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Bod-Inc: G-175

Gratia Dei, Johannes Baptista

De confutatione hebraicae sectae.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.] ‘Tabula prophetiarum.’

[*2r] [Table of contents.]

[*4r] Gratia Dei, Johannes Baptista: [Letter addressed to] Bernardinus Carvajal, Cardinal Bishop of Siguenza. Incipit: ‘Reuerendissimo in Christo priori et domino meo observandissimo domino Bernardino Carauagail . . . [P]luribus ac mysticis modis, reverendissime presul . . .’

[*5r] Gratia Dei, Johannes Baptista: [Letter addressed to] ‘Iudei omnibus.’ Incipit: ‘Johannes Baptista Gratia Dei a deo patre et domino nostro Jesu Christo . . . [C]um causas non sperate apud vos conversionis . . .’

A1r Gratia Dei, Johannes Baptista: De confutatione hebraicae sectae. ‘Prophetia prima.’ Incipit: ‘[S]ublimis deus et omnipotens immensa dilectione . . .’ See F. Secret, ‘Les Dominicains et la kabbale chrétienne à la Renaissance', Archivum Fratrum Praedicatorum, 27 (1957), 325.

R7v [Colophon.]


Imprint: Strasbourg: Martin Flach, 20 Sept. 1500. 4°.


Collation: [*6] A–R8.


ISTC: ig00354000

GW: GW 11346;

Hain: HC *7879;

Goff: Goff G‑354;

BMC: BMC I 157;

Proctor: Pr 719;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑251; Hillard 902; Oates 261; Rhodes 850; Sheppard 527-8.

LCN: 14553105


Copy number: G-175(1)

Wanting the blank leaf R8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over pasteboards; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 203 × 145 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 197 × 136 mm.

Manuscript annotations throughout in Latin and Hebrew, possibly by M. Johannes Maceius, providing some headings and biblical references, and extracting some key words.

Provenance: M. Johannes Maceius (mid-sixteenth century); on [*1r]: ‘Sum M. Joh. Maceij' in a mid-sixteenth-century hand. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix; the shelfmark indicates that this may be a duplicate from Munich, Royal Library, acquired in 1850.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.46.

Copy number: G-175(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled pasteboards; bound for the Bodleian Library. Title across and along the fore-edge and shelfmark in the middle part of the fore-edge.

Size: 212 × 141 × 21 mm.

Size of leaf: 203 × 134 mm.

List of biblical passages annotated on R8v, and some underlining, possibly by Selden.

Provenance: John Selden (1584-1654); his motto on [*1r]; not found in MS. Broxb. 84. 10. Presented in 1659.

SHELFMARK: 4° B 15 Th. Seld.

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