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Bod-Inc: B-615

Burlaeus, Gualtherus

De vita et moribus philosophorum [revised edition].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Tabula.

b1r [Burlaeus, Gualtherus]: De vita et moribus philosophorum. Incipit: ‘[D]e vita et moribus philosophorum veterum tractaturus, multa que ab antiquis auctoribus in diuersis libris de ipsorum gestis . . .’ See B‑608.


Imprint: [Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, c.1485-6]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by CIBN; Sheppard dates [c.1485], GW [c.1486].


Collation: a–c8 d10 e8 f g6 h4.


ISTC: ib01325000

GW: GW 5791;

Hain: H *4114 = 4116;

Goff: Goff B‑1325;

BMC: BMC I 227;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑997; CIBN B‑934; Oates 548; Sack, Freiburg, 874; Sheppard 810; Voulliéme, Köln, 298.

LCN: 13985023


Copy number: B-615(1)

The text of leaf a8r is repeated on a8v which should be blank.

Binding: Seventeenth/eighteenth-century mottled calf; the spine gold-tooled; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 250 × 200 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 243 × 190 mm.

Occasional sixteenth-century notes; frequent nineteenth-century notes in pencil.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); possibly Elenchus, no. 724, this entry has been corrected by hand to Hain 4113. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. I 3.1.

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