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Bod-Inc: F-005


Liber Faceti docens mores hominum.


Analysis of Content

A1v ‘Ethica Faceti morosi'. Incipit: ‘[S]eneca in libro de quatuor virtutibus in capitulo de continentia dicit: “Sermones vtiles magis quam facetos et affabiles ama . . .”  ‘

A2r [Facetus Cum nihil utilius.] ‘Liber Faceti'. Carl Schröder, Der deutsche Facetus, Palaestra, 86 (Berlin, 1911), 14-28. Leopold Zatočil, Cato a Facetus. Pojednání a texty. Zu den deutschen Cato- und Facetusbearbeitungen. Untersuchungen und Texte, Spisy Masarykovy university v Brně, Filosofická fakulta, 48 (Brno, 1952), 287-93; Walther, Initia, 3692. Hexameters alternate with the commentary; see VL II 700-3, at 701-2 no. II; and Henkel, Schultexte, 245-8.

A2r [Commentary.] ‘Faceti glosa'. Incipit: ‘[H]ic autor ponit prohemium sui libri, in quo ipse ostendit que fuerit causa mouens ipsum ad hoc opus peragendum . . .’


Imprint: Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, [c.1492]. 4°.


Collation: A B6 C4.

Illustrations: Accipies woodcut on A1v, see Schreiber–Heitz no. 18.


ISTC: if00036000

GW: GW 9676;

Hain: R 2411;

Goff: Goff F‑36;

Proctor: Pr 1396;

Others: BSB‑Ink F‑41; Schramm VIII p. 21; Schreiber V 3965; Sheppard 1002; Voulliéme, Köln, 1011.

LCN: 14380956


Copy number: F-005(1)

Wanting the blank leaf C4.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 204 × 140 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 194 × 130 mm.

Provenance: Former shelfmark: ‘U.l.A. 21'. Purchased bound with a number of sixteenth-century books for £12. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1853), 24.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Arch. Bodl. A. II.132.

SHELFMARK: Vet. D1 e. 29.

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