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Bod-Inc: B-132

Basinus, Bernardus

De magicis artibus et magorum maleficiis.


Analysis of Content

a2r Basinus, Bernardus: De magicis artibus et magorum maleficiis. Incipit: ‘[Q]uom vos in audiendis magice artis disceptationibus attentissimos conspicio . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 358 and Thorndike IV 488-9.


Imprint: Paris: Antoine Caillaut, [c.1491-2]. 4°.


Collation: a8 b6.


ISTC: ib00279500

GW: GW 3720;

Hain: H *2703;

Proctor: Pr 7967;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑233; CIBN B‑182; Sheppard 6190.

LCN: 13931823


Copy number: B-132(1)

Bound with:
1. Pius II, Pont. Max., De curialium miseria. [Paris]: Antoine Caillaut, [c.1490] (P‑302).

Wanting the blank leaf b6.

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, the spine gold-tooled. Red-edged leaves, marbled pastedowns, and turquoise silk bookmark.

Size: 195 × 135 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 127 mm.

Manuscript foliation: 128-40. On b5v pen-trials.

An initial is supplied in red; red capital strokes.

Provenance: Johannes Despauterius (1460-1520); inscription on a1v. Francis Douce (1757-1834); inscription dated Paris 1817 and armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 50(2).

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