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Bod-Inc: L-104

Lichtenberger, Johannes



Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[Q]vamquam solus deus in sua potestate . . .’

A2r Ptolomaeus: [Excerpt relating to prognostication.] Incipit: ‘Vir sapiens dominabitur astris . . .’

A2r Aristoteles: [Excerpt said to be from the Meteorologica, relating to prognostication.] Incipit: ‘Entia nolunt male disponi . . .’

A2r Sibilla: [Excerpt relating to prognostication.] Incipit: ‘Nos sumus in quos seculorum fines . . .’

A2r Birgitta: [Excerpt relating to prognostication.] Incipit: ‘Confide in deum et fac bonitatem . . .’

A2r Lulhardus: [Excerpt relating to prognostication.] Incipit: ‘Sis cautus, multis esto familaris . . .’

A2v [Woodcut of the five above authorities, the last one named as Renynhardus.]

A3r [Lichtenberger, Johannes]: Prognosticatio. Incipit: ‘[Q]vi suum defodit aurum vt libet rebus abutitur . . .’ See L‑103.


Imprint: Mainz: [Jacob Meydenbach], 8 June 1492. Folio.


Collation: A–F6.

Types: Types: 155, 92.

Leaves: 36 leaves.

Line number: 45 lines (D6r).

Type area: Type area: 207 ×154 mm. (D6r).

Illustrations: 43 woodcuts.


ISTC: il00205000

Hain: H *10082;

Goff: Goff L‑205;}

Proctor: Pr 161;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑164; CIBN L‑16; GfT 1118; Schramm XV p. 7; Schreiber V 4500; Sheppard 104.

LCN: 14502265


Copy number: L-104(1)

Leaf F6r, last line: ‘ . . . Non eſt . . .' (not as H).

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with sprinkled red-edged leaves; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 294 × 212 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 287 × 203 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an early German hand.

Provenance: Purchased for £4. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1842), 28.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 1.25.

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