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Bod-Inc: M-174A

Meiani, Anselmus

Enchiridion naturale.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Meiani, Anselmus: [Letter addressed to] Rostanus de Veneiano. Incipit: ‘Dici non potest, dilectissime Rostane, quantum tua eruditione dilecter . . .’

a2r Meiani, Anselmus: Enchiridion naturale. Incipit: ‘Queritur primo utrum ens naturale sit subiectum attributionis . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 1646.

k7v [Prayer.] Incipit: ‘Omnipotens eterne Deus in quo sumus mouemur et viuimus, concede propitius ut qui primam mortem euitare non possumus . . .’

k7v [Colophon.]

k7v ‘Tituli questionum istius libri'.


Imprint: [Paris]: Johann Philippi de Cruzenach, partly for Jean Petit, 5 Nov. 1500. 4°.

Remarks: Pr, working from the imperfect BL copy, assigns to [Georg Wolf].


Collation: a–k8.

Types: Types: 83 G, title; 79 R, letter, as suggested in BMC.

Remarks: Leaf a1r, title: ‘Enchiridion naturale Anſelmi | Meiani continens ſexa= | ginta queſtiones.' [Device A of Philippi, for which see BMC VIII p. 144]. Leaf a1v: ‘Anſelmus meiani de monte meiano ad ge= | neroſū ac ſtudioſū Roſtanum de ueneiano | eius diſcipulum. | DIci nō pōt dilectiſſime roſtane: . . .'; l. 21: ‘ . . . fert opinio eo mediāte facile in philoſophū | euades. | Vale.’


ISTC: im00446500

Hain: C 3963 = CR 3964 (Petit);

Goff: Goff, Supplement, M‑446a;


Proctor: Pr 8391;

Others: Hillard 1367; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 15711397


Copy number: M-174A(1)

Wanting k8.

Binding: Twentieth-century parchment.

Size: 199 × 131 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 194 × 123 mm.

Some early marginal annotations (often cropped).

Provenance: Catalogue of an Interesting Collection of 15th and 16th Century Continental Books, mainly Printed in France (London: Sotheby & Co., 19 June 1972), lot 500; purchased by Thomas for £25. Alan G. Thomas; purchased by Lawn from Thomas (see Lawn catalogue, p. 9). Dr Brian Lawn (1905-2001); book-plate; catalogue, pp. 10, 111. Bequeathed in 2001.

SHELFMARK: Lawn e.2.

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