Historiae adversus paganos.
Analysis of Content
[*1r] ‘Regstrum(!) pro capitulis tocius libri inquirendis'.
[a1r] Orosius, Paulus: Historiae adversus paganos. ‘Prologus' [addressed to] Augustinus. Pauli Orosii Historiarum adversum Paganos, ed. C. Zangemeister, CSEL, 5 (Vienna, 1882), 1-6; Paulus Orosius, Histoires (contre les païens), ed. M.-P. Arnaud-Lindet, 3 vols (Paris, 1990-1), Prol. 1-16, 1,1-3.
[a2r] Orosius, Paulus: Historiae adversus paganos. ‘Aduersum cristiani nominis querulos'. ed. Zangemeister 6-564; ed. Arnaud-Lindet 1,4-43,20.
Imprint: Augsburg: Johann Schüssler, 7 June 1471. Folio.
Collation: [*6+1 a–m10 n6].
Hain: H *12101;
Goff: Goff O‑96;
BMC: BMC II 328;
Proctor: Pr 1591;
Others: CIBN O‑58; Hillard 1496; Sack, Freiburg, 2619; Sheppard 1177. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II.
Copy number: O-026(1)
Wanting the blank leaves [n4-6].
Binding: Eighteenth-century Dutch gold-tooled red morocco, with gilt-edged leaves and the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library inside the upper cover.
Size: 313 × 225 × 25 mm.
Size of leaf: 297 × 204 mm.
Eighteenth-century manuscript title, in brown ink, on a rectangular paper label pasted onto front endleaf. Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and correcting the text, in an early hand. A few marginal notes, also extracting key words, in a humanist hand in brown and red ink.
Large initials at the beginning of each chapter are supplied in red with brown pen-work decoration; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Early running chapter number in the upper margin of the rectos, in brown ink, in the same hand which has supplied the pen-work decoration to the initials.
Provenance: Pietro-Antonio Bolongaro-Crevenna (1735-1792); printed label of the sale (1789), part IV, lot 5851; in the annotated catalogue marked down to Thomas Payne for Fl. 85. Purchased [through Payne?] for £7. 8. 6: see Books Purchased (1790), 7.
SHELFMARK: Auct. L 2.10.
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