Analysis of Content
a1v Gregorius [I, Pont. Max.]: Homeliae [in Evangelia (extract)]. PL LXXVI 1080.
a1v [Innocentius III, Pont. Max.]; B. D. F.: [De contemptu mundi]. PL CCXVII 76, with variations.
a2r Proba: Centones Vergilii. ‘Probe Falconix Centone clarissime femine excerptum . . .’ Incipit: ‘Iam dudum temerasse duces pia federa pacis'; hexameters. See P‑464. The verses are divided into sections with headings. References to the Vergilian text are given beside some lines. Text ends at line 646.
c8r [Heading index.]
Imprint: [Paris]: Guy Marchant, for himself and for Alexander Alyate, 3 Mar. 1499/1500. 4°.
Remarks: With the device of Marchant on the title-page instead of that of Alyate: see Polain, Marques, no. 87.
Hain: HC 6908;
Goff: Goff P‑989;
BMC: BMC VIII 66;
Proctor: Pr 8028;
Others: CIBN P‑613; Claudin II 345; Oates 2968.5; Sheppard 6240-1.
Copy number: P-467(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled half purple morocco, with purple cloth; gilt-edged leaves and marbled pastedowns.
Size: 200 × 139 × 8 mm.
Size of leaf: 194 × 129 mm.
Two interlinear comments in a sixteenth-century hand.
Provenance: David Laing (1793-1878); sale (20 July 1880), lot 1781. Purchased by Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 1284. Bequeathed in 1914.
SHELFMARK: Byw. M 9.16.
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