Search Bodleian Incunables:

If your search term consists of multiple words, you can choose how to search:



Bod-Inc: C-055

Capella, Martianus

De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii de grammatica.


Analysis of Content

a1v Bertochus, Dionysius: [Letter to] Cosmus Pacius (de' Pazzi), Bishop of Arezzo. Incipit: ‘[C]onsueuerunt alii chalcographi . . .’

a2r Capella, Martianus: De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii de grammatica. See C‑054.


Imprint: Modena: Dionysius Bertochus, 15 May 1500. Folio.


Collation: a–q6 r4.


ISTC: ic00118000

Hain: H *4371;

Goff: Goff C‑118;

BMC: BMC VII 1068;

Proctor: Pr 7215;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑206; Oates 2695; Rhodes 503; Sander 1626; Sheppard 5979-80.

LCN: 13889980


Copy number: C-055(1)

Bound with A‑625(2); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 306 × 200 mm.

The title is without the separately printed border pasted into some copies. Line 6 on a1r reads ‘LIBRI'.

Fragment of a parchment missal(?) bound in as a reinforcing slip.

SHELFMARK: Inc. c. I.1(1).

Copy number: C-055(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century red quarter morocco, for Francis Douce, over fifteenth/sixteenth-century Italian heavy paper boards; covers loose.

Size: 293 × 200 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 292 × 194 mm.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce C subt. 117.

Copy number: C-055(3)

Bound with:
2. Robertus de Sancto Remigio, Bellum Christianorum principum . . . contra Saracenos. Basel: [n. pr.], 1533 (incomplete).

Outer edge of a1 mutilated.

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf; rebacked. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at head of the upper cover.

Size: 288 × 195 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 281 × 183 mm.

Manuscript title in an eighteenth-century(?) hand pasted over printed title.

Provenance: Oxford, University College; book-plate with shelfmarks ‘W.29.4', ‘X.19.10', ‘W.30.4'; see untitled list. Deposited in 1941 by the Master and Fellows of University College, Oxford.

SHELFMARK: Univ. Coll. d.22(1).

Go to top of page