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Bod-Inc: D-043

Dialogi Decem Variorum Auctorum


Analysis of Content

[a1r] ‘Oracio decem dialogorum hoc contentorum volumine materiam breuissime declarans'. Incipit: ‘[R]omani publicis sanxere legibus . . .’ Dated 1473.

[a2r] Isidorus Hispalensis: De spirituali consolatione. [Also known as Synonyma.] PL LXXXIII 827-68. See CPL 1203.

[a10r] Hieronymus [pseudo-; Maximus Taurinensis]: De consolatione infirmorum. PL XXX 61-75 (Epistola 5) and LVII 921-34 (Epistola 1). See CPL 225.

[b9r] Fatius, Bartholomaeus: De vitae felicitate. Dedicated to Alphonsus [II] of Aragon, King [of Naples]. Incipit: ‘[B]artholomeus Facius Roberto Storge viro nobili salutem plurimam dicit. Animaduerti, vir ornatissime, ex litteris tuis . . .’

[e2r] Seneca, Lucius Annaeus [pseudo-]: De remediis fortuitorum. Seneca, Opera quae supersunt, ed. Friedrich Haase, III (Leipzig, 1878), 446-57.

[e7v] Valla, Laurentius: De libero arbitrio. Dedicated to García [Aznarez de Añon], Bishop of Lerida. Laurentius Valla, De libero arbitrio, ed. Maria Anfossi, Opuscoli filosofici, 6 (Florence, 1934).

[f7v] Vegius, Maphaeus: Philalethes. ‘De Alithia et Philalithe dialogus'. Incipit: ‘[M]afeus Vegius Eustachio fratri salutem. Cum repeterem nuper animo . . .’

[g6r] Vegius, Maphaeus: De felicitate ac miseria. Incipit: ‘Palinurus loquitur: [O]bsecro te, o Charon . . .’

[h8v] [Poggius Florentinus]: Contra avaritiam. Dedicated to Franciscus Barbarus. Poggius Florentinus, Opera omnia, with introduction by Riccardo Fubini, I (Turin, 1964), 1-31.

[k8v] Bonaccursius de Montemagno: Controversia de nobilitate. Prose e rime de' due Buonaccorsi da Montemagno, ed. Giovambattista Piozzasco (Florence, 1718), 2-96.

[l8r] [Auriga, Alanus]: Dialogus familiaris Amici et Sodalis super deploratione Gallice calamitatis. ‘Dyalogus consolatorius in quo Anthonius consolatur Bernhardum mesticia affectum ob casu rei publicae'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uid te, fidissime . . .’ Dialogus familiaris Amici et Sodalis super deploratione Gallice calamitatis ab Alano Auriga (Alain Chartier) editus, ed. G. Rosenthal (Halle, 1901), 19-41.

[m9r] ‘Tabula'.


Imprint: [Cologne: Printer of ‘Flores Sancti Augustini' [Johann Veldener?], 1473]. Folio.

Remarks: On the printer see S. Corsten, ‘Caxton in Cologne', Journal of the Printing Historical Society, 11 (1976/7), 1-18.


Collation: [a–m10.]


ISTC: id00145500

Hain: HC *6107;

Goff: Goff I‑180;

BMC: BMC I 235;

Proctor: Pr 1101;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑103; Oates 584-5; Sheppard 828-9; Voulliéme, Köln, 869.

LCN: 14437459


Copy number: D-043(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [m10].

Bound with B‑437(2); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 271 × 200 mm.

On former front pastedown (now raised) and four old endleaves bound at the beginning, early inscription of prayers and of a text in four columns entitled ‘Documenta peroptima sancti Bernardi Clareuall[ensis]', incipit: ‘Si plene vis assequi quod intendis . . .’

As in item 2, headlines, initials, and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes, underlining, and running headlines; pointing hands and nota marks.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q inf. 1.34(1).

Copy number: D-043(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter calf over pasteboards; leather index tabs.

Size: 290 × 215 × 31 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 209 mm.

A few early marginal notes, extracting key words. Bibliographical note signed with the monogram of Samuel Weller Singer on front endleaf.

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

Provenance: Samuel Weller Singer (1783-1858); sale (20 Feb. 1860), lot 1859. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1860), 22.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.71.

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