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Bod-Inc: B-137


Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Beda: [Letter addressed to] Ceolwulf, King of Northumbria. Beda, Ecclesiastical History of the English People, ed. Bertram Colgrave and R. A. B. Mynors (Oxford, 1969), 2-6. On the dedicatee see Colgrave–Mynors 2, n. 2. See also J. Michael Wallace-Hadrill, Bede's ‘Ecclesiastical History of the English People': A Historical Commentary (Oxford, 1988), 1-6, 207.

[a1v] ‘Capitula hystoriarum gestis(!) Anglorum'.

1v Beda: Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum. Ends with the passage on Emperor Claudius for the year 46. Beda, Ecclesiastical History, ed. Colgrave and Mynors 14-560. See Wallace-Hadrill 7-201, 208-42.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Heinrich Eggestein, c.1475-8]. Folio.


Collation: [a10 b8 c–e10 f6 g h10 i8 k10 l6].


ISTC: ib00293000

GW: GW 3756;

Hain: H *2732; C 933;

Goff: Goff B‑293;

BMC: BMC I 71;

Proctor: Pr 284;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑255; CIBN B‑195; Hillard 312; Oates 118; Sheppard 201.

LCN: 13934084


Copy number: B-137(1)

Binding: Half calf; bound for Kloß.

Size: 290 × 215 × 24 mm.

Size of leaf: 278 × 204 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 655; purchased for £20; see Books Purchased (1835), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 3.19.

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