Analysis of Content
a1v [Table of contents.] ‘Locus librorum numerus dinoscitur ordo'.
a2r Hieronymus: [Letter addressed 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.
p1v [I–II Esr.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
p8v [III–IV Esr.]
r3r [Tb–Est.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.
s4r [Iob.] ‘Prologus secundus' [in librum Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob and followed by Iob.
t2r [Ps (G).] ‘Liber ymnorum vel soliloquiorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.
B8v [Ecl.] ‘Prologus in ecclesiasten'. Pref. no. 6, followed by Ecl.
G4r [Bar.] ‘Prefatio in librum Baruch'. Pref. no. 10; followed by Bar.
L2r Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in libros Machabeorum'. Pref. no. 31, followed by I–II Mcc.
N1v [Mt.] ‘Argumentum in euangelium secundum Matheum'. Pref. no. 34; preceded by Jerome's prologue and followed by Mt.
O1v [Mc.] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Marcum'. Pref. no. 36, followed by Mc.
O7v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in euangelium secundum Lucam'. Pref. no. 37, followed by Lc, where verses 1-4 are called ‘Prohemium'.
Q1r [Io.] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Iohannem'. Pref. no. 38, followed by Io.
R1v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli apostoli'.
R2r ‘Prologus specialis in epistolam ad Romanos'. Pref. no. 39.
R2v [Rm–Hbr.] Rm–Hbr, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.
T4r Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in Actus apostolorum'. Pref. no. 42, followed by Act.
V4v [Iac–Iud.] ‘Prologus beati Ihoronimi(!) in vii. epistolas ca[nonicas].’ Pref. no. 44, followed by Iac–Iud, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.
V9r ‘Prologus . . . in Apocalipsim beati Iohannis'. Pref. no. 50, followed by Apc. Preface ascribed to Hieronymus in this edition.
X4v Menardus Monachus: [Letter addressed to] Jacobus de Ysenaco. Pref. no. 56.
X7v ‘Tabula canonum'.
Imprint: Cologne: Conrad Winters, de Homborch, 20 Sept. 1479. Folio.
Collation: a–t10 v x6 A–L10 M8 N O10 P Q8 R–X10.
GW: GW 4240;
Hain: HC *3071;
Goff: Goff B‑565;
BMC: BMC I 247;
Proctor: Pr 1165;
Others: BSB‑Ink B‑436; Hillard 385; Oates 651; Sheppard 898; Voulliéme, Köln, 254.
Copy number: B-274(1)
Wanting a2, b2.9, x1 –D3, S10, T1, and X10.
Leaves a1, N1 and X9 are mutilated; leaves v6v and D4r dirty and damaged. Several leaves torn.
Binding: Seventeenth-century English blind-tooled calf; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at tail of the upper cover.
Size: 380 × 275 × 95 mm.
Size of leaf: 350 × 255 mm.
Early marginal notes, some in English, see s2r.
Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; red capital strokes and underlining.
Provenance: John Haward(?), Canon of St Paul's, London (sixteenth century). John Delapeend (sixteenth century); given to him by John Haward(?); on X9v: ‘Liber Johannis Delapeend' ex dono Johannis [ ] Haward(?) presbiteri canonicique ecclesie diui Pauli London' in a sixteenth-century hand. Acquired before 1738; see Fysher, Catalogus I (1738), 152.
Former Bodleian shelfmarks: C 8. 17, C 16. 13 Th, and C 16. 4 Th.
SHELFMARK: Auct. M 2.6.
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