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Bod-Inc: D-046

Dialogus Creaturarum Moralisatus


Analysis of Content

[*2r] ‘Prefacio in librum qui dicitur dyalogus creaturarum moralizatus'. See D‑044.

[*2v] ‘Prima tabula insinuans naturas et efficacias singularum creaturarum secundum modum persuasiuum'. See D‑044.

[*4v] ‘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, 6 June 1481.Folio.


Collation: [*4 **6] a–l8 m6.

Illustrations: 122 woodcuts; woodcut initial and border.


ISTC: id00159150

Hain: HC 6125;

Goff: Goff N‑152;


Proctor: Pr 8924;

Others: Campbell 561; HPT II 417; ILC 704; Sheppard 6897.

LCN: 14817178


Copy number: D-046(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [*1].

Binding: Quarter parchment.

Size: 284 × 205 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 272 × 189 mm.

A few early marginal annotations and nota marks; pointing hands in red crayon, also some drawings in the margins. On m6v: ‘Omnia si perdas famam servare memento | Quia semel amissa postead nullus dat'.

Woodcuts, borders, and device are coloured in blue, red, green, and yellow. Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Wilhelm Johannes Rauenh[ ]; on [*2r] an inscription: ‘Hic liber pertinet ad Dominum Wilhelmum Johannis Rauenh[ ] de Ager'. Purchased for £4. 6. 0; see Books Purchased (1860), 22.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 3.35.

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