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Bod-Inc: O-033

Os, Facies, Mentum


Analysis of Content

a1r Os, facies, mentum. Incipit: ‘[O]s facies mentum dens guttur lingua palatum | Barba supercilium cilium frons tempora labrum . . .'; mnemonic hexameters.


Imprint: Paris: Félix Baligault, [c.1494]. 4°.


Collation: a4.


ISTC: io00114000

Goff: Goff O‑114;


Proctor: Pr 8285;

Others: Sheppard 6429.

LCN: 14537346


Copy number: O-033(1)

Bound within a collection of French printed fragments.

Size of leaf: 345–353 × 155–242 mm.

Ten copies of the folio sheet containing the tract, measuring 345-353 × 155-242 mm., all cropped and some also mutilated, but between them making up the whole text. At one time the sheets were folded in quarto.

Manuscript notes, mainly commenting on the text or extracting key words, in Latin and English, in Crag's hand.

Provenance: John Crag (†by 21 Mar. 1553); inscription on item 5: ‘Liber Joannis Crag. Dedi bibliopole Herfordensi Ingle[ ] nuncupato pro isto et sex reliquis libris biblie xliijs iiijd quod emi Ludlowie anno dominice incarnationis millesimo quingentesimo decimo circiter diem nundinarum(?) Lichefeldensium'. Date of acquisition unknown.

SHELFMARK: Inc. c. F97.1(5-7, 10-16).

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