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Bod-Inc: D-054

Dialogus Linguae et Ventris


Analysis of Content

a1r ‘Preambulum'. Incipit: ‘[H]ic libellus qui sancte et iucunde docet . . .’ With interlinear and marginal glosses.

a1r [Ovidius pseudo-; Johannes Salesberiensis pseudo-]: ‘Verba autoris'. PL CXCIX 1005; Carlo Pascal, Letteratura latina medievale (Catania, 1909), 96. See Walther, Initia, 3087 and Walther, Das Streitgedicht in der lateinischen Literatur des Mittelalters, 60-1. Sometimes erroneously attributed to Johannes Salesberiensis, see Pascal 93-4.

a1r Dialogus linguae et ventris. [Also known as Carmen de membris conspirantibus.] PL CXCIX 1005-8; Pascal 96-102; see Walther, Initia, 16068.


Imprint: Paris: [Pierre Le Dru], for Claude Jaumar, [c.1500]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated and assigned by Sheppard. The true distribution of the editions uniformly attributed to Étienne Jehannot by GW (8279, 8280, 8280.5, and 8281) and by others in part to Le Dru is uncertain.


Collation: a6.

Types: Types: 115 G2, title; 95 G, text; 64 G2.

Leaves: Six leaves.

Line number: 36 lines.

Type area: Type area: 148 ×103 mm.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: id00165500

GW: GW 8280?;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Duff 121; Sheppard 6468.

LCN: 14818791


Copy number: D-054(1)

Set up as in GW 8280, including the marginal note: ‘Actor loquitur' on [a6v].

Bound with A‑139; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 190 × 125 mm.

SHELFMARK: Douce O 126(8).

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