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Bod-Inc: P-542

Pulgar, Fernando de

Libro de los claros varones de Castilla [Castilian].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Pulgar, Fernando de: Libro de los claros varones de Castilla. Dedicated to Isabella I, Queen of Castile and Leon. Fernando del Pulgar, Claros varones de Castilla, ed. R. B. Tate (Oxford, 1971), 3-75; M. L. Dangerfield, Texts and Concordance of Fernando del Pulgar, ‘Claros varones de Castilla' and ‘Letras', Hispanic Seminary of Medieval Studies, 29 (Madison, Wis., 1986).

f3v Pulgar, Fernando de: Letras. J. Domínguez Bordona, Letras, Clasicos castellanos, 99 (Madrid, 1929); also ed. P. Elia, Collane di testi e studi ispanici. I: I testi critici (Pisa, 1982); M. L. Dangerfield, Texts and Concordance of Fernando del Pulgar, Claros varones de Castilla and Letras, Spanish series (Hispanic Seminary of Medieval Studies), 29 (Madison, Wis., 1986).

[*1r] Pulgar, Fernando de: ‘Tabla'. ed. Tate 1 (Letras not included).

[*2v] [Colophon.]

[*3v] [Mendoza, Innigo de: Dechado . . . a la muy escelente reina doña Isabel nuestra soberana señora.] ‘Ala reyna nuestra señora'. Incipit: ‘Alta reina esclarecida, guarnecida de grandezas muy reales'; 4 verses. ed. Tate 75-7.


Imprint: Seville: Stanislaus Polonus, 24 Apr. 1500. 4°.


Collation: a–l8 [*]4.

Illustrations: Woodcut and woodcut initials.

Remarks: Leaf b1r, l. 1: ‘ſa eſtouo algū tiempo enla indignaciō del rey. [et] pa | ‘, not as Haebler.


ISTC: ip01130000

Hain: C 4993;

Goff: Goff P‑1130;

BMC: BMC X 44;

Proctor: Pr 9544;

Others: Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, 566; K. Haebler, Geschichte des spanischen Frühdruckes in Stammbäumen (Leipzig, 1923), 402; Kurz 308; Sheppard 7313; Vindel, Arte, V 370: 136.

LCN: 14063951


Copy number: P-542(1)

Bound with:
2. Hieronymus de Torres y Aguilera, Chronica, etc. Zaragoza: Iuan Soler, 20 Feb. 1579.

Wanting [*3-4].

Binding: Nineteenth-century light brown morocco, stamped with the arms of Stuart de Rothesay: or, a fess chequy azure and argent and in chief a mullet. Sprinkled blue and red-edged leaves; green silk bookmark.

Size: 190 × 135 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 183 × 125 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and ‘nota' marks in an early hand in brown ink. On h2v five lines deleted in the same brown ink.

Provenance: Unidentified inscription on the title-page of item 2: ‘Ex libris [ ]'. Charles Stuart (1779-1845), Lord de Rothesay; sale, lot 2876, purchased by Stewart for £11. 0. 0. Purchased for £6. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1855), 50 (‘Sevilla, 1524' probably a mistake).

Former Bodleian shelfmark: 210 k.237.

SHELFMARK: Antiq. e.S.4(1).

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