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Bod-Inc: M-301

Molitoris, Ulricus

De lamiis et phitonicis mulieribus.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Molitoris, Ulricus: [Introductory letter addressed to] Sigismundus, Archduke of Austria, Styria, and Carinthia. Incipit: ‘[E]xcellentissime princeps et domine domine archidux colendissime humilis Vlricus Molitoris . . .’ Explicit: discuciendas premisi See VL VI 637-45, at 639-41; the dedicatee is noted at 639.

a2v ‘Capitula'.

a3r Molitoris, Ulricus: De lamiis et phitonicis mulieribus. Incipit: ‘Sigismundus. Fidelis nobisque, dilecte doctor Vlrice, quoniam singulari fauore . . .’


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Prüss, not before 10 Jan. 1489.] 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sack; BMC and Sheppard date [c.1488-93], BSB‑Ink [after 10 Jan. 1489].


Collation: a b8 c d6.

Illustrations: 7 woodcuts, one repeated: see Schramm.


ISTC: im00794000

Hain: H *11535;

Goff: Goff M‑794;

BMC: BMC I 126;

Proctor: Pr 562;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑551; Sack, Freiburg, 2493; Schramm XX p. 27; Schreiber V 4786; Sheppard 433.

LCN: 14513660


Copy number: M-301(1)

Wanting the blank leaf d6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) pink marbled paper and Buntpapier over pasteboards.

Size: 183 × 135 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 133 × 128 mm.

Early marginal annotations, including comments on the text and pointing hands, also underlining in the text in black, red, and green ink. Some pencil notes by Douce about the woodcuts.

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

SHELFMARK: Douce 34.

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