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Bod-Inc: O-074

Ovidius Naso, Publius

Metamorphoses [French].


Analysis of Content

Compiled by Mansion from a prose ‘Ovide moralisé' and a French version of the ‘Ovidius moralizatus' of Petrus Berchorius (J. Monfrin, cited in CIBN).


Imprint: Bruges: Colard Mansion, May 1484. 4°.


Collation: [aa–dd8 ee10 ff8+1 gg8 hh6 ii8 kk10 ll6 mm8+1 nn6 oo8] a–i8 k10 l–n8 [AA–EE8 FF6 GG HH8 II6+1 KK8] A–L8 M6.

Illustrations: 34 woodcuts: see BMC.


ISTC: io00184000

Hain: HC 12164;

Goff: Goff O‑184;

BMC: BMC IX 134;

Proctor: Pr 9324;

Others: Campbell 1348; CIBN O‑122; Colard Mansion: An Original Leaf from the Ovide moralisé, Bruges 1484, with an introduction by Wytze and Lotte Hellinga (Amsterdam, 1963); HPT II 395; ILC 1679; Sheppard 7066. Microfiche: Unit 2: Classics in Translation.


Copy number: O-074(1)

Single leaf, numbered in pencil ‘156', the text beginning: ‘iours vainct le riche, et le po= | ure . . .’

Binding: Mounted and stored in a modern blue document wallet as part of the Bodleian's copy of Colard Mansion (see above).

Size of leaf: 351 × 260 mm.

On the recto a two-line initial ‘L' and a paragraph mark, and on the verso a two-line initial ‘O', all of which are supplied in red.

Provenance: Acquired after 1963 (the date of publication of Colard Mansion).


SHELFMARK: Inc. b. N4.1484.1.

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