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Bod-Inc: M-191

Mensa Philosophica


Analysis of Content

a2r [Table of contents.]

2a1r Mensa philosophica. See M‑190.


Imprint: Louvain: Johannes de Westfalia, [between 1484/5 and 1487]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by HPT; dated [c.1486] in Mensa Philosophica, 169 no. 5; Sheppard dates [1484-7].


Collation: a6 2a–h8 i12.


ISTC: im00492700

Hain: C 3986;

BMC: BMC IX 155;

Proctor: Pr 9278;

Others: Campbell–Kronenberg 1241A; HPT I 59-61, II 437; ILC 1567; Oates 3752; Rhodes 1193; Sheppard 7140.

LCN: 14453017


Copy number: M-191(1)

Wanting gathering a, containing the table of contents.

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, the spine gold-tooled; marbled pastedowns and sprinkled red-edged leaves.

Size: 180 × 118 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 170 × 107 mm.

Bibliographical notes in Douce's hand on the front endleaf.

Some initials supplied in brown ink.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.


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