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Bod-Inc: C-432

Conradus de Mure

Fabularius, seu Repertorium vocabulorum.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] [Title-page.] ‘Repertorium, vocabulorum equisitorum(i.e.exquisitorum)'.’

[a1v] [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Vnde liber venerit presens, si forte requiras | quidve noui referat perlege quod sequitur'; 5 elegiac distichs.

[a2r] Conradus [de Mure: Fabularius seu] Repertorium vocabulorum. [Prologus]. Incipit: ‘[C]vm in Ouidianis et metricis aliorum poetarum figmentis . . .’ See VL V 236-44, at 241-2 no. 5.

[a7v] Conradus [de Mure: Fabularius seu] Repertorium vocabulorum. ‘Genealogia super fabulas auctorum'.’ Incipit: ‘[S]ane biceps qui clusius atque patulcius idem'.

[b4r] Conradus [de Mure: Fabularius seu] Repertorium vocabulorum. ‘Fabule auctorum secundum ordinem alphabeti'.’ Incipit: ‘[A]bas est proprium nomen centhauri . . .’


Imprint: Basel: Berthold Ruppel, [c.1470]. Folio.

Remarks: K. Ohly, ‘Die Anfänge des Buchdrucks in Basel', ZfB 57 (1940), 259 dates [c.1475]; Sack, Freiburg dates [c.1473/4].


Collation: [a–d10 e12 f–n10 o p8].


ISTC: ic00855000

GW: GW 7424;

Hain: H *11642;

Goff: Goff C‑855;


Proctor: Pr 7448;

Others: Sack, Freiburg, 1092; Sheppard 2299-300.

LCN: 14426034


Copy number: C-432(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [p8].

Binding: Eighteenth-century green morocco; the spine gold-tooled with red title- and imprint-panels; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; for similar bindings see also C‑106(1) and C‑287(1), both from the MacCarthy Reagh collection.

Size: 285 × 210 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 278 × 195 mm.

In gatherings [a]–[e] initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Probably Justin, comte MacCarthy Reagh (1744-1811). Purchased from Payne and Foss for £10. 10. 0; ‘Purchased 1825' on front endleaf; ‘P and F 1825' in ‘Catalogus Bibliothecae Novae', fol. 174v; see Books Purchased (1825), 19.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 1.9.

Copy number: C-432(2)

Wanting the blank leaf [p8].

Binding: Nineteenth-century half tan morocco with marbled paper boards, the spine gold-tooled, bound for Bywater.

Size: 288 × 215 × 29 mm.

Size of leaf: 280 × 204 mm.

A few marginal notes.

On [a1v] a paragraph mark with foliate extensions is supplied in red. On [a2r] a four-line ‘C' supplied in blue with pen-flourishing in red; reserved white foliate decoration within the area defined by the letter; heading in red.

Provenance: On [a1r] an inscription: ‘Theodericj de Plemgen', probably the humanist Dietrich von Plieningen or Pleningen (†1520). Biburg, Bavaria, Jesuits; on [a1r] an inscription: ‘Collegij Beybergæ'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; erased inscriptions: ‘Duplum' and no. ‘3334' on [a1r]. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 962. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. D 1.14.

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