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Bod-Inc: J-175

Johannes de Peckham

De oculo morali.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Farinator, Matthias: [Tabula.] Incipit: ‘[A]d laudem et gloriam saluatoris nostri . . . [A]bstinencia studentibus . . .’

[b1r] Johannes de Peckham [pseudo-; Petrus de Lemovicis]: De oculo morali. ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘[S]i diligenter volumus in lege domini meditari . . .’

[b1r] Johannes de Peckham [pseudo-; Petrus de Lemovicis]: De oculo morali. ‘De numero partium oculum componencium. Capitulum primum.’ Incipit: ‘[S]ciendum igitur quod sicut potest elici ex sentencia Constantini . . .’ Bloomfield 5532; Glorieux, Répertoire, I 364; Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 839.


Imprint: [Augsburg: Anton Sorg, c.1477]. Folio.


Collation: [a8 b10 c8 d–f10 g6].

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ij00391000

Hain: HC *9427;

Goff: Goff J‑391;

BMC: BMC II 345;

Proctor: Pr 1659;

Others: CIBN J‑257; Hillard 1148; Oates 917; Sack, Freiburg, 2784; Sheppard 1224-5.

LCN: 14451092


Copy number: J-175(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Binding: Nineteenth-century black paper boards.

Size: 288 × 197 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 193 mm.

Marginal notes, commenting on the text and extracting key words; pointing hands; all in several early hands. Early manuscript foliation in the upper right-hand corner of the rectos: ‘1-54'. Early manuscript signatures partly visible.

On [b1r] a woodcut initial coloured in red, edged in blue, on a yellow ground. Other woodcut initials coloured in red; some initials, paragraph marks, and capital strokes are supplied in red.

Provenance: Regensburg, Bavaria, Franciscans, S. Salvator; inscription on [a2r]: ‘Ad Bibliothecacam fratrum Minorum Conuentus S Francisci Ratisbonæ.’ Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 24.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 3.16.

Copy number: J-175(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled pasteboards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 292 × 203 × 18 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 197 mm.

In the inner margin of [a1r] is the offset from a strip from a fourteenth-century manuscript, part of an early binding.

Marginal notes, extracting key words and commenting on the text; on [a1r] references to some of the passages on which notes have been written; pointing hands; all in an early German hand. ‘22' in the lower margin of [a1r].

Capital strokes and underlining of chapter headings in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3135. William Maskell (1814?–1900); bibliographical notes and signature on the front pastedown. Date of acquisition unknown.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 5.56.

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