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Bod-Inc: G-197

Gregorius I, Pont. Max.

Dialogorum libri quattuor.


Analysis of Content

a2r Gregorius I, Pont. Max.: Dialogorum libri quattuor. See G‑193.

m5r ‘Tabula capitulorum.’


Imprint: [Paris: Georg Wolf, c.1489-91]. 4°.

Remarks: As assigned and dated by GW, and assigned by Sheppard; Sheppard dates [c.1490].


Collation: a–m8.


ISTC: ig00402000

GW: GW 11400;

Hain: C 2783;

Goff: Goff G‑402;

Proctor: Pr 7874A;

Others: Sheppard 6360.

LCN: 14556358


Copy number: G-197(1)

Bound with:
1. Gregorius I, Pont. Max., Pastorale, sive Regula pastoralis. [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Berthold Rembolt, Georg Wolf, or Georg Wolf alone, c.1490] (G‑226).

Binding: Twentieth-century half dark blue morocco, with blue cloth; bound for the Bodleian Library. Given that the decoration in the two items is in the same style, this suggests that the two were probably travelling together from soon after c.1491, but were subsequently split up (probably by Baer).

Size: 206 × 144 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 132 mm.

Occasional marginal annotations.

Two-line to seven-line initials, many with extensions into the margins, are supplied in red. Apparently in the same style as the decoration in item 1. Early manuscript title on the blank leaf a1r.

Provenance: Purchased from Joseph Baer & Co., 1 June 1900, Catalogue 424, no. 245 or 246, for 32 or 30 Marks; see Library Bills (1900).

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. F1.4(2).

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