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Bod-Inc: E-016

Epistola de Miseria Curatorum


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.]

[a2r] ‘Epistola de miseria curatorum seu plebanorum'. Incipit: ‘[S]ecurum est semper (scriptura teste) . . .’


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Prüss, before 25 Oct. 1489]. 4°.

Remarks: Polain dates [c.1488-93].


Collation: [a8].

Illustrations: One woodcut; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ie00052100

GW: GW 9347;

Hain: H *6611;

Goff: Goff E‑53;

BMC: BMC I 125;

Proctor: Pr 559;

Others: BSB‑Ink E‑74; Polain 1414; Sack, Freiburg, 1363; Schreiber V 3904; Sheppard 418; Facsimile: Publication de la Société Bibliophile d'Alsace, 5 [Strasbourg, c.1965].

LCN: 14865563


Copy number: E-016(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century black cloth; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 200 × 141 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 189 × 130 mm.

Provenance: Purchased in 1884; dated accession stamp; probably the item referred to in the invoice from Camille Vyt, Ghent, 4 Nov. 1884 ‘Epistola', bought for 4 Francs; shelfmarked next to another book of same probable provenance, E‑070.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.52.

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