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Bod-Inc: B-068

Bartholomaeus Anglicus

De proprietatibus rerum [French] Le proprietaire (trans. Jean Corbichon; ed. Pierre Farget).


Analysis of Content

a1v [Corbichon, Jean]: ‘Prologue du translateur'. Incipit: ‘[A] treshault et trespuyssant prince Charles par la diuiue(!) pouruoyance de dieu roy de France . . .’

a3v ‘Les rubriches de tout ce present liure'.

2a1r [Bartholomaeus Anglicus: De proprietatibus rerum, French.] ‘Le proprietaire en francoys'. Translated by Jean Corbichon. Edited by Pierre Farget, as stated in the colophon. Incipit: ‘[E]n couuoytant aulcunes choses declairer des proprietes et des natures des choses tant espirituelles quant corporelles . . .’ See Zumkeller 221, no. 468

B7v ‘Les noms des docteurs qui sont allegues en ce liure'.


Imprint: Lyons: Mathias Huss, 15 Mar. 1491/2. Folio.


Collation: a 2a–z [et] [con] A B8.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials and 20 woodcuts.


ISTC: ib00148000

GW: GW 3420;

Hain: HC 2517; C 884;

Goff: Goff B‑148;


Proctor: Pr 8564;

Others: CIBN B‑109; Hillard 287; Sheppard 6612.

LCN: 13956847


Copy number: B-068(1)

Wanting gathering1 a and leaves p1 and B8.

Leaves2 a1r and2 a8v are cancels: the chapter headings are printed in type 140 G, not 140 B as in the rest of the book, and the text is differently set up: line 1: ‘Cy commence . . . trinite et vnite | diuine . . . | [woodcut] | Le premier chapitre qui eſt | de dieu || [E]N couuoytant aulcunes cho= | ſes declairer des proprietes . . .’

Binding: Seventeenth/eighteenth-century gold-tooled calf.

Size: 322 × 232 × 44 mm.

Size of leaf: 311 × 221 mm.

Occasional woodcut initials coloured.

Provenance: On B7v: ‘dublech(?) 1789'. In Catalogus (1843), Appendix 370.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 3.35.

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