Etymologiae, et al.
Analysis of Content
[*1v] ‘Registrum in libros Etymologiarum'.
a2r Isidorus Hispalensis: [Letter addressed to] Braulio, Bishop of Zaragoza. Isid. Orig. (ep. I).
a2r Braulio: [Letter addressed to] Isidorus Hispalensis. Isid. Orig. (ep. II).
a2r Isidorus Hispalensis: [Letter addressed to] Braulio. Isid. Orig. (ep. III).
a2r Braulio: [Letter addressed to] Isidorus Hispalensis. Isid. Orig. (ep. IV).
a2v Isidorus Hispalensis: [Letter addressed to] Braulio. Isid. Orig. (ep. V).
a3r Isidorus Hispalensis: [Letter addressed to] Braulio. Isid. Orig. (ep. VI).
a3r Isidorus Hispalensis: Etymologiae. [Also known as Origines.] Isid. Orig. See CPL 1186, and Thorndike–Kibre 435.
A1r Isidorus Hispalensis: De summo bono. [Also known as Sententiae.] See I‑031.
Imprint: Venice: Peter Löslein, 1483. Folio.
Collation: [*4] a–h10 i12 k10 [†2] A B10 C8.
Remarks: a1 blank, a2 signed a, etc.
Illustrations: Woodcut map, diagram of consanguinity, and other woodcut diagrams.
Hain: HC *9279 (incl. H 9272);
Goff: Goff I‑184;
BMC: BMC V 379;
Proctor: Pr 4904;
Others: BSB‑Ink I‑630; Campbell, Maps, 80; CIBN I‑70; Essling 303; Rhodes 968; Sack, Freiburg, 2171-2; Sander 3526; Sheppard 4007-10. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmography.
Copy number: I-038(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns, and the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.
Size: 309 × 216 × 26 mm.
Size of leaf: 297 × 197 mm.
Occasional early ‘nota' marks.
On a2r a seven-line initial ‘D', and on A1r a six-line initial ‘S', are both supplied in interlocked blue and gold, decorated with red and blue pen-work within the body of the letter, and with pen-work extensions into the margins; other three- to six-line initials are supplied in red, blue, or interlocked red and blue; paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Paris, Celestines, S. Maria (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscriptions on [*1r]: ‘Celestinorum de Parisius'; on [*4r]: ‘Celestinorum beate Marie de Parisius sign[atus] per 872. 872'; and on C8v: ‘Celestinorum beate Marie de Parisius sign* 3'. William Lowndes(?). Either purchased from William Lowndes for £0. 7. 6; see Library Bills (1815), 77, and Books Purchased (1815), 3; or purchased for £1. 11. 6; see Books Purchased (1819), 4.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 4.20.
Copy number: I-038(2)
Wanting the blank leaf a1.
Gathering [†] bound at the end.
Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century mottled calf; marbled pastedowns. On both covers a single gilt foliate roll. Upper cover detached.
Size: 317 × 215 × 27 mm.
Size of leaf: 310 × 197 mm.
Sixteenth-century marginal annotations, those in the De summo bono mostly in one hand, perhaps that of Johannes de Ubriachis; also ‘nota' marks.
Provenance: Johannes de Ubriachis (sixteenth century); signature on a2r. Valerius Pastorinus (seventeenth century?); cancelled signature on [*1r]. Michael Wodhull (1740-1816); note by him on the recto of rear endleaf, with the date of acquisition: ‘p: a: c: Nov. 5th 1795'; sale, 3 Mar. 1801, lot 608. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.
SHELFMARK: Douce 263.
Copy number: I-038(3)
Wanting gatherings [*] and [†], and the blank leaf a1.
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; marbled pastedowns.
Size: 313 × 211 × 36 mm.
Size of leaf: 306 × 197 mm.
On a2r a seven-line initial ‘D' is supplied in blue within a red pen-work frame, and with decoration in red pen-work within the body of the letter; other two- to six-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.
Provenance: Florence, Benedictines, S. Ambrosius de Petra Plana (La Badia); inscription on C8r: ‘Iste liber est abbatie Florentine'. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 1833. Bequeathed in 1914.
SHELFMARK: Byw. D 4.1.
Copy number: I-038(4)
Binding: Half parchment with paper boards and leather ties.
Size: 290 × 200 × 35 mm.
Size of leaf: 287 × 197 mm.
Provenance: Joseph Maria de Ancona (eighteenth century?); inscription on slip of paper attached to [*1r]: ‘Ex libris F. Josephi Marie de Ancona'. Ancona, Observant Franciscans, S. Franciscus ad Alto, nineteenth-century(?); inscription on [*1r]: ‘[ ] liba di S. Franco ad Alto d' Ancona M. O.' Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932); book-plate. Presented in 1913.
SHELFMARK: Toynbee 770.
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