulgus.’ Botfield 217.

h4v Salandus, Johannes: ‘Lectori.’ Botfield 217.

aa1r Suetonius Tranquillus, Gaius: De grammaticis et rhetoribus. Suet. Gram.; Rhet.


Imprint: Venice: Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, [c.1500]. 4°.

Remarks: IGI dates after 1500.


Collation: a–h4 aa bb4.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ia00922000

GW: GW 2268;

Hain: H *1282 + C 5671;

Goff: Goff A‑922;

BMC: BMC V 550 (Apicius only);

Proctor: Pr 5539;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑649; Sheppard 4599.

LCN: 14266624


Copy number: A-360(1)

Bound with:
1. Baptista Mantuanus, De patientia. Basel: Johann Bergmann, de Olpe, 17 Aug. 1499 (B‑042);
3. Nicolaus Perottus, Rudimenta grammatices. [Basel: Jacobus Wolff, de Pforzheim, c.1499] (P‑130);
4. Jacobus Wimpheling, Elegantiarum medulla. [Speier: Conrad Hist, after 16 Oct. 1493] (W‑015);
5. Jodocus Wetzdorf, Ars memorandi. [Reutlingen: Michel Greyff, after 1500?] (W‑012);
6. Johannes de Sacro Bosco, Sphaera mundi. Venice: Guilelmus Anima Mia, Tridinensis, 14 Jan. 1491 (J‑185(2)).

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin, dyed green, over wooden boards, two metal clasps; rebacked. Titles across the upper edge adjacent to the spine. On both covers triple fillets form a triple frame. Within the inner and outer frames and in the centre, a repeated foliate tool; within the middle frame, a lozenge-shaped stamp with a pelican and a small cornflower-stamp; in the inner rectangle and in the corners within the middle frame, a round fleur-de-lis stamp.

Size: 215 × 157 × 68 mm.

Size of leaf: 207 × 149 mm.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 17. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 3 (`Baptista, Joan.').

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.13(2).

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