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Bod-Inc: B-283

Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

a2r Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Prologus in Bibliam'. Pref. no. 1. On this edition see also Hillard, ‘Les éditions de la Bible', 72-3.

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

o5r ‘Alius prologus' [to I–II Par]. Pref. no. 2; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in librum Dabreiamin, qui est Paralypomenon'.

o5v [I–II Par.]

q7r [OrMan.]

q7v [I–II Esr.] II Esr here entitled ‘Neemias'.

r6v [III–IV Esr.] III Esr here entitled ‘II Esr', IV Esr ‘III Esr'.

ſ9r [Tb–Est.]

s10v ‘Alius prologus' [to Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by ‘Prologus in Iob'.

s10v [Iob–Ps (G)]. Iob preceded by ‘argumentum'. Ps (G) preceded by the first of Jerome's prologues only.

x9v ‘Prologus' [to Prv]. Pref. no. 4; preceded by ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi presbiteri ad Chromatium et Heliodorum episcopos, de libris Salomonis'.

x9v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 5.

x10r [Prv.]

y7r ‘Prologus' [to Ecl]. Pref. no. 6.

y7r [Ecl–Ct.]

z1r ‘Prologus' [to Sap]. Pref. no. 7.

z1r [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by ‘argumentum'.

C7v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Ier]. Pref. no. 8.

C7v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 9; preceded by ‘Prologus'.

C7v [Ier.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

E6v [Introduction to Lam.] Incipit: ‘[E]t factum est postquam in captiuitate . . .’

E6v [Lam.]

E8r ‘Prefatio' [to Bar]. Pref. no. 10.

E8r [Bar–Dn.]

H5v ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

H5v ‘Prologus' [to Os]. Pref. no. 12.

H6r [Os.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

H8v ‘Prologus' [to Ioel]. Pref. no. 13.

H8v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

H8v [Ioel.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 14).

H9v ‘Prologus' [to Am]. Pref. no. 17.

H9v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18; in other editions called ‘Argumentum'.

H10r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

H10r [Am.]

I2r ‘Prologus' [to Abd]. Pref. no. 20.

I2r [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

I2v ‘Prologus' [to Ion]. Pref. no. 21.

I2v [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

I3v ‘Prologus' [to Mi]. Pref. no. 23.

I3v [Mi.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

I5r ‘Prologus' [to Na]. Pref. no. 24.

I5r [Na.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

I6r ‘Prologus' [to Hab]. Pref. no. 25.

I6v [Hab.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

I7r ‘Prologus' [to So]. Pref. no. 26.

I7v [So.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

I8r ‘Prologus' [to Agg]. Pref. no. 27.

I8v [Agg.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

I9r ‘Prologus' [to Za]. Pref. no. 28.

I9v [Za.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

K2r ‘Prologus' [to Mal]. Pref. no. 29.

K2v [Mal.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

K3v Hieronymus: ‘Prologus' [to Mcc]. Pref. no. 31.

K3v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 32.

K3v [I–II Mcc.]

M1v ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quatuor Euangelia'.

M2r ‘Prologus' [to Mt]. Pref. no. 35.

M2r ‘Registrum in euangelium Mathei'. Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 34).

M2v [Mt.]

N5r ‘Prologus' [to Mc]. Pref. no. 36.

N5v ‘Registrum in euangelium Marci'.

N6r [Mc.]

O2v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Lc]. Pref. no. 37.

O3r ‘Registrum in Lucam'.

O4r [Lc.] Verses 1-4 here called ‘Prohemium'.

P5v ‘Prologus' [to Io]. Pref. no. 38.

P5v ‘Registrum in euangelium Johannis'.

P6r [Io.]

Q5v ‘Prologus' [to Rm]. Pref. no. 39; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

Q5v [Rm.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Q10r ‘Prologus' [to I Cor]. Pref. no. 40.

Q10v [I Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

R4v ‘Prologus' [to II Cor]. Pref. no. 41.

R4v [II Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

R7v [Gal–Hbr.] Each letter is preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

S9v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Act]. Pref. no. 42.

S10r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 43.

S10r [Act.]

T11v ‘Prologus' [to Canonical Epistles]. Pref. no. 44, followed by an ‘argumentum'.

T11v [Iac–Iud.] Each letter is preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

V4v [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus' [to Apc]. Pref. no. 49.

V5v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 50.

V5v [Apc.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

X2v ‘Biblia quem retinet sequitur nunc metricus ordo'. Pref. no. 61a, with a number of variants from the edition [Basel: Johann Amerbach], 1479 (GW 4236; Bod-inc. B‑270.

X2v [Poem in praise of the book.] Pref. no. 60.

X2v [Colophon.]

X3r [Capitulare lectionum.] Pref. no. 57.

Y1r [Langton, Stephen]: ‘Interpretationes hebraicorum nominum'. Pref. no. 65.


Imprint: [Lyons]: Marcus Reinhart and Nicolaus Philippi, 1482. Folio.


Collation: a–q10 r ſ12 s–z A–K10 L12 M8 N–S10 T12 V X8 Y10 Z [et]12.


ISTC: ib00574000

GW: GW 4249;

Hain: HC 3085;

Goff: Goff B‑574;


Proctor: Pr 8531;

Others: Copinger, Incunabula Biblica, 56; Sheppard 6586.

LCN: 13910451


Copy number: B-283(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and [et]12.

Leaves ſ2-4, O5, and P1 are quarto; a2 signed a, a3 signed a2, etc.

Binding: Sixteenth-century German(?) blind-tooled pigskin over paper boards. On both covers double fillets form a frame, with a foliate roll. Triple fillets form a double frame; within the outer a foliate roll, and a rectangle above and below, each containing two fleurons. In the inner rectangle, a fleuron at each corner and a lozenge-shaped ornament stamp in the middle.

Size: 310 × 225 × 75 mm.

Size of leaf: 303 × 205 mm.

On a1r a fourteen-line initial ‘F' is supplied in interlocked red and blue, with red pen-work infill and extensions into the guttering. Other initials are supplied in red or blue or in interlocked red and blue. Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label: see sale (1835), lot 717. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 5.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: Auct. M inf. 2.4; Auct. M 3.10.

SHELFMARK: Bib. Lat. 1482 c.1.

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