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Paulus de Middelburgo

Epistola apologetica ad doctores Lovanienses.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Paulus de Middelburgo: Epistola apologetica ad doctores Lovanienses. ‘Paulus de Middelburgo alme vniuersitatis academie Louaniensis alumnus . . . salutem plurimam dicit.’ Incipit: ‘Estate preterita cum ex Italia rediens ad tuum gymnasium . . .’ See D. J. Struik, ‘Paulus van Middelburg (1445-1533)', Mededelingen van het Nederlandsch Historisch Instituut te Rome, 5 (1925), 79-118, at 112 no. 1.

E5v Paulus de Middelburgo: Epigramma. Incipit: ‘Cedamus patria viuant Arturius istinc | Et catulus maneant qui nigrum in candida vertunt'.


Imprint: Louvai: Johannes de Westfalia, [not before 27 Feb. 1488]. 4°.


Collation: A–D8 E6.


ISTC: ip00184500

Hain: HC 11150;

BMC: BMC IX 144;

Proctor: Pr 9288;

Others: Amelung, ‘Niederländische Inkunabeln', 49; Campbell 1364; HPT I 59-61, II 438; ILC 1706; Oates 3759-60; Sheppard 7096.

LCN: 14443919


Copy number: P-055(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century purple morocco, by J. B. Hawes, Cambridge. Gilt-edged leaves, gold-tooled turn-ins, and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 193 × 131 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 189 × 123 mm.

Early marginal annotation on A6r. Bibliographical notes in Dunn's hand on front endleaf.

Provenance: Richard Smith (sixteenth century). Marmaduke Peacocke (sixteenth century); signatures on E6v. George Dunn (1865-1912); printed label; sale, part II (1914), lot 1446. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 3842. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. U 8.26.

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