Analysis of Content
[a1r] Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Epistola sancti Iheronimi ad Paulinum presbiterum de omnibus diuine historie libris'. Pref. no. 1.
[a3v] [Gn–II Par.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
[q10r] [I–II Esr.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
[r8v] [III–IV Esr.]
[t4v] [Tb–Est.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
[x1v] [Iob.] ‘Prologus secundus' [in librum Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob and followed by Iob.
[x10v] [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: ‘Prefacio . . . 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: ‘Prefatio . . . 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. See Pref. no. 56.
[cc4v] [In summarium Biblie ad lectorem.] Pref. no. 63.
[cc5r] ‘Tabula canonum'. [Eusebian canons.]
Imprint: [Basel: Bernhard Richel], 1475. Folio.
Collation: [a–g10 h8 i–r10 s8 t6 v–y10 z8 A6 B–N10 O P6 Q–S10 T V8 X–Z aa bb10 cc6].
Illustrations: Woodcut initials.
GW: GW 4215;
Hain: HC *3053; C 1024;
Goff: Goff B‑540;
BMC: BMC III 736;
Proctor: Pr 7524;
Others: BSB‑Ink B‑418; CIBN B‑375; Oates 2753; Sack, Freiburg, 616; Sheppard 2367.
Copy number: B-250(1)
Wanting gathering [cc] (the additions of Menardus Monachus).
Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled pigskin. On both covers triple fillets form three concentric frames; the inner rectangle is decorated with a large lozenge-shaped stamp and four corner-pieces. In the frames three different rolls with Renaissance ornaments; in the spaces between the frames, a different triangular stamp.
Size: 385 × 285 × 125 mm.
Size of leaf: 370 × 267 mm.
Major woodcut initials painted in various colours, minor ones in red; red capital strokes.
Provenance: Inscription on endleaf: ‘1817. 11 April P..m Aus. N° 113 Et T.90'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label on the front pastedown; see sale (1835), lot 700. Purchased for £4. 18. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 5.
SHELFMARK: Auct. M inf. 2.2.
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