Analysis of Content
[a1v] [Table of contents.] ‘Locus librorum numerus dinoscitur ordo'.
[a2r] Hieronymus: [Letter to] Paulinus. ‘Epistola sancti Hieronimi ad Paulinum presbiterum de omnibus diuine historie libris'. Pref. no. 1.
[a4v] [Gn–II Par.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
[q10v] [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.
[x8v] [Ps (G).] ‘Liber ÿmnorum vel soliloquiorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.
[B8v] [Ecl.] ‘Prologus in ecclesiasten'. Pref. no. 6; followed by Ecl.
[H10r] [Bar.] ‘Prefatio 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: ‘Prefatio . . . 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: ‘Prefatio . . . in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.
[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 I–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 beati Iohannis in Apocalipsim'. Pref. no. 50, followed by Apc.
[cc1r] Menardus Monachus: [Letter addressed to] Jacobus de Ysenaco. Pref. no. 56.
[cc4v] ‘Tabula canonum'.
Imprint: Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 6 Aug. 1479. Folio.
Collation: [a12 b–y10 z A6 B–N10 O P6 Q–S10 T V8 X–Z aa bb10 cc6].
GW: GW 4239;
Hain: HC *3072;
Goff: Goff B‑564;
BMC: BMC II 417;
Proctor: Pr 1993;
Others: BSB‑Ink B‑435; Oates 993; Sheppard 1456.
Copy number: B-273(1)
Leaf [a2r] is mutilated, an illuminated initial having been cut away.
Binding: Seventeenth-century mottled calf, the spine gold-tooled; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at head of the upper cover.
Size: 380 × 276 × 100 mm.
Size of leaf: 368 × 262 mm.
Some early German glosses. Occasional early marginal notes.
On [a2r] an initial was supplied, but cut out; only foliate extensions in light green, blue, and red with some gold dotting, in the inner and lower margins, are preserved. Principal initials are supplied in red and blue with pen-flourishing in red and green. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied alternately in red and blue; red capital strokes and underlining.
Provenance: Ensisheim, Alsace, Jesuits; on [a1v] an inscription: ‘Collegij Societatis Jesu Ensishemij 1624', with a similar inscription on [a2r]. Acquired by 1843; see Catalogus (1843), 254 with shelfmark as at present.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: U 5.12 Jur.
SHELFMARK: Auct. M 2.9.
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