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Bod-Inc: F-007


Liber Faceti docens mores hominum.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Poem.] Incipit: ‘Moribus vt placeas morosi dogma Faceti'; 2 elegiac distichs.

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

A2r [Facetus Cum nihil utilius.] ‘Liber Faceti'. See F‑005.

A2r [Commentary.] 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.1496]. 4°.


Collation: A B6 C4.


ISTC: if00037500

GW: GW 9681;

Goff: Goff, Supplement, F‑37a;

Proctor: Pr 1437;

Others: Sheppard 1061; Voulliéme, Köln, 1013 = 1014.

LCN: 14380870


Copy number: F-007(1)

Bound with:
2. D[ominicus] Mancinus, De quattuor virtutibus [London: R. Pynson, c.1520] (STC 17241).

Wanting the blank leaf C4.

Binding: English eighteenth-century(?) half calf.

Size: 189 × 135 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 182 × 130 mm.

Provenance: William Wargrave (fl. 1486-1498); on d8v of item 2, deleted inscription: ‘Wilhelmo Wargrabe priori beate . . . liber constat monasterio Radingensi'. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce F 205(1).

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