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Bod-Inc: G-042

Garlandia, Johannes de



Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Garlandia, Johannes de: Synonyma. Incipit: ‘[A]d mare ne videar latices deferre camino.’ For the authorship see Haureau, ‘Oeuvres authentiques', 58-64; M. Kurz, Die Synonyma des Johannes de Garlandia, Jahresbericht des K. K. Staatsgymnasium in IX. Bezirk in Wien (Vienna, 1885), 1-32; see Bursill-Hall 170, no. 15, and Walther, Initia, 374; VL IV 617; Henkel, Schultexte, 269-70.

a2r Galfridus Anglicus: [Commentary on Synonyma.] Incipit: ‘Cum omnis libri diuissio sit vtilis ad faciliorem acceptionem ad euidentiam . . .’ See Bursill-Hall 171, no. 15c and Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 324.


Imprint: Paris: Wolfgang Hopyl, for Nicolaus Lecomte, 23 Nov. 1494. 4°.


Collation: a–k6 l4.


ISTC: ig00085500

Hain: HC 7477;


Proctor: Pr 8134;

Others: Duff 160; Oates 3030; Sheppard 6345; STC 11608a.7.

LCN: 14830519


Copy number: G-042(1)

Variant title, a1r, l. 5: ‘phie atqƺ diligentiſſime Pariſii | correcta et impreſſa. ||’ Sheet b3.4 transposed in binding, also sheets g2.5 and g3.4.

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) English calf, with gold-tooled spine. Spine and covers badly worn; a gold urn stamp on the spine; the upper cover loose.

Size: 189 × 137 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 183 × 126 mm.

Some early notes in English hands, also pen-trials and scribbles. On the last leaf an inscription in English ending ‘ . . . by the yere iii£ iiijs.’

Provenance: ‘Jacobus', fifteenth/sixteenth-century inscription on the last leaf. John Gregory Symson (sixteenth century); cropped signature on f6r: ‘Johannes Gregorius Symson'. Dr Lord(?); note on the front pastedown, attributed in a pencil note to ‘Dr. Lord'(?). George Chalmers (1742-1825); armorial book-plate. Purchased for £0. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1841), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.51.

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