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Biblia Latina


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[et]1r [Title-page.]

[et]1v [Pivard, Jean: Introductory letter addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Ne nesciens et ob id ingratus sacrosanctam diuini verbi . . .’

[et]1v ‘Pulchra et vtilis diuisio totius Biblie'.

[et]1v ‘In tabulam primam de ordine librorum ad lectorem disticon'. Incipit: ‘Perspice nunc, lector, quis debitus ordo librorum'; 1 distich.

[et]1v ‘Prima quattuor tabulorum'. Pref. no. 61c.

[et]2v ‘Tabula secunda continens libros Biblie per ordinem alphabeti'.

[et]2v [Alexander de Villa Dei pseudo-]: ‘Tertia tabula'. Pref. no. 58.

[con]1r Brunus, Gabriel: ‘Quarta tabula'. Pref. no. 52.

[con]8r [Explanatory note about translators of the Bible and commentators.] Pref. no. 53.

[con]8v ‘Modi intelligendi sacram scripturam'. Pref. no. 54.

a2r Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus [ep. 53]. ‘Prologus in Bibliam'. Pref. no. 1. On this edition see also Hillard, ‘Les éditions de la Bible', 72-3.

a4r [Gn–IV Rg.] Ios preceded by an ‘argumentum'. Each chapter of each book (except Ct) preceded by summary, entitled ‘C.S.' (`Casus summarii').

p6r ‘Alius prologus' [to I–II Par]. Preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in librum Dabreiamin, qui est Paralypomenon'. Slight variation in the incipit of the first preface to I–II Par.

p6v [I–II Par.]

s2r [OrMan.]

s2v [I–II Esr.] II Esr also entitled ‘Neemias'.

t2r [III–IV Esr.]

v6v [Tb–Est.]

y1v ‘Alius prologus' [to Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by ‘Prologus in Iob'.

y2r [Iob–Ps (G)]. Iob preceded by an ‘argumentum'. Ps (G) preceded by the first of Jerome's prologues only.

B3r ‘Prologus' [to Prv]. Pref. no. 4; preceded by ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi presbiteri ad Chromatium et Heliodorum episcopos, de libris Salomonis'.

B3r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 5.

B3v [Prv.]

C2r ‘Prologus' [to Ecl]. Pref. no. 6.

C2v [Ecl–Ct.]

C6r ‘Prologus' [to Sap]. Pref. no. 7.

C6r [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

G5v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Ier]. Pref. no. 8.

G5v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 9. Preceded by ‘Prologus'.

G5v [Ier.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

I5v [Introduction to Lam.] Incipit: ‘[E]t factum est postquam in captiuitate . . .’

I5v [Lam.]

I7r ‘Prefatio' [to Bar]. Pref. no. 10.

I7r [Bar–Dn.]

M6r ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

M6r ‘Prologus' [to Os]. Pref. no. 12.

M6v [Os.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

M8v ‘Prologus' [to Ioel]. Pref. no. 13.

M8v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

M8v [Ioel.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 14).

N1v ‘Prologus' [to Am]. Pref. no. 17.

N1v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18; in other editions called ‘Argumentum'.

N1v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

N2v [Am.]

N3v ‘Prologus' [to Abd]. Pref. no. 20.

N3v [Abd.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

N4r ‘Prologus' [to Ion]. Pref. no. 21.

N4r [Ion.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

N4v ‘Prologus' [to Mi]. Pref. no. 23.

N4v [Mi.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

N6r ‘Prologus' [to Na]. Pref. no. 24.

N6r [Na.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

N6v ‘Prologus' [to Hab]. Pref. no. 25.

N7r [Hab.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

N7v ‘Prologus' [to So]. Pref. no. 26.

N8r [So.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

N8v ‘Prologus' [to Agg]. Pref. no. 27.

O1r [Agg.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

O1v ‘Prologus' [to Za]. Pref. no. 28.

O1v [Za.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

O4r ‘Prologus' [to Mal]. Pref. no. 29.

O4v [Mal.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

O5r Hieronymus: ‘Prologus' [to Mcc]. Pref. no. 31.

O5r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 32.

O5r [I–II Mcc.]

Q5r ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quatuor Euangelia'.

Q5v ‘Prologus' [to Mt]. Pref. no. 35.

Q5v [Mt.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 34).

R7v ‘Prologus' [to Mc]. Pref. no. 36.

R7v [Mc.]

S5r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Lc]. Pref. no. 37.

S5v [Lc.] Verses 1-4 here called ‘Prohemium'.

T7r ‘Prologus' [to Io]. Pref. no. 38.

T7v [Io.]

U7r ‘Prologus' [to Rm]. Pref. no. 39, preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

U7v [Rm.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

X3r ‘Prologus' [to I Cor]. Pref. no. 40.

X3v [I Cor.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

X7r ‘Prologus' [to II Cor]. Pref. no. 41.

X7r [II Cor.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Y1v [Gal–Hbr.] Each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Z4v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Act]. Pref. no. 42.

Z4v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 43.

Z5r [Act.]

Aa6v ‘Prologus' [to Canonical Epistles]. Pref. no. 44; followed by an ‘argumentum'.

Aa6v [Iac–Iud.] Each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Bb3r Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus' [to Apc]. Pref. no. 49.

Bb3r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 50

Bb3v [Apc.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

aa1r [Langton, Stephen]: ‘Interpretationes hebraicorum nominum'. Pref. no. 65.


Imprint: [Lyons]: Jean Pivard, 29 Jan. 1500/1. 4°.


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


ISTC: ib00604000

GW: GW 4281;

Hain: HC 3128;

Goff: Goff B‑604;

Proctor: Pr 8670;

Others: Copinger, Incunabula Biblica, 120; Darlow–Moule 6090; Sheppard 6736.

LCN: 13908932


Copy number: B-312(1)

Binding: Seventeenth-century mottled half calf, with gold-tooled spine. Lower board loose.

Size: 267 × 193 × 68 mm.

Size of leaf: 259 × 167 mm.

Occasional early marginal notes. Later impressions of inked leaves.

On a2r an eleven-line initial ‘F' is supplied in blue with red pen-work infill. Other initials are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘C.d.6': see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 41 no. 24; sale, pt I, lot 1175. Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1844), 6.

SHELFMARK: Bib. Lat. 1500 d.1.

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