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Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

a1r Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Prologus in Bibliam'. Pref. no. 1.

a3r [Gn–IV Rg.] Ios preceded by ‘argumentum'.

n8v ‘Alius prologus' [to I–II Par]. Pref. no. 2; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in librum Dabreiamin, qui est Paralypomenon'. Slight variation in the incipit of the first preface to I–II Par.

n8v [I–II Par.]

p6r [OrMan.]

p6v [I–II Esr.] II Esr entitled ‘Neemias' in this edition.

q2v [III–IV Esr.] III Esr entitled ‘II Esr', IV Esr ‘III Esr' in this edition.

r8v [Tb–Est.]

s1r ‘Alius prologus' [to Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by ‘Prologus in Iob'.

s1r [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.]

x12v ‘Prologus' [to Sap]. Pref. no. 7.

x12v [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by ‘argumentum'.

B11v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Ier]. Pref. no. 8.

B11v ‘Alius prologus' [to Ier]. Pref. no. 9; preceded by ‘Prologus'.

B11v [Ier.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

D6r [Introduction to Lam.] Incipit: ‘[E]t factum est postquam in captiuitate . . .’

D6r [Lam.]

D8r ‘Prefatio' [to Bar]. Pref. no. 10.

D8r [Bar–Dn.]

F10v ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

F10v ‘Prologus' [to Os]. Pref. no. 12.

F11r [Os.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

G1r ‘Prologus' [to Ioel]. Pref. no. 13.

G1r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

G1v [Ioel.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 14).

G2r ‘Prologus' [to Am]. Pref. no. 17.

G2v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

G2v ‘Argumentum'. Pref. no. 18; in other editions called ‘Alius prologus'.

G2v [Am.]

G4v ‘Prologus' [to Abd]. Pref. no. 20.

G4v ‘Alius prologus'. Incipit: ‘[H]ebrei hunc dicunt esse . . .’ Including pref. no. 20.

G4v [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

G5r ‘Prologus' [to Ion]. Pref. no. 21.

G5r [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

G5v ‘Prologus' [to Mi]. Pref. no. 23.

G6r [Mi.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

G7r ‘Prologus' [to Na]. Pref. no. 24.

G7v [Na.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

G8r ‘Prologus' [to Hab]. Pref. no. 25.

G8v [Hab.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

G9r ‘Prologus' [to So]. Pref. no. 26.

G9v [So.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

G10r ‘Prologus' [to Agg]. Pref. no. 27.

G10v [Agg.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

G11r ‘Prologus' [to Za]. Pref. no. 28.

G11r [Za.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

H2r ‘Prologus' [to Mal]. Pref. no. 29.

H2r [Mal.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

H3r Hieronymus: ‘Prologus' [to Mcc]. Pref. no. 31.

H3r [I–II Mcc.]

I9v ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quatuor Euangelia'.

I10r ‘Prologus' [to Mt]. Pref. no. 35.

I10v [Mt.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 34).

L1r ‘Prologus' [to Mc]. Pref. no. 36.

L1v [Mc.]

L7v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Lc]. Pref. no. 37.

L8r [Lc.] Verses 1-4 here called ‘Prohemium'.

M7r ‘Prologus' [to Io]. Pref. no. 38.

M7v [Io.]

N4r ‘Prologus' [to Rm]. Pref. no. 39; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

N4v [Rm.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

N8v ‘Prologus' [to I Cor]. Pref. no. 40.

N9r [I Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

O1r ‘Prologus' [to II Cor]. Pref. no. 41.

O1r [II Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

O4r [Gal–Hbr.] Each letter preceded by ‘argumentum'.

P4r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Act]. Pref. no. 42.

P4r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 43.

P4r [Act.]

Q3v ‘Prologus' [to Canonical Epistles]. Pref. no. 44.

Q3v [Iac–Iud.] Each letter preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Q8v [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus' [to Apc]. Pref. no. 49.

R1r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 50.

R1r [Apc.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

R6v [Colophon.]

S1r [Langton, Stephen]: ‘Interpretationes hebraicorum nominum'. Pref. no. 65.


Imprint: Venice: Franciscus Renner, de Heilbronn, 1483. 4°.


Collation: a–f12.8 g8 h–k12 l m8 n–p12 q r8 ſ s12 t8 v10 x y12 A–I12 K8 L–P12 Q8 R6 S–X12.


ISTC: ib00578000

GW: GW 4253;

Hain: HC *3089;

Goff: Goff B‑578;

BMC: BMC V 198;

Proctor: Pr 4182;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑449; Copinger, Incunabula Biblica, 60; Darlow–Moule 6086; Oates 1678; Quentin 79; Sack, Freiburg, 635; Sheppard 3358.

LCN: 13910496


Copy number: B-286(1)

Wanting O3-4, the place of which is taken by duplicates of O5-6.

Binding: Seventeenth-century English calf, with gold-tooled spine. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at head of the upper cover. The gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. The upper cover almost detached.

Size: 207 × 155 × 75 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 143 mm.

Occasional early marginal notes, with some in red ink in the spaces left for initials, probably in the hand of Cuthbert Thornell.

Spaces left blank, except for a thirteen-line initial ‘I' on a3v, supplied in black ink, with ‘C[uthbert] T[hornell]' initials in red ink.

Provenance: W. Webb (fl. c.1500); signature on a1r. Cuthbert Thornell (fl. 1572); signature and initials, both in red ink, on a1r. Arthur Charlett (1655-1722); engraved book-plate with monogram ‘AC' and motto ‘Animus si æquus, quod petis hic est': see Howe, Book Plates, 5614, and Journal of the Ex-Libris Society, III, 71. Nathaniel Crynes (1686-1745); name printed on a1r. Bequeathed by Crynes in 1745.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: A 7. 6 [ ] (on the verso of the front endleaf); AA 40 JS(?) (inside the upper cover in red crayon, with ‘40'' written across the fore-edge in black ink).

SHELFMARK: Auct. M inf. 1.12.

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