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Bod-Inc: B-131

Basilius Magnus

De legendis antiquorum libris, sive De liberalibus studiis et ingenuis moribus.


Analysis of Content

A1v [Brunus] Aretinus, Leonardus: [Letter addressed to] Colluccius Salutatus. ‘Prefatio'. See B‑130.

A2r Basilius Magnus: De legendis antiquorum libris, sive De liberalibusstudiis et ingenuis moribus. ‘Liber ad iuuenes quantum ex gentilium libris ac litteris proficiant'. [Dedicated to his nephews.] Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus. See B‑130, and Schucan, Das Nachleben von Basilius Magnus, 144-50 (Leipzig reception).


Imprint: [Leipzig]: Arnoldus de Colonia, [1492-5]. 4°.


Collation: A6 B4.


ISTC: ib00276400

GW: GW 3713;

Hain: H 2692;

Proctor: Pr 3002;

Others: Sheppard 2132.

LCN: 13931775


Copy number: B-131(1)

Bound with:
2. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, De moribus humanae vitae. Leipzig: Jacobus Thanner, 1502.

Binding: Nineteenth-century pasteboards; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 199 × 151 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 192 × 139 mm.

Copious early marginal notes, washed out.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1826), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.11(1).

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