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Bod-Inc: L-105

Lichtenberger, Johannes



Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uamquam solus deus in sua potestate . . .’

A3r Ptolomaeus: [Excerpt relating to prognostication.] Incipit: ‘Vir sapiens d[omi]nabitur astris . . .’

A3r Aristoteles: [Excerpt said to be from the Meteorologica, relating to prognostication.] Incipit: ‘Entia nolunt male disponi . . .’

A3r Sibilla: [Excerpt relating to prognostication.] Incipit: ‘Nos sumus in quos seculorum fines . . .’

A3r Birgitta: [Excerpt relating to prognostication.] Incipit: ‘Confide in deum et fac bonitatem . . .’

A3r Lolhardus [Lulhardus: Excerpt relating to prognostication.] Incipit: ‘Sis cautus, multis esto familaris . . .’

A3v [Woodcut of the five above authorities, the last one named as Renynhardus Lolhardus.]

A3v [Lichtenberger, Johannes]: Prognosticatio. Incipit: ‘[Q]ui suum defodit aurum vt libet rebus abutitur . . .’ See L‑103.


Imprint: Strasbourg: [Bartholomaeus Kistler, after 31 Dec. 1499]. 4°.


Collation: A–H8.4.

Illustrations: 45 woodcuts and one woodcut initial.


ISTC: il00206000

Hain: HC *10084;

Goff: Goff L‑206;

BMC: BMC I 165;

Proctor: Pr 775;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑165; CIBN L‑168; Schramm XX p. 29; Schreiber V 4501; Sheppard 545.

LCN: 14502312


Copy number: L-105(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled green morocco, with gold turn-ins and gilt-edged leaves.

Size: 194 × 143 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 191 × 135 mm.

On A1r an early inscription, very faded, contains the date 1567.

Some initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 14. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 18.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.14.

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