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Bod-Inc: E-035

Eucherius, Episcopus Lugdunensis

De contemptu mundi et cultu Dei.


Analysis of Content

a1r Valerius Episcopus [pseudo-; Eucherius, Episcopus Lugdunensis]: De contemptu mundi et cultu Dei.] ‘Epistola . . . ad propinquum suum'. PL L 711-26. The text is here wrongly described as a Latin translation by Rodolphus Agricola from the Greek of Valerius, the correct ascription having been made by Erasmus in the edition of 1517; see the preface edited by P. S. Allen, in Erasmus, Epistolarum opus, 12 vols (Oxford, 1906-58), III 98-101, and note 1.


Imprint: [Deventer]: Jacobus de Breda, [1485-7]. 4°.


Collation: a8 b4.


ISTC: ie00112400

GW: GW 9427/20;

Hain: C 5923;


Proctor: Pr 8973;

Others: Campbell 1699; HPT I 108, II 412; HRL 1986; ILC 966; Oates 3464; Sheppard 6936.

LCN: 14863000


Copy number: E-035(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century yellow pasteboards.

Size: 200 × 146 × 3 mm.

Size of leaf: 194 × 129 mm.

Early marginal notes on a1r.

Provenance: George Dunn (1865-1912); book-label. Bought by Ingram Bywater (1840-1914) at Dunn's sale Feb. 1914, lot 1689, for £5. 0. 0; crest with initials; Elenchus, no. 3845. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. U 9.1.

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