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Bod-Inc: G-029

Gambilionibus, Angelus de

Tractatus de maleficiis.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Bonfrancischis, Augustinus: [Letter addressed to] Hercules d'Este, Duke of Ferrara. Incipit: ‘Etsi multis uariisque contemplatione tue excellentie occupationibus publicis . . .’

[a1r] Bonfrancischis, Augustinus: ‘Additiones . . . super maleficiis.’ Incipit: ‘[H]ec est quedam inquisitio. Dicit hic dominus Angelus . . .’ At the end, the ‘Addditiones' are dated 1477. See Maffei 142-5.

[F1r] Leutis, Antonius a: ‘Tabula.’

[I5r] ‘Repertorium uerborum.’

[I5r] [Note on the use of other alphabetical tables.] Incipit: ‘Aliam tabulam alphabetalem, quam aliquis forte necessariam esse arbitratur, ne idem per idem sepius repetatur, appositam minime inuenies quoniam prima satis copiosa est habenti aliquid iuris fundamentum.’

[I5r] [Instructions for the tables.] Incipit: ‘Ordinem autem hunc in numero columnarum signando seruabis, nam si uerbum non capit in sui principio mediam columnam non incohabis ab illa sed ab immediate subsquenti signare columnas.’

[I6r] [Gambilionibus, Angelus de]: Tractatus de maleficiis. Incipit: ‘Hec est quedam inquisitio, que sit et fieri . . .’ See G‑028.


Imprint: [Ferrara]: Severinus Ferrariensis, not before 1477. Folio.

Remarks: 1477 is the date of composition of the commentary by Augustinus de Bonfrancischis. The printer is named as ‘Seuerinus f.' on [I5r].


Collation: [a10 b c8 d6 e f8 g10 h i8 k10 l8 m6 n–r8 s–v6 x-z A8 B6 C D8 E F10 G6 H10 I6].

Remarks: Collation as GW. Sheppard collated according to the apparently misbound Bodleian copy.


ISTC: ig00060500

GW: GW 10524;

Hain: HR 3581;

Proctor: Pr 5744;

Others: Sheppard 4784.

LCN: 13912351


Copy number: G-029(1)

Gatherings F–I bound before gathering a. In several cases, text added (stamped?) with signes de renvoi, for example, on [o2v], sometimes in the form of comments (e.g. on [k8r]), sometimes correcting or filling in omissions (e.g. on [o2v]); also corrections by erasure, with text then stamped in over the erasure, for example, on [p7r].

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with one metal clasp and remains of a second; corner-pieces and bosses lost. On both covers triple fillets form concentric intersecting frames; inside the outer frame on the lower cover is a repeated unframed star stamp and a small flower-petal stamp, on the upper cover the same stamps and a rosette stamp. On both covers triple fillets form an inner rectangle, which is subdivided by further triple fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments, decorated with the star stamp, the rosette stamp, and, on the lower cover, also the flower-petal stamp and a small hexagonal star stamp. On the lower edge abbreviated author and title in red, on the upper edge the same in black, both in a contemporary hand: ‘Ang. In mal.’

Size: 446 × 290 × 80 mm.

Size of leaf: 431 × 274 mm.

Some early marginal notes, pointing hands, and ‘nota' marks.

Partial rubrication: on [I4v] seven paragraph marks are supplied in red. Early manuscript foliation in red ink: 1-220.

Provenance: Purchased in 1863 for £5. 0. 0; see Invoice Book (1862-4, Library Records d. 430) under ‘Bonfranciscus'.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 2.18.

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