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Bod-Inc: I-010

Innocentius III, Pont. Max.

Liber de contemptu mundi, sive De miseria humanae conditionis, et al.


Analysis of Content

a2r [Table of contents.]

a3r Lotharius [de Conti] Levita et Cardinalis: Liber de contemptu mundi, sive De miseria humanae conditionis. See I‑006.

d6r [Colophon.]

d6r [Bernardus Claravallensis]: De consideratione (book 4, chapter 2). ‘De proprietatibus Romanorum.’ PL CLXXXII 774; Bernardus, Opera, 8 vols, ed. J. Leclercq and H. M. Rochais (Rome, 1957-77), III 452.


Imprint: Paris: [Pasquier Bonhomme], 2 Aug. 1480. 4°.

Remarks: Proctor and Claudin attribute to [Guillaume Le Fevre].


Collation: a–c8 d6.


ISTC: ii00086000

Hain: HC 10217;

Goff: Goff I‑86;


Proctor: Pr 7918;

Others: CIBN I‑39 (+ Addenda); Claudin I 207; Hillard 1080; Oates 2907; Sheppard 6103.

LCN: 14438230


Copy number: I-010(1)

Bound with:
1. Robert Fludd, Tractatus theologo-philosophicus in libros tres distributus. Oppenheim: Hieronymus Gallerus, [1617];
2. Robert Wakefield, Oratio de utilitate trium linguarum Arabicae Chaldaicae & Hebraicae. London: Wynkyn de Worde, [1528?] (STC 24944);
3. Henricus Suso, Horologium aeternae sapientiae. [Paris: Pasquier Bonhomme, between 1480 and 1489] (S‑368(2));
5. Iohannes Cochlaeus, De Petro et Roma. Cologne: Peter Quentell, 1525.

Binding: Seventeenth-century blind-tooled calf, with sprinkled red-edged leaves.

Size:  193 × 156 × 48 mm.

Size of leaf: 189 × 135 mm.

On Q4v of item 5 a list of ‘Soluta et solvenda', dated 28 March 1573, in an English hand.

A few initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials and paragraph marks supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Elias Ashmole (1617-1692). Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1692. Transferred to the Bodleian Library in 1860.

SHELFMARK: Ashm. 1017(4).

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