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Bod-Inc: G-148

Gesta Romanorum


Analysis of Content

a2r Gesta Romanorum [Cap. 1-136, 138-63, 137, 164-81]. ‘Ex gestis Romanorum hystorie notabiles . . .’ See G‑143.

hh5r [Colophon.]

ii1r [Table of contents.]


Imprint: [Louvain: Johannes de Westfalia, 1477-83]. 4°.


Collation: a–x8 y z6 aa–gg8 hh6 ii kk8.


ISTC: ig00284900

GW: GW 10883;

Hain: C 2715;

BMC: BMC IX 148;

Proctor: Pr 9269;

Others: Campbell 825a; HPT I 59, II 436; ILC 1096; Sheppard 7115.

LCN: 14110848


Copy number: G-148(1)

Wanting the gatherings ii, kk, containing the table of contents, and the blank leaves a1 and hh6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century light brown quarter calf over paper boards.

Size: 210 × 142 × 49 mm.

Size of leaf: 203 × 140 mm.

A six-line initial is supplied in red with reserved white decoration on a2r. Two- and three-line initials, some with reserved white decoration, paragraph marks, underlining of chapter headings, and capital strokes are supplied in red.

Provenance: Dr Lucas (nineteenth century); pencil annotation on the rear pastedown: ‘Dr. Lucas' Sale, Dec. 1825, Lovain, 6 flor.’ Acquired between 1835 and 1847; see Catalogus (1843), Appendix 364.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.16.

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