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Bod-Inc: L-110

Lilius, Zacharias

De origine et laudibus scientiarum, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Ciafferus, Sebastianus: [Letter addressed to] Antonius Galeacius Bentivolus. Incipit: ‘[C]atonem Priscum legimus, obseruandissime domine, uirum . . .’

a2r Lilius, Zacharias: De origine et laudibus scientiarum. Dedicated to Gabriel Vicentinus. Incipit: ‘[C]um superioris aetatis excellentes uiros . . .’

e1v [Table of contents.]

e2r Lilius, Zacharias: [Letter addressed to] Augustinus Papiensis. Incipit: ‘[L]ibellum contra Antipodes quem nuper paucis . . .’

e2r Lilius, Zacharias: Contra Antipodes. Incipit: ‘[I]ngentem nunc aggredimur pugnam . . .’

f6r Lilius, Zacharias: De miseria hominis et contemptu mundi. Dedicated to Matthaeus Bossus. Incipit: ‘[C]um multa diuinitus a maioribus . . .’

h9r Lilius, Zacharias: [Letter addressed to] Johannes Donatus. Incipit: ‘[C]um saepe et diligenter animo . . .’

i1r Lilius, Zacharias: [Letter addressed to] Matthaeus Bossus. Incipit: ‘[S]tatueram sane, reuerende pater, in fine operis . . .’

i1r Lilius, Zacharias: De generibus ventorum. Incipit: ‘[V]entorum discretas esse regiones . . .’

i4r [Woodcut:] ‘Figura octo ventorum.’

i4v [Woodcut:] ‘Figura duodecim ventorum.’

i5r Lilius, Zacharias: [Letter addressed to] Gabriel Vicentinus. Incipit: ‘[C]um frequenter imperitum uulgus . . .’

i5r Lilius, Zacharias: Vita Caroli Magni. Incipit: ‘[C]arolus Francorum rex cui ob magnitudinem rerum . . .’

i7v [Colophon.]

i8r ‘Registrum.’

i8r ‘Emendata post impressionem.’


Imprint: Florence: Francesco Bonaccorsi, for Piero Pacini, 7 Apr. 1496. 4°.


Collation: a–c8 d6 e–i8.

Illustrations: Woodcut maps and initials.


ISTC: il00221000

Hain: HC 10103;

Goff: Goff L‑221;

BMC: BMC VI 675;

Proctor: Pr 6316;

Others: Campbell, Maps, 86; CIBN L‑172; Hillard 1228; Sander 3978; Sheppard 5223-4. Microfiche: Unit 3: Image of the World: Geography and Cosmography.

LCN: 14502257, 14502304


Copy number: L-110(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf; marbled pastedowns and green silk bookmark. Rebacked in the nineteenth century with morocco.

Size: 212 × 145 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 204 × 136 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an early hand. Heber's note on front endleaf: ‘Vienna 1819 (p. 24 no. 196)'.

Provenance: Purchased by Heber for £0. 10. 0, according to the price in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue. Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 5 (1835), lot 2526, sold for £0. 2. 0. Purchased for £0. 3. 6 according to Books Purchased (1835), 18.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.59.

Copy number: L-110(2)

Bound with L‑109; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 202 × 133 mm.

Wanting the leaves a1, g1.8, and gathering h.

A variant, without ‘emendata post impressionem' on i8r.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.9(1).

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