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Bod-Inc: B-310

Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

[et1r] [Title-page.]

[et1v] Fradin, François: Pivard, Jean: [Letter addressed to the reader.] Incipit: 'Ne nesciens et ob id ingratus sacrosanctam divini verbi paginam ...'

[et1v] 'Diuisio totius biblie'.

[et1v] 'Diuisio novi testamenti'.

[et2r] 'In tabulam primam de ordine librorum ad lectorem distichon'. [Distich addressed to the reader.] Incipit: Incipit: 'Perspice nunc lector quis debitus ordo librorum | Usque quo posuit biblia quemquam suo'.

[et2r] 'Hec est prima quattuor tabularum continens metrice nomina et ordinem librorum'.

[et2v] 'Tabula secunda continens libros biblie per ordinem alphabeti'.

[et3r] 'Tertia tabula super bibliam composita ...'

[con1r] 'Tabula quarta alphabetica ex singulis libris et capitulis totius biblie ...'

[con8r] [Note.] Incipit: 'Notandum quod translatores et interpretes biblie multi fuerunt ...'

[con8v] 'Modi intelligendi sacram scripturam'. Incipit: 'Notandum quod omnis sacra scriptura quadriformi ...'

On this edition see also Hillard, ‘Les éditions de la Bible', 72-3. The contents of this edition are the same as those for B‑312 (checked against the BL copy).


Imprint: [Lyons]: François Fradin and Jean Pivard, 23 Dec. 1497. Folio.


Collation: [et] [con] a8 b6 c–z A–Z Aa Bb aa–cc8 dd10.


ISTC: ib00602000

GW: GW 4279;

Hain: HC 3121;

Goff: Goff B‑602;


Proctor: Pr 8668;

Others: Copinger, Incunabula Biblica, 109; Darlow–Moule 6088; Sheppard 6733.

LCN: 13909664


Copy number: B-310(1)

Wanting the blank leaf dd10.

Binding: Mottled calf with gold-tooled spine, marbled pastedowns, and red sprinkled edges.

Size: 265 × 186 × 67 mm.

Size of leaf: 256 × 170 mm.

Occasional early marginal annotations and some crossing out in the text in black ink.

Three- to twelve-line initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Jan Ver; name written in capitals on a1r. Jean de La Font, of St. Chamond, 1576; inscription on dd9v: ‘ . . . Jehan de la Font . . . A St. Chamond . . . 1576'. Purchased for £1. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1842), 7, where the place of printing is given as Paris.

SHELFMARK: Bib. Lat. 1497 d.1.

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