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Bod-Inc: P-495


Psalterium [Greek and Latin].


Analysis of Content

[*1v] [Crastonus] Placentinus, Johannes: [Letter addressed to] Ludovicus Donatus, Bishop of Bergamo. Incipit: ‘Psalterii quod graece melos Dauid regis et prophetae inscribitur . . .’

a1r [Psalterium, Ps 1-151, Greek.] ‘ Δαυὶδ προφήτου καὶ βασιλέως μέλος ’.

a1r [Psalterium, Ps 1-151, Latin.] ‘David prophetae et regis melos'.

x5v [Cantica.] J. Mearnes, The Canticles of the Christian Church Eastern and Western in Early and Medieval Times (Cambridge, 1914), nos 4, 6, 3, 5, 1? (Or. Hesaiae: de nocte uigilat spiritus mei ad te), Oratio Ionae: Clamaui in tribulatione, Oratio Azariae ex libro Danielis: Benedictus es domine deus patrum nostrorum et laudabilis, 17, 7, 9, 8.

z6r [Colophon.]


Imprint: Milan: [Bonus Accursius], 20 Sept. 1481. 4°.


Collation: [*2] a–x8 y z6.


ISTC: ip01035000

Hain: HC *13454;

Goff: Goff P‑1035;

BMC: BMC VI 756;

Proctor: Pr 5966;

Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 793; CIBN P‑645; Oates 2294; Sheppard 4968-9.

LCN: 14086233, 14088954


Copy number: P-495(1)

Leaf z6r, colophon: ‘Impreſſum Mediolani Anno Mcccc.Lxxxi die .xx. Septembris'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled blue morocco, by A. Bauzonnet for F. Albertini, Principe di Cimitile, with the invoice, dated 20 Dec. 1837, inserted. With gilt and gauffered edges to leaves, marbled pastedowns, and red silk bookmark.

Size: 277 × 210 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 271 × 191 mm.

Provenance: F. Albertini, Principe di Cimitile (nineteenth century); see Catalogo della libreria di F. Albertini Principe di Cimitile (Naples, 1850), and Fava-Bresciano II 70. Purchased by Bywater 27 June 1894 from Ellis & Elvey, no. 326 (cutting from the catalogue pasted onto front pastedown). Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 2761. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. H 5.5.

Copy number: P-495(2)

Sheet a4 bound before a3.

A variant colophon: z6r, colophon: ‘Impreſſum Mediolani Impenſa Bonaccurſii Piſani.Anno Mcccc. Lxxxi | die .xx. Setembris'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled (fillets only) blue morocco, with the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Gilt-edged leaves, marbled pastedowns, and red silk bookmark.

Size: 283 × 205 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 273 × 187 mm.

Erased contemporary inscription on [*1r]. Manuscript foliation: 1-183 in brown ink in a modern hand, in the upper right-hand corner of the rectos.

Provenance: Purchased for £11. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1789), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. M inf. 2.13.

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