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Bod-Inc: P-386


De claris mulieribus, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v ‘Tabula.’

a2r Plutarchus: De claris mulieribus. ‘De uirtutibus mulierum.’ Translated by Alamannus Rinutinus. Incipit: ‘[C]ogitanti mihi de mulierum uirtutibus longe ab opinione . . .’ Explicit: finem ciuibus suis imposuit

g2r Guarinus Veronensis: [Letter addressed to] Jacobus Lavagnola. Incipit: ‘[G]uarinus Veronensis ornatissimo uiro Jacobo Lauagnolo salutem. Cum te Polianum, suauissime Jacobe, me uero Polizelanus . . .’ Explicit: scripta subiunxi

g2v Plutarchus [pseudo-]: Parellela minora. ‘Paralelia'. [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[P]ersarum praefectus Dathis nomine cum trecentis milibus . . .’ Explicit: scriptum reliquit Guarinus records his work as translator in the letter to Jacobus Lavagnola (see above).


Imprint: [Venice: Bernardinus Venetus, de Vitalibus, c.1498-1500]. 4°.


Collation: a–i4.


ISTC: ip00820000

Hain: HR 13142; C 4778;

Goff: Goff P‑820;

BMC: BMC V 550;

Proctor: Pr 5531;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑622; Sheppard 4602.

LCN: 14016111


Copy number: P-386(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) English blind-tooled calf; sprinkled red-edged leaves.

Size: 217 × 163 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 208 × 150 mm.

Occasional early marginal annotations, including extraction of key words, and ‘nota' marks.

Provenance: Richard Plumtre (sixteenth century); inscriptions on i4v: ‘Richarde Plumtre owth thys boke'; ‘Richard Plumtre amen dico vobis herde Plutarch[ ] to teche lat[ ]'. Thomas Rawlinson (1681-1725); sale, pt 9 (16 Oct. 1727), lot 2506 (number written in black ink on the recto of the front endleaf). Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755)(?). A rectangular paper ticket at the head of the spine, bearing the number ‘189' in black ink, covering a lozenge-shaped ticket, with a second lozenge-shaped ticket at the tail. Presumably bequeathed by R. Rawlinson.

SHELFMARK: 4o Rawl. 84.

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