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[a1r] [Bussis] Johannes Andreas [de]: [Editor's preface addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. See B‑245. Preceded by a short note on the inclusion of Bussis's preface.
[a1v] Palmerius [Pisanus], Matthias: [Letter addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[C]um et antea semper, beate Pontifex, intellexerim . . .’ See B‑245.
[a2r] Aristeas [pseudo-]: Ad Philocratem de lxx interpretibus. Translated by Mathias Palmerius. Pref. no. 59; see also A‑381.
[b1r] Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi ad Paulinum presbyterum de omnibus diuine historie libris'. Pref. no. 1.
[b3r] [Gn–I Par.]
[o6r] ‘Prologus secundus' [to II Par]. Pref. no. 2.
[o6v] [II Par.]
[q8v] [I–II Esr.] II Esr is entitled ‘Liber Neemie.’
[r7v] [III Esr.] Entitled ‘II Esr' in this edition; wanting IV Esr.
[t5r] [Hieronymus]: ‘Alter prologus in Iob secundum Hebraicum'. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the ‘Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob' and followed by Iob.
[t5v] [Iob–Ps (G).] ‘Liber hymnorum vel soliloquiorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.
[y8r] ‘Prologus in Aeclesiasten'. Pref. no. 6.
[z2r] ‘Prologus' [to Sap]. Pref. no. 7.
[z2r] [Sap–Lam.] Lam, except with introduction, ‘[E]t factum est postquam in captiuitate . . .', appended to first chapter.
[E7r] ‘Prefatio in librum Baruch'. Pref. no. 10; followed by Bar–Dn.
[H4r] ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 14.
[H8r] ‘Prologus' [to Am]. Pref. no. 17.
[H8r] ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18; in other editions called ‘argumentum'. ‘Alius prologus' [to Os].
[H8r] ‘Tercius prologus'. Pref. no. 19, followed by Am.
[H10v] ‘Prologus' [to Abd]. Pref. no. 20, followed by Abd.
[I1r] ‘Prologus' [to Ion]. Pref. no. 21.
[I1r] Pref. no. 12. ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 22, followed by Ion.
[I1v] ‘Prologus' [to Mi]. Pref. no. 23, followed by Mi.
[I3r] ‘Prologus' [to Na]. Pref. no. 24, followed by Na.
[I4r] ‘Prologus' [to Hab].
[H4v] Pref. no. 25, followed by Hab.
[I5r] ‘Prologus' [to So]. Pref. no. 26, followed by So.
[I6r] ‘Prologus' [to Agg]. Pref. no. 27, followed by Agg.
[I7r] ‘Prologus' [to Za]. Pref. no. 28, followed by Za. [Os.]
[I10r] ‘Prologus' [to Ma]. Pref. no. 29, followed by Ma.
[H6v] ‘Prologus' [to Ioel]. Pref. no. 13.
[K1r] Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in libros Machabeorum'. Pref. no. 31.
[K1r] [I–II Mcc.]
[L10r] ‘Prologus' [to Mt]. Pref. no. 35, preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi presbyteri ad Damasum Papam in quattuor Euangelistas', and ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 34).
[M10v] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Marcum'. Pref. no. 36, followed by Mc.
[N7v] Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in euangelium secundum Lucam'. Pref. no. 37, followed by Lc, where verses 1-4 are called ‘Prohemium'.
[O9r] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Iohannem'. Pref. no. 38, followed by Io.
[P8r] Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.
[P8v] ‘Prologus spetialis in epistolam ad Romanos'. Pref. no. 39.
[P9r] [Rm–Hbr.] Rm–Hbr, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum' (referred to as ‘prologus' in the case of I and II Cor).
[S3v] Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in Actibus apostolorum'. Pref. no. 42, followed by Act.
[T5r] ‘Prologus in septem epistolas canonicas'. Pref. no. 44, followed by Iac–Iud, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.
[V2v] [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus' [to Apc]. Pref. no. 49.
[V3r] ‘Alter prologus in Apocalypsin'. Pref. no. 50, followed by Apc.
[X1r] [Stephen Langton]: ‘Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum'. Pref. no. 65.
Imprint: Nuremberg: Johann Sensenschmidt and Andreas Frisner, 9 Dec. 1475. Folio.
Collation: [a8 b–t10 v x12 y z A–S10 T V8 X–Z10].
GW: GW 4219;
Hain: H *3057;
Goff: Goff B‑544;
BMC: BMC II 407;
Proctor: Pr 2199;
Others: BSB‑Ink B‑421; CIBN B‑374; Rhodes 347; Sheppard 1406.
Copy number: B-253(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [Z10]. For another copy, differently set up, of the second sheet (outer forme) of gathering [f] see J‑095.
Binding: Seventeenth-century(?) plain calf, marks of two leather ties; rebacked. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at foot of the upper cover.
Size: 467 × 335 × 134 mm.
Size of leaf: 460 × 317 mm.
Endleaves from a thirteenth-century manuscript breviary on parchment (removed to MS. Lat. liturg. a. 6, fols 27-9).
Occasional manuscript headings.
Principal initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials are supplied in red; red capital strokes.
Provenance: Acquired before 1738; see Fysher, Catalogus, I (1738), 152.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: B 6. 7 Th.
SHELFMARK: Auct. M 1.16.
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