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Bod-Inc: B-236

Beys, Matthaeus de

Extractum e libro Johannis de Turrecremata de efficacia aquae benedictae.


Analysis of Content

Printed side Beys, Matthaeus de: Extractum e libro Johannis de Turrecremata de efficacia aquae benedictae. Incipit: ‘[S]anctus Alexander primus papa et martyr, quintus a beato Petro, qui sedit anno a passione domini . . .’


Imprint: [Turin: Franciscus de Silva, c.1500]. Broadside.

Remarks: As assigned and dated by Sheppard; GW attributes to [Jacobinus Suigus de Suico, c.1495], using type 97 G (reproduced in BMC VIII pl. liiF, Lyons, Suigus, 98 G), but Sheppard notes a different paragraph mark and ‘M'.


Types: Type: 94 G (reproduced in Le cinquecentine piemontesi: I: Torino, ed. Marina Bersano Begey (Turin, 1961), 260-1); ‘assignment by Dr Dondi (Turin B[iblioteca] N[azionale]. By kindness of D. Rhodes' (Sheppard).

Type area: Type area: 220 ×145 mm.

Illustrations: One eight-line woodcut initial ‘S' on the recto; see Le cinquecentine piemontesi: I, 260.

Watermarks: Watermark: A hand surmounted by a flower.


ISTC: ib00523500

GW: GW 4193;

Proctor: Pr 7228;

Others: Sheppard 5955.

LCN: 14803290


Copy number: B-236(1)

Bound with:
1. Statuta Genuae. Bologna: Caligula de Bazaleriis, [4 July], 30 June 1498 (S‑304(2)).

Binding: Eighteenth-century half calf, with blue marbled paper boards, yellow-edged leaves, marbled pastedowns, and gold-tooled spine.

Size: 270 × 195 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 263 × 184 mm.

Provenance: Sir George Bowyer (1811-1883). Presented in 1842.

SHELFMARK: Bowyer 48(2).

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