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Bod-Inc: H-147

Honorius Augustodunensis

De imagine mundi.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Christianus: [Letter addressed to] Honorius Augustodunensis. ‘Cristianus ad solitarium quendam de ymagine mundi. Honorio.’ PL CLXXII 119.

[a1r] Honorius Augustodunensis: [Letter addressed to] Christianus. ‘Prologus de ymagine mundi. Honorius.’ PL CLXXII 119.

[a1v] Honorius Augustodunensis: De imagine mundi. ‘De forma mundi.’ PL CLXXII 121-186A; V. I. J. Flint, ‘Honorius Augustodunensis Imago Mundi', Archives d'Histoire Doctrinale et Littéraire du Moyen Age, 49 (1982), 7-153. See VL IV 122-132.


Imprint: [Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1472?]. Folio.

Remarks: Sack dates [c.1472, not after 5 Feb. 1473].


Collation: [a–d10 e8].


ISTC: ih00323000

Hain: H *8800;

Goff: Goff H‑323;

BMC: BMC II 411;

Proctor: Pr 1974;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑331; CIBN H‑188; Rhodes 932; Sack, Freiburg, 1865; Sheppard 1421.

LCN: 14461815


Copy number: H-147(1)

Bound with B‑610(1); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 312 × 210 mm.

On [a1r] an eight-line initial is supplied in blue highlighted in white on a gold background, with a foliate and floral extension into the left margin in green, blue, magenta, and gold; and a six-line initial is supplied in green highlighted in yellow on a gold background, with the same foliate and floral extension into the margin. Other initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue; paragraph marks and capital strokes in red.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.46(2).

Copy number: H-147(2)

Wanting [d2.9], and [e7, 8], both blank.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; marbled pastedowns and red-edged leaves.

Size: 280 × 192 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 272 × 186 mm.

Provenance: George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); cancelled accession number; sale (1821), lot 89; purchased for £5. 15. 0; see annotated sale catalogue; not found in Books Purchased (1821).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 2.23.

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