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Bod-Inc: L-036

Langius, Rudolphus

Historia de urbis Hierosolymae excidio.


Analysis of Content

a1r Langius, Rudolphus (de Langhen): Historia de urbis Hierosolymae excidio [addressed to] Hermannus Langius, his uncle. Incipit: ‘Vrbis Hierosolyme templique in ea originis varieque fortune prophanationis et excidii . . . |[S]plendidissime quondam vrbis Hierosolymie templique in ea totius terra . . .’ see VL V 590-8, at 596-7.

c8r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Celsa tenens regni Vngarie rex sceptra Mathias | Tunc codex presens spargitur arte foras'; 2 hexameters.


Imprint: Deventer: [Richard Pafraet, between 1477 and 1479]. 4°.

Remarks: Pr assigns to [Jacobus de Breda].


Collation: a–f8 g10.


ISTC: il00059000

Hain: HC 9895;

Goff: Goff L‑59;


Proctor: Pr 8971;

Others: Amelung, ‘Niederländische Inkunabeln', 39; Campbell-Kronenberg 1087; CIBN L‑41; HPT II 405; ILC 1409; Oates 3438; Sheppard 6927. Microfiche: Unit 4: Chronicles and Historiography: Part I.

LCN: 14449426


Copy number: L-036(1)

Wanting the blank leaves g9-10.

Beneath the colophon is pasted a slip bearing the date: ‘Anno domini Mcccclxxxiii' printed in a different type, but with the year cancelled and replaced by ‘Mcccclxxvi' in manuscript in black ink.

Binding: Half red morocco with gold-tooled spine and marbled paper boards. Nineteenth-century(?) manuscript label pasted on the outside of the upper cover.

Size: 192 × 145 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 186 × 139 mm.

Three- to four-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Dr H. Wolthers (fl. 1856); inscription on the verso of the front endleaf: ‘Dr H. Wolthers van Groningen 1856'. Date of acquisition unknown.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.4.

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