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Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

a1v Franciscus Moneliensis: [Prefatory letter, praising the work of Herbort]. ‘In sacrosanctam ac sacratissimam Bibliam epistola'. Incipit: ‘Rettulimus iam iam summum opificem adeo immensum . . .’

a2r Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Prologus in Bibliam'. Pref. no. 1.

a3v [Gn–IV Rg.] Ios preceded by ‘argumentum'.

o4r ‘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.

o4r [I–II Par.]

q6v [OrMan.]

q6v [I–II Esr.] II Esr here entitled ‘Neemias'.

r5v [III–IV Esr.] III Esr here entitled ‘II Esr', and IV Esr ‘III Esr'.

t1r [Tb–Est.]

u3r ‘Alius prologus' [to Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by ‘Prologus in Iob'.

u3v [Iob–Ps (G)]. Iob preceded by ‘argumentum'. Ps (G) preceded by the first of Jerome's prologues only.

A1r ‘Prologus' [to Prv]. Pref. no. 4; preceded by ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi presbiteri ad Chromatium et Heliodorum episcopos, de libris Salomonis'.

A1r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 5.

A1v [Prv.]

A7v ‘Prologus' [to Ecl]. Pref. no. 6.

A7v [Ecl–Ct.]

B3r ‘Prologus' [to Sap]. Pref. no. 7.

B3r [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by ‘argumentum'.

E8v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Ier]. Pref. no. 8.

E8v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 9; preceded by ‘Prologus'.

F1r [Ier.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

G8r [Introduction to Lam.] Incipit: ‘[E]t factum est postquam in captiuitate . . .’

G8v [Lam.]

H1v ‘Prefatio' [to Bar]. Pref. no. 10.

H1v [Bar–Dn.]

K8v ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

K8v ‘Prologus' [to Os]. Pref. no. 12.

K8v [Os.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

L2v ‘Prologus' [to Ioel]. Pref. no. 13.

L3r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

L3r [Ioel.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 14).

L3v ‘Prologus' [to Am]. Pref. no. 17.

L4r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18; in other editions called ‘Argumentum'.

L4r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

L4r [Am.]

L5v ‘Prologus' [to Abd]. Pref. no. 20.

L6r [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

L6r ‘Prologus' [to Ion]. Pref. no. 21.

L6r [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

L6v ‘Prologus' [to Mi]. Pref. no. 23.

L7r [Mi.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

L8r ‘Prologus' [to Na]. Pref. no. 24.

L8r [Na.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

M1r ‘Prologus' [to Hab]. Pref. no. 25.

M1r [Hab.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

M2r ‘Prologus' [to So]. Pref. no. 26.

M2r [So.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

M2v ‘Prologus' [to Agg]. Pref. no. 27.

M3r [Agg.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

M3v ‘Prologus' [to Za]. Pref. no. 28.

M3v [Za.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

M6r ‘Prologus' [to Mal]. Pref. no. 29.

M6r [Mal.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

M7r Hieronymus: ‘Prologus' [to Mcc]. Pref. no. 31.

M7r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 32.

M7r [I–II Mcc.]

O6r ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quatuor Euangelia'.

O6v ‘Prologus' [to Mt]. Pref. no. 35.

O7r ‘Registrum in euangelium Matthei'. Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 34).

O7v [Mt.]

P8v ‘Prologus' [to Mc]. Pref. no. 36.

P8v ‘Registrum in euangelium Marci'.

Q1r [Mc.]

Q6v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Lc]. Pref. no. 37.

Q7r ‘Registrum in Lucam'.

Q8r [Lc.] Verses 1-4 here called ‘Prohemium'.

S1v ‘Prologus' [to Io]. Pref. no. 38.

S2r ‘Registrum in euangelium Johannis'.

S2v [Io.]

T2r ‘Prologus' [to Rm]. Pref. no. 39; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

T2v [Rm.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

T6r ‘Prologus' [to I Cor]. Pref. no. 40.

T6v [I Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

U2r ‘Prologus' [to II Cor]. Pref. no. 41.

U2r [II Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

U4v [Gal–Hbr.] Each letter is preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

X7v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Act]. Pref. no. 42.

X7v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 43.

X7v [Act.]

z1r ‘Prologus' [to Canonical Epistles]. Pref. no. 44, followed by an ‘argumentum'.

z1r [Iac–Iud.] Each letter is preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

z5v [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus' [to Apc]. Pref. no. 49.

z5v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 50.

z6r [Apc.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

z10r ‘Biblia quem retinet sequitur nunc metricus ordo'. Pref. 61a, with a number of variants from the edition [Basel: Johann Amerbach], 1479 (GW 436; Bod-inc. B‑270).

z10r [Colophon.]

11r [Langton, Stephen]: ‘Interpretationes hebraicorum nominum'. Pref. no. 65.

47v Cimbriacus, [Elius] Quintius Aemilianus: [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Qui primus latias effinxit in aere lituras | Et docuit sacros aere notare libros'; 3 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes Herbort, de Seligenstadt, 31 Oct. 1483. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–x8 y10 A–X y8 z10 1-48.


ISTC: ib00579000

GW: GW 4254;

Hain: HC *3090;

Goff: Goff B‑579;

BMC: BMC V 303;

Proctor: Pr 4691;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑450; Copinger, Incunabula Biblica, 59; Oates 1858.5; Quentin 81; Sheppard 3753.

LCN: 13910446


Copy number: B-287(1)

The first gathering of Interpretationes Hebraicorum nominum is bound after the second.

Binding: Contemporary German (Kyriß workshop no. 134) blind-tooled pigskin over bevelled wooden boards, with remains of metal clasps. On the upper cover quadruple fillets form a frame in which are a circular rosette stamp (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 5), a lozenge-shaped floral stamp (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 6), a lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis stamp (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 9), a small circular floral stamp (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 7) and an acorn stamp (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 1). In the inner rectangle, repeated merrythoughts, a repeated fleuron, the acorn stamp, a small circular rosette stamp (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 10) and a foliate stamp (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 2). On the lower cover quadruple fillets form a frame in which are the circular rosette stamp, the lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis stamp, a circular fleur-de-lis stamp (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 11) and the foliate stamp. The inner rectangle, formed by double fillets, is divided by further double fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments, with a small lozenge-shaped floral stamp at the intersection of each pair of fillets (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 8), and with the lozenge-shaped floral stamp, the small circular floral stamp, a lozenge-shaped crowned eagle stamp (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 3), a lion rampant stamp (Kyriß pl. 269, no. 4), and the lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis stamp. Worn manuscript label on spine. Shelfmark in black ink on spine ‘R.16. N.55'(?)

Size: 326 × 232 × 82 mm.

Size of leaf: 312 × 211 mm.

Very occasional marginal notes.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label: see sale (1835), lot 718. Purchased in 1835 for £1. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. M inf. 2.5.

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