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Bod-Inc: B-278

Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi ad Paulinum presbiterum de omnibus diuine historie libris'. Pref. no. 1.

[a5v] [Gn–II Par.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.

[B5v] [OrMan.]

[B5v] [I–II Esr.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.

[C9v] [III–IV Esr.]

[G1r] [Tb–Est.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.

[I1r] [Iob.] ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob and followed by Iob.

[K5r] [Ps (G).] ‘Liber ymnorum vel soliloquiorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.

[O2r] [Prv.]

[P3r] [Ecl.] ‘Prologus' [in ecclesiasten]. Pref. no. 6, followed by Ecl.

[P7r] [Ct–Lam.]

[aa5v] [Bar.] ‘Prefatio in librum Baruch'. Pref. no. 10; followed by Bar.

[aa9v] [Ez–Mal.]

[hh3v] Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in libros Machabeorum'. Pref. no. 31, followed by I–II Mcc.

[mm1v] [Mt.] ‘Argumentum in euangelium secundum Matheum'. Pref. no. 34; preceded by Jerome's prologue and followed by Mt.

[nn8v] [Mc.] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Marcum'. Pref. no. 36, followed by Mc.

[oo9v] Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in euangelium secundum Lucam'. Pref. no. 37, followed by Lc, where verses 1-4 are called ‘Prohemium'.

[qq8v] [Io.] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Ioannem'. Pref. no. 38, followed by Io.

[ss2v] Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

[ss3r] ‘Prologus specialis in epistolam ad Romanos'. Pref. no. 39.

[ss3v] [Rm–Hbr.] Rm–Hbr, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum', referred to as ‘prologus' in the case of I–II Cor and Gal.

[yy1v] Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in librum Actuum apostolorum'. Pref. no. 42, followed by Act.

[zz10r] Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in epistolas canonicas'. Pref. no. 44, followed by Iac–Iud, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

[AA8r] ‘Prologus beati Ioannis in Apocalipsim'. Pref. no. 50, followed by Apc. Preface ascribed to Hieronymus in this edition.


Imprint: Cologne: [Successor of Nicolaus Götz(?)], 9 May 1480. Folio.

Remarks: As assigned by CIBN; Sheppard and GW assign to [Götz] alone.


Collation: [a–h10 i8 k–n10 o8 p–z A–C10 D E8 F6 G–Z aa bb10 cc dd8 ee–ii10 kk ll6 mm–zz AA10 BB8].


ISTC: ib00569000

GW: GW 4244;

Hain: C 1025;

Goff: Goff B‑569;

Proctor: Pr 1113;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑440; CIBN B‑397; Oates 597; Sheppard 859; Voulliéme, Köln, 255.

LCN: 13908316


Copy number: B-278(1)

Bound in two volumes (Gn–Ps; Prv–Apc).

Wanting the blank leaves [a1], [N10], [O1], and [BB8], and leaves [d1], [h3], [l10], [q10] and [N1-2].

Leaf [a2] mutilated (painted initial with pen-flourishing torn out).

Binding: Bound uniformly in sixteenth-century blind-tooled parchment over wooden boards, with two metal clasps on each volume. Stamped floral centre-piece on all covers.

Size: 270 × 200 × 75 and 270 × 200 × 77 mm.

Size of leaf: 256 × 179–183 mm.

Bibliographical note by W. A. Copinger on front endleaf.

Principal initials are supplied in blue and gold with reserved white decoration and pen-flourishing in red; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance and date of acquisition unknown; the shelfmark indicates a date of acquisition after 1883.

SHELFMARK: Bib. Lat. 1480 d.1,2.

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