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Biblia Latina


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Subject: bible

a1v ‘Registrum librorum veteris testamenti'.

a1v ‘Directorium noui testamenti'.

a1v ‘Biblia quem retinet sequitur sic metricus ordo'. Pref. no. 61a, with a number of variants from the edition [Basel: Johann Amerbach], 1479 (GW 4236; Bod-inc. B‑270).

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

a4r [Gn–IV Rg.] Most books preceded by Jerome's preface; Ios also preceded by ‘argumentum'.

q8r 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.

q8r [I–II Par.]

s6r [OrMan.]

s6r [I–II Esr.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.

t8v [III–IV Esr.]

u8r [Tb–Est.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.

y5v [Iob.] ‘Alius prologus in Iob'. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob and followed by an ‘argumentum' and Iob.

z6r [Ps (G).] ‘Liber hymnorum vel soliloquiorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.

[t']3v ‘Prologus' [to Prv]. Pref. no. 4; preceded by ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi presbyteri ad Chromatium et Heliodorum episcopos de libris Salomonis'.

[t']4r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 5.

[t']4r [Prv.]

A3r Hieronymus: [Ecl.] ‘Prologus . . . in librum Ecclesiasten'. Pref. no. 6, followed by Ecl.

A5v [Ct.]

B1r ‘Prologus in librum Sapientie'. Pref. no. 7.

B1r [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

G3r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio in Hieremiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 8.

G3r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 9; preceded by ‘prologus'.

G3r [Ier–Lam.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

K3r [Bar.] ‘Prefatio in librum Baruch prophete'. Pref. no. 10; followed by Bar.

K5r [Ez–Dn.]

O2r ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

O2v ‘Prologus in librum Osee prophete'. Pref. no. 12.

O2v [Os.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

O4v ‘Prologus in Johel prophetam'. Pref. no. 13.

O5r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

O5r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 16.

O5r [Ioel.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 14).

O5v ‘Prologus in Amos prophetam'. Pref. no. 17.

O6r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18.

O6r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

O6r [Am.]

P2r ‘Prologus in Abdiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 20. Here, the passage beginning ‘[H]ebrei hunc dicunt esse . . .' is not headed ‘Alius prologus', but forms part of this prologue.

P2r [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

P2r ‘Prologus in Jonam prophetam'. Pref. no. 21.

P2v [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

P3r ‘Prologus in Micheam prophetam'. Pref. no. 23.

P3r [Mi.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

P4v ‘Prologus in Naum prophetam'. Pref. no. 24.

P4v [Na.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

P5r ‘Prologus in Abachuc prophetam'. Pref. no. 25.

P5v [Hab.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

P6v ‘Prologus in Sophoniam prophetam'. Pref. no. 26.

P6v [So]. Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

P7v ‘Prologus in Aggeum prophetam'. Pref. no. 27.

P7v [Agg.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

P8r ‘Prologus in Zachariam prophetam'. Pref. no. 28.

P8v [Za.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Q3r ‘Prologus in Malachiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 29.

Q3r [Mal.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Q4r Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in libros Machabeorum'. Pref. no. 31.

Q4r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 32, followed by I–II Mcc.

T1r ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quattuor euangelistas'.

T1v ‘Prologus in Mattheum'. Pref. no. 35.

T2r ‘Argumentum in euangelium secundum Mattheum'. Pref. no. 34.

T2r ‘Registrum in euangelium Matthei'.

T2v [Mt.]

X1v Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in euangelium secundum Marcum'. Pref. no. 36.

X1v ‘Registrum in euangelium Marci'.

X2r [Mc.]

Y2v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in euangelium secundum Lucam'. Pref. no. 37.

Y2v ‘Registrum in Lucam'.

Y3r [Lc.]

Aa1r ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Iohannem'. Pref. no. 38.

Aa1r ‘Registrum in euangelium Johannis'.

Aa1v [Io.]

Bb4r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

Bb4v ‘Prologus specialis in epistolam ad Romanos'. Pref. no. 39.

Bb5r ‘Capitulatio siue registrum epistole Pauli ad Rhomanos'. Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Bb5r [Rm.]

Cc3v ‘Prologus in epistolam primam ad Corinthios'. Pref. no. 40.

Cc4r ‘Capitulatio epistole ad Corinthios'. Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Cc4r [I Cor.]

Dd2v ‘Prologus in secundam epistolam ad Corinthios'. Pref. no. 41.

Dd2v ‘Capitulatio epistole secunde ad Corinthios'. Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Dd2v [II Cor.]

Dd5v ‘Capitulatio epistole ad Galathas'. Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Dd5v [Gal.]

Dd7r ‘Capitulatio epistole ad Ephesios'. Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Dd7r [Eph.]

Dd8v [Phil–Phlm.] Each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Ff1v ‘Registrum epistole ad Hebreos'. Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Ff1v [Hbr.]

Ff5r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in librum Actuum apostolorum'. Pref. no. 42.

Ff5r ‘Alius prologus'.

Ff5r ‘Registrum in librum Actuum apostolorum'. Pref. no. 43, followed by Act.

Hh5v ‘Prologus in septem epistolas canonicas'. Pref. no. 44, followed by ‘argumentum'.

Hh5v [Iac–Iud.] Each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Ii5r [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus in Apocalipsim beati Johannis apostoli'. Pref. no. 49.

Ii5v [Apc.] ‘Alius prologus in Apocalipsim'. Pref. no. 50.

Ii5v ‘Capitulatio in librum Apocalipsis'. Preceded by an ‘argumentum' and followed by Apc.

Kk5v [Colophon.]

Kk6r ‘Translatores eu(!) interpretes Biblie'. Pref. no. 53.

Kk6v ‘Quatuor sunt modi seu regule exponendi Sacram Scripturam'. Pref. no. 54.

[*1r] [Capitulare lectionum et evangeliorum.] Pref. no. 57.

[*6v] [Verse.] Pref. no. 62.

2a1r [Langton, Stephen]: ‘Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum'. Pref. no. 65.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Prüss], 1489. Folio.


Collation: a–c8 d–i6.8 ij k l6 m8 n6 ñ6 o p6 q8 r6 ſ8 s6 t8 v6 u8 x6 y z8 [et]6 [con] t̃8 A–D6 E8 F–H6 I8 K–L6 M8 N O6 P8 Q R6 S8 T–X6 y8 Z Aa–Cc6 Dd8 Ee–Kk [*] 2a6 b c8.


ISTC: ib00588000

GW: GW 4265;

Hain: HC *3104;

Goff: Goff B‑588;

BMC: BMC I 122;

Proctor: Pr 543;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑462; Oates 210; Sack, Freiburg, 643-4; Sheppard 419.

LCN: 13907518


Copy number: B-297(1)

Leaf c8 mutilated and backed.

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled calf over bevelled wooden boards, two clasps lost; rebacked. On both covers fillets form a frame; the inner rectangle is divided by double fillets into lozenge-shaped compartments. In the compartments a floral ornament stamp; in the frame, a large circular Virgin and Child.

Size: 308 × 215 × 95 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 198 mm.

Occasional sixteenth-century marginal notes.

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

Provenance: Joachim Mattenclot (fl. 1629); at the tail of1 a1r a deleted inscriptions ‘[Joa] Mattenclot 1629' and ‘Joachim Mattenclot I. V. D.'; faded and only partly read ownership inscription at the head of1 a1r: ‘ . . . possessor libri'. Purchased, together with five other editions of the Bible, for £12. 3. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Z 1.4.

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