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Magni, Jacobus



Analysis of Content

[a1r] ‘Tabula capitulorum'.

[a4r] Magni, Jacobus: [Preface addressed to] Michael [de Creney], Bishop of Auxerre. Incipit: ‘Serenissimi atque christianissimi principis Francorum regis confessori domino Micheli diuina prouidente gratia episcopo Antisiodorensi sui preconii humilis capellanus . . .’ Explicit: iudicio castigandum dedicaui

[a4r] Magni, Jacobus: Sophilogium. Incipit: ‘[D]icit Aristoteles decimo Ethicorum quod homo sapiens maxime foelix est, et Seneca ad Lucillum . . .’ Explicit: scilicet nubere et loquitur uiduae See Evenico Beltran, ‘Jacques Legrand OESA. Sa vie et son œuvre', Augustiniana, 24 (1974), 132-60, 387-414, at 390-3 on the work in general.

[y7v] ‘Epigramma' [addressed to] the ‘conspector'. Incipit: ‘Istuc clarorum contendunt dogmata patrum | Doctos atque bonos ut faciant homines'; 5 elegiac distichs. See Walther, Initia, 9642.


Imprint: [Paris: Ulrich Gering, Martin Crantz, and Michael Friburger, 1472-3]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; CIBN dates [c.1472].


Collation: [a–x10 y8].

Types: Type: 115 R.

Leaves: 218 leaves.

Line number: 32 lines ([a4v]).

Type area: Type area: 183 ×109 mm ([a4v]).


ISTC: im00039000

Hain: HCR 10473;

Goff: Goff M‑39;

Proctor: Pr 7834;

Others: CIBN L‑98; A. Claudin, The First Paris Press, Illustrated Monographs issued by the Bibliographical Society, 6 (London, 1898), no. xxi; Pellechet MS. 7091 (7042); Sheppard 6075.

LCN: 14448605


Copy number: M-010(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [y8].

At the foot of [t7v] a line of text, omitted by the printers, is supplied in manuscript in a fifteen/sixteenth-century hand.

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled sprinkled calf; yellow-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 292 × 218 × 64 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 199 mm.

Copious early marginal annotations, including ‘nota' marks, pointing hands, and extraction of key words, with page numbers (in the table of contents), also underlining in the text in black ink.

One- to six-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, are supplied in red, blue, or interlocked red and blue; paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; running headings supplied in black ink; capital strokes in red; irregular early manuscript pagination in black ink: 1-427, and early signatures in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1852), 59.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 5.33.

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