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Bod-Inc: G-010

Gaguinus, Robertus

De mundissimo virginis Mariae conceptu.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Gaguinus, Robertus: ‘Prohemium' [addressed to] Arnoldus Bostius. Incipit: ‘[D]icisti me tandem, Bosti, iugi ac pene . . .’

a2r Gaguinus, Robertus: ‘Decertatio Gaguini contra Vincentium' [Vincentius Bandellus. Also known as De mundissimo virginis Mariae conceptu.] ‘[S]ic animus tulerat scriptis non prodere mentem | Nec sevis Bosti dentibus arma dare . . .’


Imprint: Paris: Félix Baligault, [c.1496]. 8°.

Remarks: Dated from the device by Labarre. GW dates [c.1494], and Sheppard [1497?].


Collation: a8 b6.

Types: Types: Sheppard records types as: 180 G, 96 G, 75 GB (not before 1497), and 99 B.


ISTC: ig00018600

GW: GW 10457;

Proctor: Pr 8275;

Others: Albert Labarre, ‘La Marque de l'imprimeur parisien Félix Baligault comme element de datation', in Gb Jb (1964), 305-11, at 309, no. 24; Sheppard 6441.

LCN: 14831387


Copy number: G-010(1)

Bound with A‑277; see there for details of binding.

Size of leaf: 186 × 125 mm.

Provenance: On the title-page of item 1 is a fifteenth/sixteenth-century capital ‘R'. The whole volume acquired by 1605: see James, Catalogus (1605), 321 which gives the same shelfmark for the volume as it has today: ‘Faustus de Neapol. victoria cum aliis in 4°. F1'. Probably the copy mentioned in the Benefactors' Register I 9, given in 1600 by George Carey, 2nd Lord Hunsdon (1547-1603), mentioned as ‘Decertatio Gaguini contra Vincent.’

SHELFMARK: 4° F 1(2) Art.

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