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Bod-Inc: B-155

Berchorius, Petrus

Liber Bibliae moralis.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Berchorius, Petrus]: Liber Bibliae moralis. [Also known as Reductorium morale, lib. XVI.] Incipit: ‘[C]um iam per opacam nature siluam flores proprietatum lecturus percurrerim . . .’ See Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum IV 238-41 no. 6426, J. Engels, ‘Berchoriana. Notice bibliographique sur Pierre Bersuire, supplement au Repertorium biblicum medii aevi', Vivarium, 2 (1964), 62-124, at 63, and Marie-Hélène Tesnière, ‘Le Reductorium morale de Pierre Bersuire', in L'enciclopedismo medievale, ed. Michelangelo Picone (Ravenna, 1994), 229-49, at 247-9.


Imprint: Ulm: Johann Zainer, 9 Apr. 1474. Folio.


Collation: [a–f10 g8 h8+1 i10+1 k–p10 q r8 s–z10 A–C10 D12].

Illustrations: Woodcut half-border on [a1r]; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ib00336000

GW: GW 3862;

Hain: H *2794;

Goff: Goff B‑336;

BMC: BMC II 522;

Proctor: Pr 2502;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑291; CIBN B‑235; Sack, Freiburg, 547; Sheppard 1793; Wegener, Zainer, 36.

LCN: 14454969


Copy number: B-155(1)

On [D12r] partly inked bearer type.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf, for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 415 × 302 × 48 mm.

Size of leaf: 397 × 273 mm.

A few sixteenth-century marginal notes.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 14. 0; see Books Purchased (1858), 10.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 1.22.

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