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Bod-Inc: D-047

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, 31 Aug. 1482. Folio.


Collation: [*4 **6] a–l8 m6.

Illustrations: 122 woodcuts; woodcut initial.


ISTC: id00159250

Hain: HC 6127;

Goff: Goff N‑154;


Proctor: Pr 8929;

Others: Campbell 562; HPT II 417; ILC 705; Sheppard 6903.

LCN: 14818737


Copy number: D-047(1)

Bound with:
2. Guilelmus Parisiensis, Postilla super epistolas et evangelia. Cologne: [Ulrich Zell], 16 July 1482 (G‑322).

Wanting the blank leaf [*1].

Binding: Seventeenth-century (Oxford) calf; ornamental centre-pieces on both covers, see Ker, Pastedowns centre-pieces pl. vii, no. xi; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library superimposed on the upper cover; two ties lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover.

Size: 272 × 205 × 53 mm.

Size of leaf: 268 × 184 mm.

On a1r of item 2, in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century English hand, a tabular analysis of the four senses of the Bible: ‘Sacra scriptura potest exponi quatuor modis, scilicet Historice, Allegorice, Tropoloce(!) Anagogice. Historia est narratio . . .' Some other marginal annotations, including corrections to the text and numbers as ‘nota' marks. On a1v, e1r, e4r, i4r, i8v, k7v, l5v, and l8r of item 1 memoranda in an early English hand containing the names of Elizabeth Ledwell(?), widow, Thomas Moore and Elizabeth Gibbes, John Wekyn, Hugo Esten' and Robert Lanranc', Rycharde Sytm'.

Provenance: Acquired before 1620; see James, Catalogue (1620), 162.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: G 6. 6 Th.; D 2. 14 Th.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 4.17(1).

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