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Bod-Inc: F-009


Liber Faceti docens mores hominum [Latin and German].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Facetus Cum nihil utilius. Latin.] ‘Liber Faceti de moribus iuuenum'. See F‑005.

a2r Brant, Sebastian: [Facetus Cum nihil utilius. German.] Sebastian Brants Narrenschiff, ed. Friedrich Zarncke (Leipzig, 1854), 131-53; see also Carl Schröder, Der deutsche Facetus, Palaestra, 86 (Berlin, 1911), 242-5; see VL I 992-1005, at 997.

c3v [First colophon.]

c4r Brant, Sebastian: ‘Ad studiose indolis pueros'. Incipit: ‘Has cape, digne puer, normas virtutis amenas | Ex quibus insistas moribus (oro) bonis'; 11 elegiac distichs.

c4r [Second colophon.]


Imprint: [Basel]: Johann Bergmann de Olpe, 1499. 4°.


Collation: a8 b c4.

Remarks: Collation as in GW; BMC collates a b8.

Illustrations: Woodcut on a1r: see Schreiber.


ISTC: if00042400

GW: GW 9699;

Hain: HCR 6895;


Proctor: Pr 7785;

Others: Schreiber V 3971; Sheppard 2565. Sébastien Brant. 500e anniversaire de La Nef des Folz (Basel, 1994), 79-80.

LCN: 14385220


Copy number: F-009(1)

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

Size: 205 × 145 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 132 mm.

An early scribble on c4v.

Woodcut partly coloured in yellow and red.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1860), 26.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.65.

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