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Bod-Inc: H-033

Henricus de Septimello

Liber elegiarum.


Analysis of Content

a1r Henricus [de Septimello]: Liber elegiarum. ‘Henrici de male fortunatis versibus elegis liber primus feliciter incipit.’ Incipit: ‘[Q]uomodo sola sedet probitas flet et ingemit aleph . . .’ Henricus de Septimello, Elegia, ed. Giovanni Cremaschi, Orbis Christianus, 1 (Bergamo, 1949), 26-94.


Imprint: [Poitiers: Jean Bouyer and Guillaume Bouchet, c.1490-5]. 4°.

Remarks: Attributed to [Paris: Guy Marchant, c.1500] by Proctor.


Collation: a b8.

Types: Type: 78 G; capital spaces with guide-letters.

Leaves: 16 leaves.

Line number: 32 lines of leaded text (a1v).

Type area: Type area: 164 × 73 mm (a1v).

Illustrations: Woodcut historiated initial on a1r.

Watermarks: Watermark of lion reproduced by Claudin 225 (Poitiers). This edition not in Claudin.

Remarks: Leaf a1r: ‘Henrici de male fortunatis verſibus | elegis liber primus feliciter incipit. | [Q]Uomodo ſola ſedet probitas flet et | ingemit aleph | . . .'; b8v: ‘Uiuentes melior ꝙ̃ morientis amor. | ¶ Explicit henricus non proſperitatis amicus. | Deo gratias.’


ISTC: ih00048000

Goff: Goff H‑48;

Proctor: Pr 8035;

Others: Sheppard 6790.

LCN: 14510440


Copy number: H-033(1)

Binding: Brown morocco, with red-edged leaves.

Size: 189 × 134 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 184 × 128 mm.

On a1r ‘2819' in the upper left-hand corner and ‘Impress. Coloniae MCCCCXCVII' in the lower margin. Early marginal addition, commenting on the text, and underlining on a3r.

Provenance: Acquired between 1847 and c.1892; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.64.

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