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Bod-Inc: B-191

Bernardus Claravallensis



Analysis of Content

a2r ‘Prohemium'.

a2v [Bernardus Claravallensis pseudo-]: Floretus (cum commento). Incipit: ‘[N]omine Floretus liber incipit ad bona ceptus | Semper erit tutus eius documenta sequutus'; leonine hexameters alternate with the commentary. Liber Floretus, ed. Arpád Orbán, Mittellateinisches Jahrbuch, Beiheft 16 (Kastellaun and Hunsrück, 1979); see Walther, Initia, 11943. Also ascribed to Bonaventura and Johannes de Garlandia, see Henkel, Schultexte, 250-3; VL V 756-9.

a3r [Commentary.] Incipit: ‘[I]stud est prohemium huius libri, quod diuiditur in tres partes . . .’ The commentary of the Auctores octo; see also A‑485.


Imprint: [Paris: Philippe Pigouchet, c.1492]. 4°.

Remarks: Assigned to [Antoine Caillaut] by GW (in Proctor's Caillaut Type 5), but reattributed to Pigouchet by BMC. Sheppard dates to [c.1492], GW to [1490-5].


Collation: a–i8.


ISTC: ib00393400

GW: GW 4005;

Hain: C 991;

Proctor: Pr 7966;

Others: BSB‑Ink F‑159; Sheppard 6306.

LCN: 14004746


Copy number: B-191(1)

Bound with A‑444; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 187 × 127 mm.

Wanting the blank leaf i8.

Early marginal annotations: the same ‘nota' marks appear in one contemporary hand in items 1, 3, and 4, thus suggesting that these items, at least, travelled together before they were bound in the present binding.

Principal initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue; other two-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied alternately in red or blue.

SHELFMARK: Douce 57(4).

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