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Bod-Inc: B-292

Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

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

a5r [Gn–IV Rg.] Most books preceded by Jerome's preface; Ios also preceded by ‘argumentum'.

u4v Hieronymus: ‘Alius prologus' [to I–II Par]. Pref. no. 2; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronimi in librum Dabreiamin, qui est Paralipomenon'. Slight variations in the incipit of the first preface to I–II Par.

u5r [I–II Par.]

z7r [OrMan.]

z7r [I–II Esr.] Preceded by Jerome's preface; II Esr entitled ‘Liber Neemie'.

bb1v [III–IV Esr.] III Esr entitled ‘II Esr' and IV Esr ‘III Esr' in this edition.

dd3r [Tb–Est.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.

ff4v [Iob.] ‘Alius prologus in Iob'. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob and followed by an ‘argumentum' and Iob.

gg7v [Ps (G).] ‘Liber hymnorum vel soliloquiorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.

ll1v ‘Prologus' [to Prv]. Pref. no. 4; preceded by ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi presbyteri ad Chromatium et Heliodorum episcopos de libris Salomonis'.

ll2r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 5.

ll2r [Prv.]

mm3r Hieronymus: [Ecl.] ‘Prologus . . . in librum Ecclesiasten'. Pref. no. 6, followed by Ecl.

mm6v [Ct.]

mm8r ‘Prologus in librum Sapientie'. Pref. no. 7.

mm8r [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by an argumentum.

ss4v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio in Hieremiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 8.

ss5r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 9; preceded by ‘Prologus'.

ss5r [Ier–Lam.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

xx6v [Bar.] ‘Prefatio in librum Baruch prophete'. Pref. no. 10; followed by Bar.

yy1r [Ez–Dn.]

B7v ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

B8r ‘Prologus in librum Osee prophete'. Pref. no. 12.

B8r [Os.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

C3r ‘Prologus in Johel prophetam'. Pref. no. 13.

C3r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

C3v [Ioel.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 14).

C4v ‘Prologus in Amos prophetam'. Pref. no. 17.

C4v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18.

C5r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

C5r [Am.]

C7v ‘Prologus in Abdiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 20. The passage beginning ‘[H]ebrei hunc dicunt esse . . .' is not headed ‘Alius prologus', but forms part of this prologue.

C7v [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

C8r ‘Prologus in Jonam prophetam'. Pref. no. 21.

C8r [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

D1r ‘Prologus in Micheam prophetam'. Pref. no. 23.

D1r [Mi.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

D3r ‘Prologus in Naum prophetam'. Pref. no. 24.

D3r [Na.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

D4r ‘Prologus in Abachuc prophetam'. Pref. no. 25.

D4v [Hab.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

D5v ‘Prologus in Sophoniam prophetam'. Pref. no. 26.

D6r [So]. Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

D6v ‘Prologus in Aggeum prophetam'. Pref. no. 27.

D7r [Agg.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

D8r ‘Prologus in Zachariam prophetam'. Pref. no. 28.

D8r [Za.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

E3v ‘Prologus in Malachiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 29.

E4r [Mal.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

E5r Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in libros Machabeorum'. Pref. no. 31.

E5r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 32, followed by I–II Mcc.

G10v ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quattuor euangelistas'.

H1r ‘Prologus in Mattheum'. Pref. no. 35.

H1r ‘Argumentum in euangelium secundum Mattheum'. Pref. no. 34.

H1v ‘Registrum in euangelium Matthei'.

H2r [Mt.]

I7r Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in euangelium secundum Marcum'. Pref. no. 36.

I7v ‘Registrum in euangelium Marci'.

I8r [Mc.]

K8r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in euangelium secundum Lucam'. Pref. no. 37.

K8v ‘Registrum in Lucam'.

L2r [Lc.] Verses 1-4 here called ‘Prohemium'.

M8r ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Iohannem'. Pref. no. 38.

M8r ‘Registrum in euangelium Johannis'.

N1r [Io.]

O3v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

O4r ‘Prologus specialis in epistolam ad Rhomanos'. Pref. no. 39.

O4v [Rm.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

P1v ‘Prologus in primam epistolam ad Corinthios'. Pref. no. 40.

P1v [I Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

P6v ‘Prologus in secundam epistolam ad Corinthios'. Pref. no. 41.

P7r [II Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Q2v [Gal–Hbr.] Each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

S1r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in librum Actuum apostolorum'. Pref. no. 42.

S1v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 43, followed by Act.

T7r ‘Prologus in septem epistolas canonicas'. Pref. no. 44, followed by ‘argumentum'.

T7v [Iac–Iud.] Each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

U5v [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus in Apocalypsim beati Jehannis(!) apostoli'. Pref. no. 49.

U6r [Apc.] ‘Alius prologus in Apocalypsim'. Pref. no. 50, followed by an ‘argumentum' and Apc.

X6v ‘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).

X6v [Poem in praise of the book.] Pref. no. 60.

X6v [Date ‘M.CCCC.LXXXVI'].

Y1r [Capitulare lectionum et evangeliorum.] Pref. no. 57.

Y8r [Verse.] Pref. no. 62.

AA1r [Langton, Stephen]: ‘Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum'. Pref. no. 65.


Imprint: [Speier: Peter Drach], 1486. Folio.


Collation: a–z aa–cc8 dd6 ee–zz A–E8 F G10 H–T8 V X6 Y AA–EE8.


ISTC: ib00582000

GW: GW 4259;

Hain: HC *3093;

Goff: Goff B‑582;

BMC: BMC II 495 and I 119 (note);

Proctor: Pr 517;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑456; Oates 1116; Sack, Freiburg, 640; Sheppard 1710.

LCN: 13907553


Copy number: B-292(1)

Bound in three volumes (Gn–Tb; Idt–II Mcc; Mt–Apc).

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Interleaved. Inked bearer type on I7r.

Binding: Seventeenth/eighteenth-century parchment; printer's waste used as reinforcing pieces; two leather straps on each volume missing.

Size: 270 × 205 × 80, 270 × 210 × 80 and 270 × 210 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 265 × 202 mm.

Some early manuscript notes, including a Latin prayer on EE8r and Verg. Ecl. 1. 1-3 on EE8r with the subscription ‘Hec scripsi anno 1567 8° Martii', followed by the dates 1571 and 1581. Notes in a nineteenth-century hand, probably that of van de Velde, on many of the inserted leaves.

On a2r an initial is supplied in blue with floral decoration in green, red, and yellow; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Nicolas le Primost (fl. 1558); on oo7v an inscription: ‘Ce fust escript le xv jo[ur] d'octobre xvcc lviij mois estant clercq de Louvain(?) Nicolas le Primost'. Louvain, Brabant, Jesuits; on a2r and G10r the inscription: ‘Lovanij Societatis Jesu M. B. O. 29'; later inscription on the endleaf. Jean-François van de Velde (1743-1823); inscription on the endleaf of all volumes. Probably the copy purchased for £1. 12. 0; see Books Purchased (1852), 10: ‘s. l. 1846', in the Bodleian copy corrected in pencil to 1486.

SHELFMARK: Bib. Lat. 1486 d.1-3.

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