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[a2r] Hieronymus: [Letter to] Paulinus. ‘Epistola sancti Iheronimi ad Paulinum presbiterum de omnibus diuine historie libris'. Pref. no. 1.
[a4v] [Gn–II Par.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
[r2v] [I–II Esr.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
[s4r] [III–IV Esr.]
[v5v] [Tb–Est.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
[x9v] [Iob.] ‘Prologus secundus' [in librum Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob and followed by Iob.
[y9r] [Ps (G).] ‘Liber ymnorum vel soliloqueorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.
[B9r] [Ecl.] ‘Prologus in Ecclesiasten'. Pref. no. 6, followed by Ecl.
[I1v] [Bar.] ‘Prefatio in librum Baruch'. Pref. no. 10; followed by Bar.
[P1v] Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in libros Machabeorum'. Pref. no. 31, followed by I–II Mcc.
[R1v] [Mt.] ‘Argumentum in euangelium secundum Matheum'. Pref. no. 34; preceded by Jerome's prologue and followed by Mt.
[S5r] [Mc.] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Marcum'. Pref. no. 36, followed by Mc.
[T4r] Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in euangelium secundum Lucam'. Pref. no. 37, followed by Lc, where verses 1-4 are called ‘Prohemium'.
[V9r] [Io.] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Iohannem'. Pref. no. 38, followed by Io.
[Y1r] Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli ad Romanos'.
[Y1v] ‘Prologus specialis in epistolam ad Romanos'. Pref. no. 39.
[Y1v] [Rm–Hbr.] Rm–Hbr, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum', referred to as ‘prologus' in the case of Rm, I–II Cor and Gal.
[cc1r] Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in librum Actuum apostolorum'. Pref. no. 42, followed by Act.
[dd4v] [Iac–Iud.] ‘Prologus in epistolas canonicas'. Pref. no. 44, followed by Iac–Iud, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.
[dd1r] [Apc.] ‘Prologus in Apocalipsim'. Pref. no. 50, followed by Apc.
[dd7v] Menardus Monachus: [Letter addressed to] Jacobus de Ysenaco. Pref. no. 56.
[dd10r] ‘Registrum secundum ordinem librorum'.
[ee2r] [Langton, Stephen]: ‘Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum'. Pref. no. 65.
Imprint: Basel: Bernhard Richel, 8 Sept. 1477. Folio.
Collation: [a b10 c12 d–k10 l10+1 m–q10 r8 s6 t8 v–z10 A12 B–D10 E12 F G10 H10+1 I4 K8 L M10 N8 O6 P12 Q8 R–Z aa–hh10].
Illustrations: Woodcut initials.
GW: GW 4228;
Hain: HC *3064; C 3303 (`Interpretationes Hebraicorum nominum');
Goff: Goff B‑553;
BMC: BMC III 737;
Proctor: Pr 7532;
Others: BSB‑Ink B‑426; Oates 2755, 2756; Sack, Freiburg, 621-2; Sheppard 2373.
Copy number: B-262(1)
Without gatherings [ee]–[hh] (the ‘Interpretationes Hebraicorum nominum').
Binding: Eighteenth-century French red morocco, probably bound for comte MacCarthy Reagh; crown-and-foliage tool on turn-ins; marbled pastedowns, the spine gold-tooled; the same tools as Auct. L 5.19 and Auct. N 2.31, both from MacCarthy Reagh; however, this edition is not found in the catalogues of MacCarthy Reagh's sales from 1779, 1789, or 1815.
Size: 402 × 285 × 105 mm.
Size of leaf: 387 × 268 mm.
Occasional early marginal notes.
On [a2r] a ten-line initial is supplied in blue with pen-flourishing in red. Other initials are supplied and woodcut initials painted alternately in red and blue. Paragraph marks are supplied in red and occasionally in blue; red capital strokes.
Provenance: Justin, comte MacCarthy Reagh (1744-1811)(?). Purchased from John & Arthur Arch for £10. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1830), 3; Library Bills (1829-32), no. 202.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. Z 2.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Z 2.1.
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