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Bod-Inc: B-405

Boethius, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus

De consolatione philosophiae [French].



Imprint: Bruges: Colard Mansion, 28 June 1477. Folio.


Collation: [a8 b–e10 f–q8 r–t10 v–z A–K8 L4].


ISTC: ib00813900

GW: GW 4579;

Hain: HC 3362;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Boekdrukkunst (1973), 103; Campbell 323; CIBN B‑595; HPT II 395; ILC 421; Oates 3835; Sheppard 7064.

LCN: 13959593


Copy number: B-405(1)

Bound with another fragment:
2. Giovanni Boccaccio, De casibus virorum illustrium [French]: De la Ruine des Nobles hommes et femmes. Bruges: Colard Mansion, 1476 (B‑363).

Single leaf only, with text in col. 1 of the recto, beginning ‘on deboutee je te enſeigneray . . .’

According to note on front endleaf of guard-book this fragment was removed from the binding of A 9.17 Linc.: Ptolemy, Geographiae uniuersae opus (Cologne, 1608).

Binding: Bound in a guard-book.

Size of leaf: 192 × 203 mm.

Provenance (of A 9.17 Linc.): John Holloway (fl. 1609); cancelled inscription on title-page: ‘Liber Johannis Holloway emptus Oxonii 9 die Decembris Anno Domini 1609 . . .' Thomas Barlow (1607-1691). Bequeathed in 1691.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 1.6(1).

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