Analysis of Content
[a2r] Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Epistola sancti Iheronimi ad Paulinum prespiterum de omnibus diuine historie libris'.’ Pref. no. 1.
[a5v] [Gn–II Par.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
[r1r] [I–II Esr.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
[r9v] [III–IV Esr.]
[t5v] [Tb–Est.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
[v9r] [Iob.] ‘Prologus secundus' [in librum Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob and followed by Iob.
[x9r] [Ps (G).] ‘Liber ymnorum vel soliloqueorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.
[B8v] [Ecl.] ‘Prologus in ecclesiasten'. Pref. no. 6, followed by Ecl.
[H10r] [Bar.] ‘Prefacio in librum Baruch'. Pref. no. 10; followed by Bar.
[N3v] Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in libros Machabeorum'.’ Pref. no. 31, followed by I–II Mcc.
[Q1v] [Mt.] ‘Argumentum in euangelium secundum Matheum'. Pref. no. 34; preceded by Jerome's prologue and followed by Mt.
[R4r] [Mc.] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Marcum'. Pref. no. 36, followed by Mc.
[S2r] Hieronymus: ‘Prefacio . . . in euangelium secundum Lucam'.’ Pref. no. 37, followed by Lc, where verses 1-4 are called ‘Prohemium'.
[T6r] [Io.] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Iohannem'. Pref. no. 38, followed by Io.
[X1r] Hieronymus: ‘Preuacio(!) in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli ad Romanos'.’
[X1v] ‘Prologus specialis in epistolam ad Romanos'. Pref. no. 39.
[X1v] [Rm–Hbr.] Rm–Hbr, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum' (referred to as ‘prologus' in the case of Rm, I and II Cor and Gal).
[Z7v] Hieronymus: ‘Preuacio(!) . . . in librum Actuum apostolorum'.’ Pref. no. 42, followed by Act.
[aa9v] [Iac–Iud.] ‘Prologus in epistolas canonicas'. Pref. no. 44, followed by Iac–Iud, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.
[bb5r] [Apc.] ‘Prologus in Apocalipsim'. Pref. no. 50, followed by Apc.
[cc1r] Menardus Monachus: [Letter addressed to] Jacobus de Ysenaco. Pref. no. 56.
[cc4v] [Guido Vicentinus: In summarium Biblie ad lectorem. Verses from ‘Margarita bibliae'.] Pref. no. 63. The authorship is ascribed by BSB‑Ink.
[cc5r] ‘Tabula canonum'. [Eusebian canons.]
Imprint: [Basel: Bernhard Richel, not after 1474]. Folio.
Secundo folio: ([a3]) interim nec sanctior s(um) hoc eunucho
Remarks: The copy in the Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif., has the date of rubrication 1474. Woodcut initials.
Collation: [a12 b–y10 z A6 B–N10 O P6 Q–S10 T V8 X–Z aa bb10 cc6].
GW: GW 4212;
Hain: H *3041 = 3043;
Goff: Goff B‑537;
BMC: BMC III 736;
Proctor: Pr 7526;
Others: BSB‑Ink B‑417; CIBN B‑372; Sheppard 2363.
Copy number: B-247(1)
Bound in two volumes (Gn–Ps; Prv–Apc).
Binding: Eighteenth-century half calf.
Size: 397 × 300 × 86 and 395 × 300 × 67 mm.
Size of leaf: 382 × 278 mm.
A few early marginal notes.
Woodcut initials painted in red and blue. Headings supplied in red; red paragraph marks, capital strokes and underlining.
Provenance: No. ‘999' on endleaf. Purchased from Payne & Foss for £26. 5. 0: see Library Bills (1827), no. 95, and Books Purchased (1827), 3; inscription on endleaf.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. Z 1.1,2.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Z 2.1,2.
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