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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.

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

r2v 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.

r2v [I–II Par.]

u2r [OrMan.]

u2r [I–II Esr.] Preceded by Jerome's preface; II Esr entitled ‘Liber Neemie'.

x2r [III–IV Esr.]

y8r [Tb–Est.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.

A5v [Iob.] ‘Alius prologus in Iob'. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob and followed by an ‘argumentum' and Iob.

B5r [Ps (G).] ‘Liber hymnorum vel soliloquiorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.

E2r ‘Prologus' [to Prv]. Pref. no. 4; preceded by ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi presbyteri ad Chromatium et Heliodorum episcopos de libris Salomonis'.

E2v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 5.

E2v [Prv.]

F1v Hieronymus: [Ecl.] ‘Prologus . . . in librum Ecclesiasten'. Pref. no. 6, followed by Ecl.

F4r [Ct.]

F5r ‘Prologus in librum Sapientie'. Pref. no. 7.

F5r [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

L2v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio in Hieremiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 8.

L3r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 9; preceded by ‘Prologus'.

L3r [Ier–Lam.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

N6v [Bar.] ‘Prefatio in librum Baruch prophete'. Pref. no. 10; followed by Bar.

O2v [Ez–Dn.]

R2r ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

R2r ‘Prologus in librum Osee prophete'. Pref. no. 12.

R2v [Os.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

R4v ‘Prologus in Johel prophetam'. Pref. no. 13.

R4v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

R4v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 16.

R4v [Ioel.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 14).

R5v ‘Prologus in Amos prophetam'. Pref. no. 17.

R5v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18.

R6r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

R6r [Am.]

S1v ‘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.

S2r [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

S2r ‘Prologus in Jonam prophetam'. Pref. no. 21.

S2r [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

S3r ‘Prologus in Micheam prophetam'. Pref. no. 23.

S3r [Mi.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

S4r ‘Prologus in Naum prophetam'. Pref. no. 24.

S4v [Na.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

S5r ‘Prologus in Abacuc prophetam'. Pref. no. 25.

S5v [Hab.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

S6r ‘Prologus in Sophoniam prophetam'. Pref. no. 26.

S4v [So]. Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

S5r ‘Prologus in Aggeum prophetam'. Pref. no. 27.

S5r [Agg.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

S5v ‘Prologus in Zachariam prophetam'. Pref. no. 28.

S6r [Za.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

T2v ‘Prologus in Malachiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 29.

T3r [Mal.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

T3v Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in libros Machabeorum'. Pref. no. 31.

T3v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 32, followed by I–II Mcc.

X6r ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quattuor euangelistas'.

X6v ‘Prologus in Mattheum'. Pref. no. 35.

X6v ‘Argumentum in euangelium secundum Mattheum'. Pref. no. 34.

Y1r [Mt.]

Z2v Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in euangelium secundum Marcum'. Pref. no. 36.

Z3r [Mc.]

ZZ3r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in euangelium secundum Lucam'. Pref. no. 37.

ZZ3r [Lc.]

Aa5r ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Iohannem'. Pref. no. 38.

Aa5v [Io.]

Bb7r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

Bb7v ‘Prologus specialis in epistolam ad Romanos'. Pref. no. 39.

Bb8r [Rm.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Cc4r ‘Prologus in epistolam primam ad Corinthios'. Pref. no. 40.

Cc4r [I Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Dd2r ‘Prologus in secundam epistolam ad Corinthios'. Pref. no. 41.

Dd2r [II Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

Dd4v [Gal–Hbr.] Each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Ff2v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in librum Actuum apostolorum'. Pref. no. 42.

Ff2v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 43, followed by Act.

Gg4v ‘Prologus in septem epistolas canonicas'. Pref. no. 44.

Gg4v [Iac–Iud.] Each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Hh3r [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus in Apocalipsim beati Johannis apostoli'. Pref. no. 49.

Hh3v [Apc.] ‘Alius prologus in Apocalipsim'. Pref. no. 50, followed by an ‘argumentum' and Apc.

Hh8r [Colophon.]

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


Imprint: [Freiburg im Breisgau: Kilianus Piscator (Fischer)], 1491. Folio.

Remarks: As assigned by BMC; Pr and GW assign it to [Basel: Johann Amerbach].


Collation: a–g8.6 h–n8.6 o6 p8 q–z8.6 A–F8.6 G–Z6.8 ZZ8 Aa–Hh6.8 2a6 b c8.


ISTC: ib00590000

GW: GW 4267;

Hain: HC *3108;

Goff: Goff B‑590;


Proctor: Pr 7590;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑464; Hillard 393; Sack, Freiburg, 648; Sheppard 2251.

LCN: 13907514


Copy number: B-298(1)

Wanting sheet2 c1.8 of the Interpretationes.

Title cut out and mounted.

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled calf over wooden boards; two clasps lost; spine repaired. On both covers fillets form a double frame; the inner rectangle is divided by fillets into lozenge-shaped compartments. In the compartments and the frames are three different stamps: a round eagle, a small lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis and a small rosette.

Size: 325 × 230 × 90 mm.

Size of leaf: 310 × 210 mm.

Principal initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue. In gatherings a–K, other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Purchased, together with five other editions of the Bible, for £12. 3. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 5.

SHELFMARK: Bib. Lat. 1491 c.1.

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