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Bod-Inc: A-522

Augustinus Hipponensis

De civitate dei.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] ‘Rubrice.’

[c1r] Augustinus: [Retractatio II,43.] ed. A. Mutzenbecher, CCSL 57 (1984), 124-5. See CPL 250.

[c1r] Augustinus: De civitate dei. ed. B. Dombart and A. Kalb, CCSL 47-8 (1955). See CPL 313.


Imprint: Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 2 Oct. 1475. Folio.


Collation: [a b8 c–z A–H10].


ISTC: ia01235000

GW: GW 2879 (Anm.);

Hain: HC *2051;

Goff: Goff A‑1235;

BMC: BMC V 175;

Proctor: Pr 4096;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑858; CIBN A‑682; Fiumi 11-12; Lowry, Jenson, 42; Sheppard 3268.

LCN: 13886738


Copy number: A-522(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a1], [b8], [H9-10].

Binding: Eighteenth-century English brown calf; on both covers a single gold fillet forms a frame; single gold fillet on edges of boards; greek-key tool on turn-ins; gilt edges; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; probably bound for the Library shortly after acquisition, along with V‑028 (Auct. O 4.4; acquired 1789); O‑028(1) (Auct. N 3.12; acquired 1791); C‑501 (Auct. 7Q 2.17; acquired 1789); L‑062 (Auct. 7Q inf. 2.8).

Size: 268 × 193 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 256 × 168 mm.

Some marginal notes.

Provenance: Alessandro Corradini Rett° di Caravaggio(?); inscription on [a2r]. Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); Morelli (1787), I 537; no Morelli no. found in the book; sale (1789), lot 5448. Purchased through Peter Elmsley for £1. 16. 0; see the annotated sale catalogue Books Purchased (1789), 1; this copy may have replaced the copy mentioned by Fysher, Catalogus, I 87: ‘cum notis MSS. Ven. 1475. C. 10.8. Th.’

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. P 1.9.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 2.23.

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