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Bod-Inc: P-341

Platina, Bartholomaeus

De honesta voluptate et valetudine.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Platina, Bartholomaeus: De honesta voluptate et valetudine [addressed to] Bartholomaeus Roverella, Cardinal priest of S. Clemens. ‘Opusculum de obsoniis, de honesta uoluptate ac ualitudine.’ Incipit: ‘[E]rrabunt et quidem vehementer, amplissime pater B. Rouerella, qui hanc nostram susceptionem . . .’ Explicit: cum dedecore declinabimus See P‑338.

m2v [Colophon.]

m3r [Table of contents.]


Imprint: Bologna: Johannes Antonius de Benedictis, 11 May 1499. 4°.


Collation: a–m8.


ISTC: ip00766000

Hain: HC *13056;

Goff: Goff P‑766;

BMC: BMC VI 852;

Proctor: Pr 6666;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑564; Milham, ‘Latin Editions of Platina's De honesta voluptate’, 58 no. 7, without listing the Bodleian copy; Oates 2506; Sack, Freiburg, 2909; Sheppard 5411.

LCN: 14027730


Copy number: P-341(1)

Wanting the blank leaf m8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century diced russia; gold-tooled spine; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; marbled edges and pastedowns.

Size: 212 × 153 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 204 × 143 mm.

Early marginal and interlinear notes, consisting mainly of comments on the text and extraction of key words, mostly in black ink, but some (including scribbles) also in red crayon. Running book numbers are supplied in the upper margin in black ink.

Provenance: Purchased ‘At Wise's 2nd auction of Thorpe's Books', lot 302, for £0. 5. 6: see Books Purchased (1832), 3, and Financial Statements (1828-32, 1837-40; Library Records b.4), no. 16, ‘Books purchased by the Librarian'.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.18.

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