Flores Poetarum de Virtutibus et Vitiis, Sive Sententiae
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[*8v] [Note explaining that at the end of book 9 only chapter headings of book 10 have been given as the same text is found in the last book of Alanus, Anticlaudianus. The note refers to o8r, as ‘superius', but the title-page makes this order unlikely.]
[*8v] ‘Nomina poetarum qui hic allegantur'. An alphabetical list of names with explanatory note.
a1r Flores poetarum de virtutibus et vitiis, sive Sententiae. Incipit: ‘[H]oc quicumque cupis carmen cognoscere lector'. See Walther, Initia, 8329.
Imprint: [Cologne]: Johann Koelhoff the Elder, 1490. 4°.
Collation: [*8] a8 b–m6 n o8. Gathering [*] numbered, but not signed.
GW: GW 10074;
Hain: H *7179 = HC 7180;
Goff: Goff F‑223;
BMC: BMC I 229;
Proctor: Pr 1082;
Others: BSB‑Ink F‑156; Oates 557; Sheppard 820; Voulliéme, Köln, 418.
Copy number: F-075(1)
After o8 is inserted a cutting of a woodcut depicting an angel holding two coats of arms ascribed, in a pencil note, to ‘J. Wolff, Basle'.
Binding: Eighteenth-century plain calf with gold fillets on both covers, rebacked.
Size: 203 × 150 × 18 mm.
Size of leaf: 197 × 140 mm.
Provenance: Purchased for £0. 18. 0; see Books Purchased (1851), 58.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.58.
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