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Bod-Inc: A-435

Arnoldus de Villa Nova

De somniorum interpretatione, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Arnoldus de Villa Nova [pseudo-]: ‘Prohemium.’ Incipit: ‘[P]hilosophantes Antiquos seu Indos seu Persas, Egiptios siue Grecos in visionibus somniorum sequentes speciali motiuo diligenter inuenimus studuisse . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 1040.

a2v [Table of contents.]

a3r Arnoldus de Villa Nova [pseudo-; Guilelmus de Aragona]: De somniorum interpretatione. Incipit: ‘[O]portet igitur intelligere, quod a continente sicut dicit philosophus septimo phisicorum multe fiunt immutationes in nobis, continens vero nos est multiplex . . .’ Arnoldus de Villa Nova, Opera (Lyons, 1520), fols 290va –292vb. See Thorndike–Kibre 1040; Paniagua, El maestro Arnau, 72-3.

c2v [Firminus de Bellavalle]: De mutatione aeris. Incipit: ‘[S]i color luminarium hora eclipsis vel apparens circa luminaria fuerit niger vel tendens aliqualiter ad viridem significat ea quae sunt de natura Saturni . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 1444 who ascribe authorship to Firminus de Bellavalle.


Imprint: [Toulouse: Henricus Mayer, c.1485]. 4°.

Remarks: Probably issued with Pius II, De remedio amoris; see CIBN P‑403.


Collation: a–c8.


ISTC: ia01074700

GW: GW 2530 = 2531;

Hain: C 660 = 661;


Proctor: Pr 8718;

Others: Pere Bohigas, ‘Incunables catalanes atribuibles a Henry Mayer', Gb Jb (1965), 96-8; CIBN A‑582; Sheppard 6756.

LCN: 13978322


Copy number: A-435(1)

Leaves a3, b3 and c3 signed aii, b2 and cii respectively.

Binding: Quarter parchment; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 205 × 141 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 133 mm.

Provenance: Stamp on a1r: two crossed keys(?) with interlacing handles, a cross between. Purchased for 160 Francs from Anatole Claudin, 10 July 1900, no. 98649.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. F3.1.

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