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Bod-Inc: E-047

Eusebius Caesariensis

De evangelica praeparatione.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Georgius Trapezuntius: Preface addressed to Nicolaus V, Pont. Max.] Collectanea Trapezuntiana, 291-3, no. 91.

[a1v] [Eusebius Caesariensis: De evangelica praeparatione. Translated by Georgius Trapezuntius.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uum quid sit Christianismus nescientibus aperire statuerim . . .’ Explicit: magno risu omnium explosi sunt

[o10r] Cornazanus, Antonius: ‘In laudem artificis epigramma'. Incipit: ‘Artis hic et fidei splendet mirabile numen | Quod fama auctores auget honore deos'; 4 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 1470. Folio.


Collation: [a–f10 g12 h–o10].


ISTC: ie00118000

GW: GW 9440;

Hain: H *6699 = 6701;

Goff: Goff E‑118;

BMC: BMC V 167;

Proctor: Pr 4066;

Others: BSB‑Ink E‑115; Essling 71; Collectanea Trapezuntiana, 722 no. 1; Sack, Freiburg, 1380; Sheppard 3238.

LCN: 14864575


Copy number: E-047(1)

Binding: Gold-tooled russia; bound, by C. Kalthoeber (ticket on verso of front endleaf), for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns; gilt-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers. The upper cover detached.

Size: 354 × 250 × 34 mm.

Size of leaf: 340 × 218 mm.

Occasional early marginal annotations.

Initials are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Probably Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), I, no. 369; sale (1789), lot 5281, marked down at £0. 11. 0. Probably bought in by James Edwards, the auctioneer; and bought by the Bodleian from his Catalogue of a Select Collection of Ancient and Modern Books (London, 1780), no. 23, priced at £3. 3. 0. Purchased for £3. 3. 0: see Books Purchased (1790), 2.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. P 3.15.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 2.1.

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