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Bod-Inc: E-042

Eusebius Caesariensis

Historia ecclesiastica.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Hieronymus [pseudo-; Rufinus, Tyrannius]: ‘Prologus'. See E‑041.

[a1v] ‘Capitula libri primi.’

[a1v] Eusebius Caesariensis: Historia ecclesiastica (books 1-9). Translated by Tyrannius Rufinus. ed. Schwartz and Mommsen, I 7-507, II 519-903.

[m1r] Hieronymus [pseudo-; Rufinus, Tyrannius]: ‘Prologus'. ed. Schwartz and Mommsen, II 957.

[m1r] ‘Capitula libri decimi'.

[m1v] Eusebius Caesariensis [pseudo-; Rufinus, Tyrannius]: Historia ecclesiastica (books 10-11). ed. Schwartz and Mommsen, II 960-1040.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Heinrich Eggestein, before 17 Feb. 1476]. Folio and 4°.

Remarks: On the date, see the date of the manuscript index, below. Hillard dates [not after 1475].


Collation: [a–g10 h6+1 i8 k–n10 o4].

Remarks: Gatherings [e–l] and [n–o] are in folio.


ISTC: ie00125000

GW: GW 9435;

Hain: HC, Addenda *6708;

Goff: Goff E‑125;

BMC: BMC I 73;

Proctor: Pr 289;

Others: BSB‑Ink E‑110; Hillard 783; Oates 121; Sack, Freiburg, 1376; Sheppard 204.

LCN: 14386765


Copy number: E-042(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 296 × 217 × 31 mm.

Size of leaf: 283 × 203 mm.

On [o4r-v] a manuscript index, ‘Registrum ordine alphabeti precedentis libri secundum quod semel perlegendum confeci', completed and dated 17 Feb. 1476: ‘Explicit anno 1476 in crastino iuliane [ ]'. Early marginal notes and pointing hands. Textual corrections, including abbreviation marks, supplied in black ink.

On [g10v] cropped foliate decoration is supplied in the outer margin in red and black ink. In the lower margin of [h6r] a human face drawn in red and black ink. Two- to eight-line initials, some with pen-work infill and decoration in black ink, are supplied in red. Capital strokes in red. Early manuscript foliation (1-127) and running book numbers supplied in black ink.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label: see sale (1835), lot 1565. Purchased for £13. 0. 0: see Books Purchased (1835), 10.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 2.7.

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