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Bod-Inc: D-045

Dialogus Creaturarum Moralisatus


Analysis of Content

[*1r] ‘Prefacio in librum qui dicitur dyalogus creaturarum moralizatus'. See D‑044.

[*1v] ‘Prima tabula insinuans naturas et efficacias singularum creaturarum secundum modum persuasiuum'. See D‑044.

[*3v] ‘Secunda tabula huius libri demonstrans in ordine alphabetico singulas materias circa quas quilibet dyalogorum versatur'. See D‑044.

a2r [Nicolaus Pergamenus?; Mayno de Mayneriis/Magninus Mediolanensis?]: Dialogus creaturarum moralisatus. See D‑044.


Imprint: Gouda: Gerard Leeu, 3 June 1480. Folio.


Collation: [*6 **4] a–l8 m6.

Illustrations: 122 woodcuts; woodcut initial and border.


ISTC: id00159100

Hain: HC 6124;

Goff: Goff N‑151;


Proctor: Pr 8920;

Others: Boekdrukkunst (1973), 128; Campbell–Kronenberg 560; HPT II 417; ILC 703; Oates 3390-1; Schäfer 230; Sheppard 6891.

LCN: 14817204


Copy number: D-045(1)

At the end are bound the first four leaves of a fifteenth/sixteenth-century manuscript of a Latin-French vocabulary.

Wanting the blank leaves [*1] and a1 and the lower portion of the last leaf, the text printed under line 3 and the woodcut supplied in manuscript facsimile.

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled calf; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 294 × 205 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 281 × 194 mm.

On [*1r] a 13-line initial is supplied in interlocked red and blue with reserved white decoration and pen-flourishing in red; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

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

SHELFMARK: Douce 241.

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