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Bod-Inc: J-014

Jacobus de Forlivio

Super capitulum Avicennae de generatione embryonis.


Analysis of Content

a2r Jacobus de Forlivio: Super capitulum Avicennae de generatione embryonis. Incipit: ‘  “[C]um matrix colligitur.” Auicenna. In hoc capitulo tractaturus de modo generationis . . .’ See Pesenti 103-12; Schulthess–Imbach 474.


Imprint: Pavia: Antonius de Carcano, 1479. 4°.


Collation: a8 b4 c d8 e4.


ISTC: ij00042000

Hain: HCR 7234;

Goff: Goff J‑42;


Proctor: Pr 7052;

Others: Osler, IM 183; Sheppard 5823.

LCN: 14436608


Copy number: J-014(1)

Bound with:
2. Mundinus, Anatomia. Pavia: Antonius de Carcano, 19 Dec. 1478 (M‑329).

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled pastedowns, with sprinkled blue-edged leaves.

Size: 298 × 204 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 289 × 195 mm.

On b2r a note correcting the text, in an early hand, probably the same hand which added notes in item 2, extracting key passages. On the rear pastedown a note related to the text of item 2 in a nineteenth-century hand.

A seven-line initial is supplied in blue with reserved white decoration and a few paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue on a2r only.

Provenance: Oxford, Radcliffe Library; book-plate with the shelfmark in pencil: ‘79. C. 7/1,2'. Former Radcliffe Library shelfmarks: ‘G. 161. I. 5/1-2'; ‘RR. x. 179'. Purchased from Thomas Rodd in 1848. Transferred to the Bodleian before 23 Nov. 1937; Bodleian stamp on a2v.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I23.1479.1(1).

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