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Bod-Inc: G-155

Gesta Romanorum


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*2r] [Table of contents.]

a1r Gesta Romanorum [Cap. 1-181]. ‘Ex gestis Romanorum historie notabiles . . .’ See G‑143.

o7r [Colophon.]


Imprint: [Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 4 Mar. 1494]. 4°.


Collation: [*] a–o8.

Remarks: Gathering [*] numbered but not signed.


ISTC: ig00294000

GW: GW 10899;

Hain: H *7748;

Goff: Goff G294;

Proctor: Pr 2089;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑212; Oates 1032; Sheppard 1526.

LCN: 14028547


Copy number: G-155(1)

Leaves g4 and g5 bound in reverse order; wanting the blank leaf o8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century purple morocco; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 223 × 165 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 215 × 159 mm.

Three-line initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of some chapter headings are supplied in red; capitals touched with yellow wash.

Provenance: Ferreolus Locrius (seventeenth century). Arras, Artois, Jesuits; seventeenth-century inscription on a1r: ‘Societatis Iesu Atrebatensis. Ex dono venerabilis domini Ferreolj Locrij ad sanctum Nicolaum Atrebatensem pastoris'. Purchased for £1. 18. 0; see Books Purchased (1832), 10 and Financial Statements (1828-32, Library Records b. 4), no. 16, ‘Books purchased by the Librarian.’

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf.2.16.

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