Eyb, Albertus de
Analysis of Content
[a2r] ‘Tabula siue registrum presentis operis'. [Table of contents.]
[a3v] ‘Inueniendarum auctoritatum tabula'. [Alphabetical index.]
[c2r] Eyb, Albertus de: [Letter addressed to] Johannes II von Pfalz-Simmern, Bishop of Münster. Incipit: ‘Optasti sepenumero, reuerende pater ac princeps illustrissime, heroicarum cultor virtutum ut si quando . . .’ See E‑082.
[c2v] Eyb, Albertus de: Margarita poetica. Incipit: ‘[B]ene esset, uir illustrissime, quod quoniam omnis eloquentie et perfecte elocutionis . . .’ See E‑082.
Imprint: Rome: Ulrich Han, 20 Dec. 1475. Folio.
Collation: [a10 b8 c–g10 h8 i–m10 n6 o8 p–z10 A12 B–I10 K12].
GW: GW 9530;
Hain: HC *6819;
Goff: Goff E‑171;
BMC: BMC IV 25;
Proctor: Pr 3364;
Others: BSB‑Ink E‑153; Oates 1378; Sheppard 2685.
Copy number: E-083(1)
Leaf [c2r] is in the variant setting noted in GW Anm.
Size: 323 × 230 × 65 mm.
Size of leaf: 317 × 208 mm.
Early foliation in brown ink. Occasional early marginal notes in a humanist hand, mainly extracting key words.
Provenance: Philippus Fortiguerra; on [a2r] an inscription: ‘Philippi Fortiguerrae' in an early hand; copied onto thin strip of paper inserted in the volume. John Mordaunt Johnson (1776?-1815); Catalogue of the Select and Valuable Collection of Rare Specimens of Early Typography and Ancient Manuscripts of John Mordaunt Johnson, Esq. (London: Evans, 2 June 1817), lot 90. Purchased by Heber for £0. 12. 0, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); stamp and note: ‘Bought at Johnsons Sale by Evans . . . Rodd 1817'; see Catalogue, 2 (1834), lot 2251, sold for £1. 0. 0. J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837), 1835; signature dated 1835 and note dated ‘14/2/36' on the endleaf; purchased at his sale (1837), lot 195, for £0. 6. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 13.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 4.41.
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