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Bod-Inc: B-041

Baptista Mantuanus

De patientia.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Capreolus, Helias: [Letter addressed to] Johannes Taberius. Incipit: ‘[N]isi uana sit Pythagorae palingenesia, Maronem nobis alterum haec aetas rediuiuum produxit . . .’

a3r ‘Indices librorum'.

a5v Baptista Mantuanus: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Fantucius. Baptista Mantuanus, La vita beata. La pazienza, ed. and trans. Ettore Bolisani (Padua, 1959), 251.

b1r Baptista Mantuanus: ‘Isagoges ad patientiam'. [Also known as De patientia.] Dedicated to Carolus Antonius Fantucius. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam opportunis ac frequentibus beneficiis huic nostro Bononiensi coenobio magnifice ac religiose collatis . . .’ Partially printed in Baptista Mantuanus, La vita beata, ed. Bolisani 252-64 and Coccia 140.

p6r Baptista Mantuanus(?): [Valedictory note.] Incipit: ‘Haec habui de tenui facultate meae penuriae quae diuturnae nostrae amiciciae et mutuae . . .’

p6r [Colophon.]

p6v Taberius Brixianus, Johannes: ‘Antigraphia', addressed to Helias Capreolus. Incipit: ‘Postquam plena malis subierunt tempora nosque | Scyllaeis lacerat fors truculenta uadis'; 14 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Brescia: Bernardinus de Misintis, 30 May 1497. 4°.


Collation: a6 b–o8 p6.


ISTC: ib00076000

GW: GW 3304 (Anm.);

Hain: HC, Addenda *2404 = H 2403;

Goff: Goff B‑76;

Proctor: Pr 7041;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑41; Oates 2637; Rhodes 253; Sheppard 5816.

LCN: 14125334


Copy number: B-041(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 222 × 166 × 24 mm.

Size of leaf: 216 × 151 mm.

Initials, often with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Rebdorf, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, abbey, S. Johannes Baptista; inscription in fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand on a1r; not found in Rebdorf catalogues, probably alienated before these were drawn up (1787, 1790). Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich(?); ‘4742' in pencil on a1r. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.99.

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