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Bod-Inc: (M-217)

Michael Scotus

Liber physiognomiae.



Imprint: [Paris]: Regnault Chaudière and Nicole de la Barre, [c.1527]. 8°.

Remarks: As ascribed by Philippe Renouard, Inventaire chronologique des éditions parisiennes du XVIe siècle. III. 1521-30 (Abbeville, 1985), no. 1332; originally dated by the Bodleian Library to [1499].


Collation: a–f8.


Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: Renouard, Inventaire chronologique, no. 1332, with the Bodleian given as the location of one of the two copies listed; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 14051160


Copy number: (M-217)(1)

Bound with:
1. Pierre Bersuire, Metamorphosis Ovidiana explanata. [Rouen:] Thomas Laisne, 17 Dec. 1521.

Wanting f8, presumably containing the device of Regnault Chaudière.

Leaves f4-7 mutilated.

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled paper boards, with the spine covered in dark blue paper.

Size: 146 × 102 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 139 × 92 mm.

Occasional early annotations. Bibliographical notes by Douce on the front endleaf.

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

SHELFMARK: Douce W 33(2).

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