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Bod-Inc: C-510


Speculum sapientiae.


Analysis of Content

a2r Cyrillus [pseudo-; Boniohannes de Messana]: Speculum sapientiae. Incipit: ‘[S]ecundum Aristotelis sententiam in probleumatibus suis . . .’ See C‑507.

i6v ‘Tabula'.

i8v [Definition of ‘appologus'.] Incipit: ‘Appologus est sermo dubius . . .’


Imprint: [Paris]: Georg Mittelhus, [between 1494 and 1500]. 8°.

Remarks: Dated [between 1494 and 1500] by Hillard, [c.1497] by GW.


Collation: a–i8.

Illustrations: Woodcut initial on i8v.


ISTC: ic01020000

GW: GW 7893;

Hain: C 1865;

Goff: Goff C‑1020;


Proctor: Pr 8119;

Others: Hillard 703; Sack, Freiburg, 1207; Sheppard 6337-9.

LCN: 14816601


Copy number: C-510(1)

Bound with:
1. Jacobus de Gruytrode, Colloquium peccatoris et crucifixi Jesu Christi. Paris: Guy Marchant for Jean Petit, 29 Mar. 1497 (J‑016);
2. Isidorus Hispalensis, De summo bono. Paris: Étienne Jehannot, for Jean Petit, 27 Aug. ‘1495' [1497] (I‑033);
4. Johannes Watton, Speculum Christiani. Paris: Georg Mittelhus, 23 Jan. ‘1486' [1496/7] (S‑263B).

Binding: Parchment; the edges of the leaves are red.

Size: 144 × 100 × 49 mm.

Size of leaf: 140 × 97 mm.

Some initials are supplied in a modern imitation of medieval illumination.

Provenance: Oldemar[ ]; on a1r of item 1 ‘A la librarie de Oldemar[ ]'. Franciscus de Bezanbres(?); frater Petrus; on rear endleaf cancelled inscriptions: ‘Sum francisci de bezanbres(?)', ‘Sum fratris Petri M[ ]' and ‘Sum fratris [ ]'. Philippe le Maistre; on rear endleaf uncancelled inscription: ‘F. Philippus le Maistre'. Date of acquistion unknown; the shelfmark may indicate a date in the 1880s.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 3.2(3).

Copy number: C-510(2)

Bound with A‑273; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 128 × 90 mm.

SHELFMARK: Douce 4(1).

Copy number: C-510(3)

Bound with A‑462; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 126 × 86 mm.

Wanting leaf i8.

SHELFMARK: Tanner 11(5).

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