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Bod-Inc: J-008

Jacobus de Clusa

De arte bene moriendi.


Analysis of Content

AAa1r [Title-page.]

AAa1r [List of contents.]

AAa2r Jacobus de Clusa: De arte bene moriendi. Incipit: ‘[O]mnes morimur et quasi aque dilabimur in terram que non reuertentur . . .’ See Meier no. 53; Bloomfield 3623.


Imprint: Leipzig: Arnoldus de Colonia, 1495. 4°.


Collation: AAa–CCc6 DDd4 EEe6.


ISTC: ij00029000

Hain: HC *9340;

Goff: Goff J‑29;


Proctor: Pr 2998;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑38; CIBN J‑32; Oates 1298, 1299; Sheppard 2128.

LCN: 14436535


Copy number: J-008(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century green cloth (c.1885), for the Bodleian.

Size: 197 × 134 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 193 × 130 mm.

Early inscription on EEe6v: ‘Mutat se bonitas cum irritatur iniuria'; 4 lines of verse from Publilius Syrus, Sententiae 334; see C. H. Talbot, Florilegium Morale Oxoniense: MS. Bodl. 633, Analecta Mediaevalia Namurcensia, 6 (Louvain, 1956), 118. A few ‘nota' marks.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Purchased at the anonymous sale (London: Puttick & Simpson, 29 Apr. 1885), lot 244(5); purchased through Quaritch for £0. 15. 0 (the whole lot); see Library Bills, 29 Apr. 1885.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.13.

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