De proprietatibus rerum [Dutch].
Analysis of Content
a2r Bartholomaeus [Anglicus: De proprietatibus rerum, Dutch.] ‘Vanden proprieteyten der dinghen'. Incipit: ‘[W]ant dye eyghentscappen der dinghen volgen moeten der substancien nader ondersceydinghe en[de] regulen of ordenancien der substancien . . .’
Imprint: Haarlem: Jakob Bellaert, 24 Dec. 1485. Folio.
Collation: aa6 bb4 a–r [2-shaped r] ſ s t v u w–z [et]8 [con]6 ē6 A–V W X Y AA BB8 CC DD6 EE8. Leaf aa2 numbered as aa1.
Illustrations: 11 woodcuts: see BMC.
GW: GW 3423;
Hain: HC 2522;
Goff: Goff B‑142;
BMC: BMC IX 102;
Proctor: Pr 9173;
Others: BBFN 88; BSB‑Ink B‑100; Campbell 258; CIBN B‑111; HPT II 426; ILC 349; Oates 3653-4; Rhodes 272; Sheppard 7031.
Copy number: B-069(1)
Wanting the blank leaves [aa1] and EE8 and leaves m7, u2, y7, 8, and EE7.
Leaf a1 (woodcut: th`e Almighty seated in glory) bound before s1; leaf a8 (woodcut: the creation of angels and the fall of demons) bound before a2.
Binding: Seventeenth-century parchment with staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover.
Size: 282 × 210 × 80 mm.
Size of leaf: 272 × 197 mm.
Woodcuts coloured. Principal initials are supplied in blue with reserved white decoration and pen-flourishing in red and pale green, extending into the left margin. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes.
Provenance: John Bullord (fl. 1689-1701). John Bagford (1650-1716); on endleaf ‘Sent me from Holland March ye 7, 1702/3 by my very good frend Jo: Bullord. Jo: Bagford'. In the Bodleian by 1738; see Fysher, Catalogus, I 117.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: T 3.10 Art; M 4.18 Art.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.6.
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