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Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [Explanatory note on layout of the tables.] Incipit: ‘Ad euidentiam sequentis tabule notandum est quod . . .’

a2r [Alexander de Villa Dei pseudo-]: ‘Tabula super Bibliam per versus composita'. Pref. no. 58.

a8v Brunus, Gabriel: Tabula alphabetica totius Bibliae. Pref. no. 52.

a16r [Explanatory note on translators of the Bible and commentators.] Pref. no. 53.

a16v [Explanatory note.] ‘Modi intelligendi sacram scripturam'. Includes ‘Littera gesta docet'. See pref. nos 54-5.

2a2r Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Prologus in Bibliam'. Pref. no. 1.

2a4r [Gn–IV Rg.] Ios preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

q1v ‘Alius prologus' [to I–II]. 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.

q1v [I–II Par.]

s5v [OrMan.]

s5v [I–II Esr.] II Esr here entitled ‘Neemias'.

t5v [III–IV Esr.] Running title for III Esr variously printed as II Esr and III Esr.

x2v [Tb–Est.]

y6r ‘Alius prologus' [to Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by ‘Prologus in Iob'.

y6r [Iob–Ps (G)]. Iob preceded by ‘argumentum'. Ps (G) preceded by the first of Jerome's prologues only.

[rum]1r ‘Prologus' [to Prv]. Pref. no. 4; preceded by ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi presbiteri ad Chromatium et Heliodorum episcopos, de libris Salomonis'.

[rum]1r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 5.

[rum]1r [Prv.]

[rum]8r ‘Prologus' [to Ecl]. Pref. no. 6.

[rum]8r [Ecl–Ct.]

A3v ‘Prologus' [to Sap]. Pref. no. 7.

A3v [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

E4v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Ier]. Pref. no. 8.

E5r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 9; preceded by ‘Prologus'.

E5r [Ier.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

G6v [Introduction to Lam.] Incipit: ‘[E]t factum est postquam in captiuitate . . .’

G6v [Lam.]

G8r ‘Prefatio' [to Bar]. Pref. no. 10.

G8r [Bar–Dn.]

L1r ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

L1r ‘Prologus' [to Os]. Pref. no. 12.

L1v [Os.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

L3v ‘Prologus' [to Ioel]. Pref. no. 13.

L3v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

L3v [Ioel.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 14).

L4v ‘Prologus' [to Am]. Pref. no. 17.

L4v ‘Argumentum'. Pref. no. 18; in other editions called ‘Alius prologus'.

L5r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

L5r [Am.]

L6v ‘Prologus' [to Abd]. Pref. no. 20.

L6v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 20.

L7r [Abd.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

L7r ‘Prologus' [to Ion]. Pref. no. 21.

L7v [Abd.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

L8r ‘Prologus' [to Mi]. Pref. no. 23.

L8r [Mi.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

M1v ‘Prologus' [to Na]. Pref. no. 24.

M1v [Na.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

M2r ‘Prologus' [to Hab]. Pref. no. 25.

M2v [Hab.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

M3r ‘Prologus' [to So]. Pref. no. 26.

M3v [So.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

M4r ‘Prologus' [to Agg]. Pref. no. 27.

M4v [Agg.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

M5r ‘Prologus' [to Za]. Pref. no. 28.

M5r [Za.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

M8r ‘Prologus' [to Mal]. Pref. no. 29.

M8r [Mal.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

M8v Hieronymus: ‘Prologus' [to Mcc]. Pref. no. 31.

N1r [I–II Mcc.]

P2r ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quatuor Euangelia'.

P2v ‘Prologus' [to Mt]. Pref. no. 35.

P3r ‘Registrum in euangelium Matthei'. Preceded by an ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 34).

P3r [Mt.]

Q5v ‘Prologus' [to Mc]. Pref. no. 36.

Q5v ‘Registrum in euangelium Marci'.

Q6r [Mc.]

R4r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Lc]. Pref. no. 37.

R4v ‘Registrum in Lucam'.

R5v [Lc.] Verses 1-4 here called ‘Proemium'.

S8r ‘Prologus' [to Io]. Pref. no. 38.

S8r ‘Registrum in euangelium Joannis'.

S8v [Io.]

U1r ‘Prologus' [to Rm]. Pref. no. 39; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

U1r [Rm.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

U5r ‘Prologus' [to I Cor]. Pref. no. 40.

U5r [I Cor.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

X1r ‘Prologus' [to II Cor]. Pref. no. 41.

X1r [II Cor.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

X3v [Gal–Hbr.] Each letter preceded by is ‘argumentum'.

Y7r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Act]. Pref. no. 42.

Y7v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 43.

Y7v [Act.]

bb2r ‘Prologus' [to Canonical Epistles]. Pref. no. 44, followed by an ‘argumentum'.

bb2r [Iac–Iud.] Each letter preceded by is ‘argumentum'.

bb7r [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus' [to Apc]. Pref. no. 49.

bb7v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 50.

bb7v [Apc.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

cc4v [Poem in praise of the book.] Pref. no. 60.

cc4v [Colophon.]

dd1r [Langton, Stephen]: ‘Interpretationes hebraicorum nominum'. Pref. no. 65.


Imprint: Venice: Simon Bevilaqua, 22 Nov. 1494. 4°.


Collation: a16 2a–z [et] [con] [rum] A–Y aa bb8 cc4 dd–gg8 hh4.


ISTC: ib00597000

GW: GW 4274;

Hain: HC *3117;

Goff: Goff B‑597;

BMC: BMC V 519;

Proctor: Pr 5388;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑472; Copinger, Incunabula Biblica, 100; Darlow–Moule 6089; Quentin 81; Sheppard 4468.

LCN: 13909696


Copy number: B-305(1)

Wanting the blank leaf2 a1.

Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards; two clasps lost. On both covers triple fillets form concentric frames; within the outer is a roll with named figures of ‘Fides', ‘Spes', and ‘Caritas', and bearing the date ‘1586': see Haebler, Rollen- und Plattenstempel, I 25, roll 2; with the second frame is a roll containing coats of arms (lion, eagle, and Bavaria) and three crowned heads within wreaths, signed ‘T. A.': see Haebler, Rollen- und Plattenstempel, I 25, roll 1; within the inner frame is an ornamental roll. The inner rectangle on the upper cover is decorated, at each corner, with a fleuron, and in the centre with a badly-worn oval-shaped stamp, with initials ‘IHS'; on the lower cover is a repeated ornamental roll. Manuscript label on the spine.

Size: 212 × 167 × 80 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 148 mm.

Marginal annotations.

Provenance: Jacobus Härtl (fl. 1625); inscription on a1r: ‘Me tenet Jacobus Härtl vicarius in Haustetten. 26 A° 1625'. Wolfgang Harscher (seventeenth century); inscription on a1r. Caspar Durmair (fl. 1663-1693); inscriptions on a1r: ‘Ex libris Caspari Durmair parochi in Reichenkhirchen. 9 April 1663'; and on cc4v: ‘Casparus Durmair possessor huius Bibliæ camerarius et parochus in Raichenkhirchen, 1693'. Erding, Bavaria, Capuchins; inscription on a1r: ‘Loci Capucinorum Erdinge'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' on front endleaf. Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1855), 8.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Mason II 8.

SHELFMARK: Bib. Lat. 1494 e.1.

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