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Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

a2r Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Prologus in Bibliam'. Pref. no. 1.

a4r [Gn–IV Rg.] Ios preceded by ‘argumentum'.

n1r ‘Alius prologus' [to I–II Par]. Pref. no. 2; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in librum Dabreiamin, qui est Paralypomenon'. Slight variations in the incipit of the first preface to I–II Par.

n1v [I–II Par.]

p2v [OrMan.]

p2v [I–II Esr.]

q6r [III Esr.]

r4v [Tb–Est.]

s6v ‘Alius prologus' [to Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by ‘Prologus in Iob'.

s7r [Iob–Ps (G)]. Iob preceded by ‘argumentum'. Ps (G) preceded by the first of Jerome's prologues only.

x1r ‘Prologus' [to Prv]. Pref. no. 4; preceded by ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi presbiteri ad Chromatium et Heliodorum episcopos, de libris Salomonis'.

x1r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 5.

x1v [Prv.]

x8v ‘Prologus' [to Ecl]. Pref. no. 6.

x8v [Ecl–Ct.]

y2v ‘Prologus' [to Sap]. Pref. no. 7.

y2v [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by ‘argumentum'.

[con]7v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Ier.] Pref. no. 8.

[con]7v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 9; preceded by ‘Prologus'.

[con]7v [Ier.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

bb6r [Introduction to Lam.] Incipit: ‘[E]t factum est postquam in captiuitate . . .’

bb6r [Lam.]

bb8r ‘Prefatio' [to Bar]. Pref. no. 10.

bb8r [Bar–Dn.]

ee4r ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

ee4r ‘Prologus' [to Os]. Pref. no. 12.

ee4v [Os.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ee7r ‘Prologus' [to Ioel]. Pref. no. 13.

ee7r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

ee7r [Pref. no. 14].

ee7r [Ioel.]

ee8r ‘Prologus' [to Am]. Pref. no. 17.

ee8r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18; in other editions called ‘argumentum'.

ee8r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

ee8v [Am.]

ee10r ‘Prologus' [to Abd]. Pref. no. 20.

ee10v [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 22).

ee10v ‘Prologus' [to Ion]. Pref. no. 21.

ff1r [Ion.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff1v ‘Prologus' [to Mi]. Pref. no. 23.

ff1v [Mi.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff3r ‘Prologus' [to Na]. Pref. no. 24.

ff3r [Na.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff4r ‘Prologus' [to Hab]. Pref. no. 25.

ff4v [Hab.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff5r ‘Prologus' [to So]. Pref. no. 26.

ff5r [So.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff6r ‘Prologus' [to Agg].

ff6v [Agg.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 27).

ff7r ‘Prologus' [to Za]. Pref. no. 28.

ff7r [Za.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff9v ‘Prologus' [to Mal]. Pref. no. 29.

ff10r [Mal.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

gg1r Hieronymus: ‘Prologus' [to Mcc]. Pref. no. 31.

gg1r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 32.

gg1r [I–II Mcc.]

ii1v ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quatuor Euangelia'.

ii2r ‘Prologus' [to Mt]. Pref. no. 35.

ii2r [Mt.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 34).

kk2v ‘Prologus' [to Mc]. Pref. no. 36.

kk2v [Mc.]

kk9r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Lc]. Pref. no. 37.

kk9r [Lc.] Verses 1-4 here called ‘Prohemium'.

ll10r ‘Prologus' [to Io]. Pref. no. 38.

ll10v [Io.]

mm9r ‘Prologus' [to Rm]. Pref. no. 39; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

mm9v [Rm.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

nn1v ‘Prologus' [to I Cor]. Pref. no. 40.

nn1v [I Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

nn5v ‘Prologus' [to II Cor]. Pref. no. 41.

nn6r [II Cor–Hbr]. Each letter preceded by ‘argumentum'.

oo10v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Act]. Pref. no. 42.

oo10v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 43.

pp1r [Act.]

qq2r ‘Prologus' [to Canonical Epistles]. Pref. no. 44, followed by an ‘argumentum', with variations.

gg2r [Iac–Iud.] Each letter preceded by ‘argumentum'.

qq7r [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus' [to Apc]. Pref. no. 49.

qq7v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 50.

qq7v [Apc.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

qq12v [Colophon.]

A1r [Langton, Stephen]: ‘Interpretationes hebraicorum nominum'. Pref. no. 65.


Imprint: Venice: Reynaldus de Novimagio and Theodorus de Reynsburch, 1478. Folio.


Collation: a–h10 i–l12 m–t10 v14 x–z [et] [con]10 aa–gg10 hh8 ii–ll10 mm12 nn–pp10 qq12 A10 B C12.


ISTC: ib00556000

GW: GW 4231;

Hain: HC *3070;

Goff: Goff B‑556;

BMC: BMC V 254;

Proctor: Pr 4431;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑428; Copinger, Incunabula Biblica, 35; Darlow–Moule 910; Oates 1779-80; Rhodes 351; Sheppard 3569.

LCN: 13909816


Copy number: B-265(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and C12.

Gathering ee misbound: 1,2,4,5,6,7,3,8,9,10.

Binding: Eighteenth-century Spanish mottled calf, with gold-tooled spine and border, marbled pastedowns and gilt-edged leaves; endleaves watermarked ‘Pavlar' and a stag with the lettering ‘GVRLA'. Armorial stamp of the Discalced Carmelites on both covers; see Enciclopedia universal europeo-americana, XI 1120. Covers rather worn.

Size: 302 × 215 × 77 mm.

Size of leaf: 294 × 193 mm.

Occasional early marginal annotations.

Provenance: Inscription on A1r: ‘Esta biblia es del convento . . . viedra'; given the arms on the binding, the language of inscription, and the later provenance, a house of Discalced Carmelites in Spain. E. Temple (fl. 1814); note on front endleaf, signed: ‘E. Temple, Madrid, 26th Jany. 1814'. Purchased for £5. 15. 6; see Books Purchased (1826), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Z 1.3.

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