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Bod-Inc: O-031

Orosius, Paulus

Historiae adversus paganos (ed. Aeneas Vulpes and Laurentius Brixiensis).


Analysis of Content

a2r Orosius, Paulus: Historiae adversus paganos. [Prologus addressed to] Augustinus. See O‑026.

a2v Orosius, Paulus: Historiae adversus paganos. Edited by Aeneas Vulpes and Laurentius Brixiensis. See O‑026.

n8r [Paiellus, Bartholomaeus: Verse.] Incipit: ‘Vt ipse titulus margine in primo docet | Orosio nomen mihi est'; 8 lines of verse. The verse, anonymous here, is abridged from Scotus' 1483 edition (Bod-inc. O‑026), apparently the archetype of this edition, the 4 lines containing the name of the author of the colophon being omitted; see BMC.

n8r [Colophon.]

n8r ‘Registrum'.


Imprint: Venice: Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, 12 Oct. 1500. folio.


Collation: a–m6 n8.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials at the beginning of each book.


ISTC: io00101000

Hain: H *12104;

Goff: Goff O‑101;

BMC: BMC V 549;

Proctor: Pr 5536;

Others: BSB‑Ink O‑86; CIBN O‑63; Hillard 1498; Oates 2154-5; Rhodes 1277; Sheppard 4597. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II.

LCN: 12252044


Copy number: O-031(1)

Bound with:
1. Albertus Krantz, Wandalia. Cologne: Johannes Soter, 1519;
2. Franciscus Philelphus, Epistolae. Venice: Bernardinus de Choris, de Cremona, 3 Apr. 1489 (P‑262).

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

Size: 305 × 220 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 294 × 196 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an early hand.

Provenance: ‘Frater Caesar Joly' (sixteenth century); inscriptions on n1r and o1r of item 2, in a different hand from the one that has annotated the text. Jacobus Reepmaker, Amsterdam (sixteenth century); inscription on a1r of item 1: ‘Jacobi Reepmakeri Amstelædamæi'. Probably Justin, comte MacCarthy Reagh (1744-1811); anonymous sale (London: Leigh and Sotheby, 23 May 1789), lot 1539. These three items were bought together by Francis Douce for £0. 9. 0; marked ‘Douce', in his annotated copy of the catalogue. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce K 130(3).

Copy number: O-031(2)

Not in Sheppard.

Bound with C‑498(3); see there for details of provenance and binding.

Size of leaf: 312 × 210 mm.

Marginal notes, including comments on the text and extraction of key words, also underlining in the text in black ink. The name of the author on the blank leaf a1 in a sixteenth-century hand.

SHELFMARK: Vet. F1 c.115(4).

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