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Bod-Inc: E-050

Eusebius Caesariensis

De evangelica praeparatione.


Analysis of Content

a2r Bononius Tarvisanus, Hieronymus: [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Errores hominum uetustiorum | Sacris Eusebius libris refellit | Ignoti latebras sinusque ueri | Diuino docet ore praedicatque'; 4 hendecasyllabics.

a2r Bononius Tarvisanus, Hieronymus: ‘Index'.

a4r Georgius Trapezuntius: [Preface addressed to] Nicolaus V, Pont. Max. See E‑047.

a4v Eusebius Caesariensis: De evangelica praeparatione. Translated by Georgius Trapezuntius. Incipit: ‘[C]um quid sit Christianismus nescientibus aperire statuerim . . .’

p7r Bononius Tarvisanus, Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Albertus Vonicus Tarvisanus. Incipit: ‘Magna, Alberte clarissime ac rerum dignarum studiosissime, priscos homines . . .’ Explicit: monumento consecrantes

p7v Bononius Tarvisanus, Hieronymus: ‘Carmen'. Incipit: ‘Eusebius graio tantum sermone loquebar | Nec poteram latiis utilis esse uiris'; 5 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Treviso: Michael Manzolus, 12 Jan. 1480. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–n8.6 o6 p8.


ISTC: ie00121000

GW: GW 9443;

Hain: HC *6702;

Goff: Goff E‑121;

BMC: BMC VI 888;

Proctor: Pr 6474;

Others: BSB‑Ink E‑117; Hillard 781; Collectanea Trapezuntiana, 722 no. 4; Oates 2457; Sheppard 5506.

LCN: 14864514


Copy number: E-050(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and p8.

Binding: Gold-tooled diced russia, by Polwarth (probably John Polwarth the Younger (c.1786-1856)), 1818 (Drury's note); on the binder see Ramsden, London Bookbinders, 116 and Ellic Howe, A List of London Bookbinders 1648-1815 (London, 1950), 77. The upper cover is detached.

Size: 305 × 215 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 293 × 199 mm.

Some marginal annotations.

Epigraphic initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Henry Joseph Thomas Drury (1778-1841); inscription on recto of front endleaf: ‘Coll. perf. H. Drury, Harrow. C.50.2. bd. by Polwarth 1818. good copy. Payne'; sale (1827), lot 1625. Thomas Thorpe (1791-1851); purchased ‘At Wise's 1st auction of Thorpe's Books', lot 278, for £1. 7. 0: see Books Purchased (1832), 8, and Financial Statements (1828-32, Library Records b. 4), no. 16, ‘Books purchased by the Librarian'.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. P 4.18.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 2.5.

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