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Bod-Inc: C-427

Conradus, Eusebius

Responsio adversus fratrem quendam eremitam.


Analysis of Content

a1v Chalcus, Severinus: [Letter to] Johannes Cribellus. Incipit: ‘Optaui iampridem, prestantissime pater, aliquid ad te offerre . . .’ Saxius 476.

a3r Conradus, Eusebius: Responsio adversus fratrem quendam eremitam. ‘Adversus fratrem quendam blacteronem ordinis eremitarum . . . responsio . . . qua demonstratur sanctum Augustinum heremitam non fuisse . . . et fratres olim Gullielmitas dictos nunc uero heremitanos uulgo appellatis nunquam instituisse'. Incipit: ‘[M]aximis uiris et excellentissime uirtutis hominibus . . .’ Dated Piacenza, 23 Dec. 1475; refers to Paulus Olmius de Bergamo, Libellus.

e6r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Ede tuos tandem populo, Corade, libellos'; 1 elegiac distich.

e6v Nicolaus Clavasiensis: [Letter addressed to] Eusebius [Conradus]. Incipit: ‘Tuum in heremitas libellum . . .’


Imprint: Milan: Leonardus Pachel and Uldericus Scinzenzeler, for Johannes de Cribellis, 18 July 1479. 4°.


Collation: a–c8 d6 e8. Leaf e4 erroneously signed div.


ISTC: ic00848000

GW: GW 7414;

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) 5637;

Goff: Goff C‑848;


Proctor: Pr 5922;

Others: Sheppard 4932.

LCN: 14424272


Copy number: C-427(1)

On e7r l. 4 of the colophon reads: ‘ . . . prtri de ulmo prepoſit digniſſimi . . . | . . . auguſtas.'; see also GW Anm.

Binding: Parchment over pasteboards; Morelli indicates a Dutch binding.

Size: 226 × 162 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 222 × 157 mm.

A few early marginal notes in a humanist hand, some correcting the text.

Provenance: Bernardus de Scalve (fifteenth/sixteenth century); on a3r an inscription: ‘Ad usum .d. Bernardi de Scalue' in an early hand. Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); Morelli (1787), II lot 2339; sale (1789), lot 7241 for £1. 5. 0. James Robson; A Catalogue of Books, Comprehending Many Libraries, Particularly that of Robert Butler, Esq. and a General Officer, Lately Deceased; also the Valuable Articles at the Pinelli Sale, Intended for Abroad (London, 1791), lot 3025. Michael Wodhull (1740-1816); inscription dated 21 Feb. 1791; on rear endleaf ‘30 Oct. 1798.' John Edmund Severne (1826-1899); sale (1886), lot 801; purchased for £0. 10. 0; see Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.52.

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