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Bod-Inc: G-034

Garlandia, Johannes de

Aequivoca (cum commento) [incipit: ‘Augustus ti to Caesar . . .']


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Garlandia, Johannes de [pseudo-]: Aequivoca. Incipit: ‘[A]ugustus ti to Cesar vel mensis habeto.’ For the authorship see G‑032; John de Garlandia, Morale scolarium, 134; Bursill-Hall, ‘Johannes de Garlandia', 169, no. 8, where it is entitled ‘Liber de homonymis', and Walther, Initia, 1767.

A2r [Commentary on Aequivoca.] Incipit: ‘In superiori libro tractauit autor de Synonymis, quibus sufficienter . . .’ Not listed in Bursill-Hall.


Imprint: London: Richard Pynson, 8 Oct. 1496. 4°.


Collation: A–K8.6 L4.

Types: Types: commentary, 64 G [Duff 3]; text, 95 G [Duff 7] (leaded).}

Leaves: 74 leaves.

Line number: 42 lines (A2r); 36 lines of commentary, 4 lines of text, which, including spacing, is equal to 8 lines of commentary.

Type area: Type area: 141 × 84 mm (A2r).

Illustrations: Printer's device: Pynson 2 (cracked).}


ISTC: ig00074400

Proctor: Pr 9784;

Others: Duff 156; Sheppard 7538; STC 11601.

LCN: 14829002


Copy number: G-034(1)

Bound with:
1. Johannes de Garlandia, Synonyma. London: Richard Pynson, 1496 (G‑043);
3. John Stanbridge, Vocabula. [London]: Wynkyn de Worde, 1510 (STC 23178.3);
4. John Stanbridge, Vulgaria. London: Wynkyn de Worde, [1520?] (STC 23196a);
5. John Stanbridge, Parvulorum institutio. London: Wynkyn de Worde, 1529 (STC 23174);
6. John Stanbridge, Gradus comparationum. Rouen: for J. Cousin, [1536?] (STC 23159a.12).

Binding: English late eighteenth/early nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; rebacked.

Size: 210 × 144 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 204 × 136 mm.

Occasional underlining in the text of item 2.

Provenance: Thomas Frognall (sixteenth century), owned item 4; inscription on A1r of that item: ‘Hic libar partinet ad me Thoma Frognall anen [sic]'. William Ball (sixteenth century); inscriptions on A1r of item 1: ‘Me penes est hvivs possesio vera libelli per me Guilihelum Ballvm'; ‘Hic liber est mevs testes est devs quisqvis furatur per collum pendatur per me Guilihelum Ballvm possessor huius libri finis amen'. Thomas Barlow (1607-1691)(?). Acquired by 1738: see Fysher, Catalogus (1738), I 478 (items 1 and 2).

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: B 19. 15 Linc.; Auct. 2Q 5.23.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.9(2).

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