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Bod-Inc: M-185

Melber, Johannes

Vocabularius praedicantium, sive Variloquus. Compiled with the assistance of Jodocus Eichmann.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Melber, Johannes: Vocabularius praedicantium, sive Variloquus. [Compiled with the assistance of Jodocus Eichmann.] Incipit: ‘[A]bba est hebreum, vatter. Abba pater (vatter vatter . . .’ Explicit: talium animalium fortitur In this edition Eichmann's contribution is noted in the extended title on a2r. See M‑181.


Imprint: Strasbourg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner), c.1497]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sack and BSB‑Ink; Sheppard dates [c.1497?].


Collation: a–e8 f4 g8 h–l8.4 m–o8 p4 q–t8 v4 x–z [et]8.


ISTC: im00469000

Hain: HC *11034;

Goff: Goff M‑469;

BMC: BMC I 146;

Proctor: Pr 645;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑321; Claes no. 127; Sack, Freiburg, 2431; Sheppard 500.

LCN: 14456744


Copy number: M-185(1)

Binding: Contemporary German (Augsburg, Kyriß workshop no. 88) blind-tooled half calf over wooden boards, with remains of clasp and catch. On both covers triple fillets form a frame within which is a floral and foliate roll (Kyriß pl. 179, roll no. 3). Two eighteenth/nineteenth-century labels at the head of the upper cover: ‘Neu.16.A.26'; ‘N.11790'.

Size: 209 × 145 × 45 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 137 mm.

Provenance: Johannes de Wildenstein (sixteenth century); inscription on the front pastedown: ‘Joanni de Wildenstain'. Albert Cohn; Catalogue 168, either no. 267 or no. 268. Purchased from Cohn for either 10 or 12 Marks: see Library Bills, 5 Nov. 1885, no. 319.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.10.

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