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Bod-Inc: D-091

Dionysius de Burgo Sancti Sepulcri

Commentarii in Valerium Maximum.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Dionysius de Burgo Sancti Sepulcri: Commentarii in Valerium Maximum. Dedicated to Johannes de Columna, Cardinal deacon of St Angelus. Incipit: ‘[R]everendo in Cristo patri et suo domino speciali . . . Vrbis Rome etc. Valerius huic operi suo primum prohemium ponit . . .’ See Zumkeller 234.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: The R‑Printer (Johann Mentelin and Adolf Rusch), before 7 Feb. 1474/5]. Folio.

Remarks: The Bodleian copy has an ownership inscription dated 7 Feb. 1474; Polain dates [not after 1 June 1480].


Collation: [a–d10 e f8 g h10 i8 k10 l m8 n10 o8 p q10 r8 s6 t–y10 z6 A8 B–D10 E–G8 H–L10 M6 N–Q10 R S8.]


ISTC: id00242000

GW: GW 8411;

Hain: HC *4103;

Goff: Goff D‑242;

BMC: BMC I 63;

Proctor: Pr 237;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑173; Oates 97; Rhodes 688; Sheppard 224.

LCN: 14341259


Copy number: D-091(1)

Line 2 on [a2r] ends with a hyphen, not a full stop; see GW Anm. 1. Sheet [B5.6] is in duplicate.

Binding: Green sheep over wooden boards; title and name of owner cut in the leather of the lower cover; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; two clasps lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover.

Size: 305 × 210 × 88 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 202 mm.

A few early marginal notes.

Provenance: John Gunthorpe (†1498), Dean of Wells; on [a2r] an inscription: ‘Liber m. J. gunthorp decani Wellen[sis] 7a febr. anno Christi 1474'; name cut in the leather of the lower cover. On [a2r] an inscription: ‘W. Hanley' in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand. Gilbert Hawthorn (1573- after 1618); on [a2r] an inscription: ‘Gilbertus Hauthorn'. Edmond Rowe (sixteenth century); on [a1r] an inscription: ‘Edmonde Rowe'. On [a1r] an inscription in a sixteenth century hand: ‘Joseph Hill'. Acquired by 1620; see James, Catalogus (1620), 504, shelfmark: B 5.14 Art; possibly the copy which was listed in James, Catalogus (1605), 403, shelfmarked: V 1.7 [Art].

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: B 5.15 Art; A 1.20 Art.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 4.4.

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