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Bod-Inc: N-049

Nicolaus de Hanapis

Exempla sacrae Scripturae ex utroque Testamento collecta. Version B.


Analysis of Content

a1v [Alphabetical list of subject headings.]

a3r [Nicolaus de Hanapis]: Exempla sacrae Scripturae ex utroque Testamento collecta. Version B. Incipit: ‘  “[P]recepit Dominus Ade dicens, ex omni ligno paradisi comedes” Genesis ii [Gn 2,16.] . . .’ Explicit: a paulo dicebantur The work is an abbreviated alphabetical subject arrangement of de Hanapis's Virtutum vitiorumque exempla, here printed anonymously. The text is often attributed to S. Bonaventura with the title ‘Biblia pauperum'; on the versions of the text see N‑049.


Imprint: Paris: [Ulrich Gering], 30 Jan. 1477/8. 4°.


Collation: a–i10 k8.


ISTC: in00105000

Hain: H 6764;

Goff: Goff N‑105;

Proctor: Pr 7850;

Others: CIBN N‑55; Sheppard 6094.

LCN: 14511963


Copy number: N-049(1)

Leaf c3v is blank, except for the words ‘nichil deficit' supplied by the rubricator.

Binding: Early eighteenth-century gold-tooled red morocco; Wodhull's arms stamped in gilt on the upper cover; marbled pastedowns. Scar of an index tab on a2.

Size: 213 × 152 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 207 × 145 mm.

A marginal note, extracting key words on k8v, signed ‘Odebbart' in a sixteenth-century hand. On a3v the last line of text is supplied in a fifteenth-century hand.

Two-line initials, paragraph marks, and manuscript foliation (1-96) are supplied in red.

Provenance: [ ] Simcox (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on k8v: ‘Simcotis'. James Dumitt (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on k8v: ‘Jamys Dumitt'. Michael Maittaire (1667-1747). Edward Umfreville († 1786); inscription on a1r: ‘Ed[wa]r[d]i Umfreville 1748 è coll: M. Mattaire. Cost £3.15'. Topham Beauclerk (1739-1780); ‘T:B: 1778' on the recto of the front endleaf; sale (London: Paterson, 9 Apr. 1781), part 1 lot 700. Dr John Monro (1715-1791); sale, lot 2799. Michael Wodhull (1740-1816); his arms on the upper cover; ‘M: Wodhull May 5th 1792' on the recto of the front endleaf, also ‘£2. 2; mend. & arms: £ - 1. 6/ 2. 3. 6'; on the recto of the rear endleaf: ‘27 June 1798'. Purchased on 29 June 1888 from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 190, no. 56, for 130 Marks (£5. 17. 0) from the donation of £100 received from a member of All Souls; see Library Bills 29 June 1888; note about purchase on the verso of the front endleaf.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.51.

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