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Bod-Inc: I-035

Isidorus Hispalensis



Analysis of Content

[a1r] ‘Capitula'.

[b1r] Isidorus Hispalensis: [Letter addressed to] Braulio, Bishop of Zaragoza. Isid. Orig. (ep. I).

[b1r] Braulio: [Letter addressed to] Isidorus Hispalensis. Isid. Orig. (ep. II).

[b1v] Isidorus Hispalensis: [Letter addressed to] Braulio. Isid. Orig. (ep. III).

[b1v] Braulio: [Letter addressed to] Isidorus Hispalensis. Isid. Orig. (ep. IV).

[b3v] Isidorus Hispalensis: [Letter addressed to] Braulio. Isid. Orig. (ep. V).

[b3v] [Isidorus Hispalensis]: ‘De quibus conditor huius operis disputauerit hac tabula subscripta et quidem generali continetur' [addressed to the reader]. Isid. Orig.

[b4r] Isidorus Hispalensis: [Letter addressed to] Braulio. Isid. Orig. (ep. VI).

[b4v] Isidorus Hispalensis: Etymologiae. [Also known as Origines.] Isid. Orig. See CPL 1186, and Thorndike–Kibre 435.


Imprint: [Augsburg]: Günther Zainer, 19 Nov. 1472. Folio.


Collation: [a4 b10+1 c–n10 o8+1 p–z A10 B8 C10 D10+2].

Illustrations: Woodcut map and diagrams: see Schramm.


ISTC: ii00181000

Hain: H *9273;

Goff: Goff I‑181;

BMC: BMC II 317;

Proctor: Pr 1532;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑627; Campbell, Maps, 77; CIBN I‑67; Osler, IM, 13; Rhodes 967; Schramm II pp. 10 and 24; Schreiber V 4266; Sheppard 1127. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmography.

LCN: 14437381, 14437438


Copy number: I-035(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß. Early manuscript author and title on the upper and lower edges.

Size: 317 × 227 × 61 mm.

Size of leaf: 302 × 204 mm.

Early marginal notes. Signatures supplied in black ink in a contemporary hand, a–z A–C, the gathering with the capitula not being included.

Principal six- and seven-line initials are supplied in interlocked blue and pink, the bodies of some letters being decorated with red and black pen-work, and having pen-work extensions into the margins in red and black; other one- to three-line initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2180. Purchased for £2. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 15.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 3.22.

Copy number: I-035(2)

Bound in a modern guard-book of fragments: see A‑105.

Size of leaf: 289 × 203 mm.

Leaves [y5-9] only.

Fragment; removed from the binding of MS. Rawlinson Or. 49 (Mohammed bin Algiazari, Poema dictum Introductio de arte bene legendi Alcoranum [Arabic], sixteenth century; for this manuscript see Alexander Nicoll, Catalogi Codicum Manuscriptorum Orientalium Bibliothecae Bodleianae Pars Secunda, Arabicos complectens, ed. E. B. Pusey (Oxford, 1835), 193, no. ccxxxv, and SC 15976). Not in Sheppard.

Manuscript pagination in black ink: 357-66.

Two- and three-line initials are supplied in red.

Provenance (of MS. Rawlinson Or. 49): Heavily cancelled note (inscription(?), unread) on fol. 1r. Thomas Rawlinson (1681-1725); sale, Codicum Manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Rawlinsonianae Catalogus, London: Thomas Ballard, 4 Mar. 1733/4 [1734], no. 934; purchased by Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755). Bequeathed in 1755.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: MS. Bodl. Or. 354; MS. Rawlinson Or. 49.

SHELFMARK: Inc. b. G97.1(2).

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