L'arbre des batailles [French].
Analysis of Content
a2r [Bonnor, Honoré: Prologue.] L'arbre des batailles, ed. Ernest Nys (Brussels and Leipzig, 1883), 1-3; see also The Tree of Battles of Honoré Bonet, an English version, with introd. by G. W. Coopland (Liverpool, 1949), 15-69.
a2v [Table of contents.]
b1r [Bonnor, Honoré: Introduction.] L'arbre des batailles, ed. Nys 4.
b1r [Bonnor, Honoré]: L'arbre des batailles. L'arbre des batailles, ed. Nys 5-256.
Imprint: Lyons: [Martin Huss], 24 Dec. 1481. Folio.
Remarks: Pr assigns to [Guillaume le Roy].
Collation: a6 b–q8.
Remarks: Leaf a2 signed ai, a3 aii.
GW: GW 4915;
Hain: H 3638;
Proctor: Pr 8506;
Others: Sheppard 6592.
Copy number: B-479(1)
Wanting b3-6, h3 and the blank leaves a1 and q8.
Binding: Eighteenth-century French red morocco, with gold-tooled spine, marbled pastedowns, and gilt-edged leaves.
Size: 237 × 175 × 24 mm.
Size of leaf: 230 × 161 mm.
Woodcut pasted to the verso of the front endleaf, showing, on the left, a knight in armour on horseback, in front of a building, followed by a page, with, on the right, a city wall in the background; on the verso of the woodcut, text apparently from an edition of Francesco Petrarca, De remediis utriusque fortunae, in German, and the signature, E4.
Bibliographical notes by Douce on recto of front endleaf.
Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Some capitals touched with yellow wash.
Provenance: Jean Baptiste Denis Guyon, seigneur de Sardière (†1759); signature on a2r and q7v. Royal Library, Paris; circular stamp on a2r; duplicate stamp on a2r. Justin, comte MacCarthy Reagh (1744-1811). Francis Douce (1757-1834); acquired by exchange from MacCarthy Reagh: see note on front endleaf; armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.
SHELFMARK: Douce 139.
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