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Bod-Inc: G-250

Griffus, Leonardus

De creatione regia.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Griffus, Leonardus: De creatione regia. Incipit: ‘[C]um genus humanum primi delicta presentis | Damnassent stigie tempus in omne neci'; verse.


Imprint: Paris: Félix Baligault, 1498. 4°.


Collation: a6 b4.


ISTC: ig00488200

GW: GW 11521;

Hain: H 4535 (II); C 2789;


Proctor: Pr 8262;

Others: Hillard 930; Sheppard 6443.

LCN: 14555444


Copy number: G-250(1)

Binding: Quarter parchment; marbled paper boards.

Size: 196 × 140 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 188 × 137 mm.

On a3r in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand, ‘Dixerat assensu vario fremuere potentes' (l.16 of printed text on that page). Other early annotations and some underlining in the text in black ink. On a1r a monkey is crudely drawn in black ink.

On a2r a three-line initial ‘C' is supplied in gold edged in red, and, in the area defined by the letter, a reserved white flower-petal on a red ground. Text enclosed within single red rules. Foliation in black ink: i–ix.

Provenance: John Morisy (fl. 1854); inscription on a1r: ‘John Morisy, Military Academy, 39, Gt. Brunswick St., July 26 1854'. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.103.

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