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Bod-Inc: G-021

Galeottus Martius

Liber de homine.


Analysis of Content

[*2r] Martius, Galeottus: [Prefatory letter addressed to Johannes Vitesius], Cardinal-Archbishop of Esztergom. Incipit: ‘[C]um opus de homine his diebus proxime ellapsis absolutum . . .’

[a1r] Martius, Galeottus: Liber de homine. Incipit: ‘[C]aput dicitur totum illud quod collo substentatur cuius summitas . . .’ Explicit: et pignus amoris See Thorndike–Kibre 191.


Imprint: [Venice: Federicus de Comitibus, Veronensis, c.1471]. 4°.

Remarks: This press was formerly located at Jesi (see BMC VII p. lvi).


Collation: [*2 a–e10 f10+1 g6].


ISTC: ig00041000

Hain: C 2621;

Goff: Goff G‑41;

BMC: BMC VII 1134;

Proctor: Pr 7356;

Others: Osler, IM 23; Sheppard 3360.

LCN: 14550214


Copy number: G-021(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [*1].

Binding: Nineteenth-century English blind- and gold-tooled brown morocco, with gilt-edged leaves; by Clarke and Bedford; name stamped inside front endleaf.

Size: 271 × 189 × 21 mm.

Size of leaf: 261 × 173 mm.

Occasional early marginal annotations; on a1, a contemporary hand extracting key words; towards the end, a later hand excerpting short passages. Manuscript foliation in black ink: 1-67; book numbers in black ink in upper margin.

Epigraphic initials are supplied in red at the beginning of the preface and at the beginning of each book; the book appears to have been washed.

Provenance: Holkham Hall, Norfolk, Earls of Leicester. Purchased in 1953.

SHELFMARK: Holk. d.37.

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