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Bod-Inc: R-066

Richardus de Bury

Philobiblon (ed. Jodocus Bodius Ascensius).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Trithemius, Johannes: [Extract from De scriptoribus ecclesiasticis.] Incipit: ‘Richardus de Bury episcopus Dunelmensis . . .’ Explicit: anno domini 1350 Johannes Trithemius, De scriptoribus ecclesiasticis (Cologne, 1546), 254; ed. G. A. Fabricius, Bibliotheca ecclesiatica (Hamburg, 1718), no. DCXXIV.

a1v Badius Ascensius, Jocodus: [Letter addressed to] Laurentius Burellus, Bishop of Sisteron. Renouard, Badius, II 253. Dated Paris, 1 Mar. 1500.

a2r Richardus de Bury: Philobiblon. ‘Prologus in librum de amore librorum qui dicitur philobiblion'. Incipit: ‘[V]niuersis Christifidelibus ad quos presentis scripture tenor peruenerit Richardus de Buri miseratione diuina . . . Thesaurus desiderabilis sapientie . . .’ Explicit: fruibilis faciei conspectum See R‑064.


Imprint: Paris: Gaspard Philippe, for Jean Petit, 1 Mar. 1500-1. 4°.


Collation: a b8 c6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ir00193000

Hain: HC 4152;

Goff: Goff R‑193;


Proctor: Pr 8412;

Others: CIBN R‑123; Hillard 1747; Sheppard 6555.

LCN: 13958680


Copy number: R-066(1)

Bound with A‑157(3); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 202 × 140 mm.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.15(3).

Copy number: R-066(2)

Binding: Twentieth-century(?) English purple morocco, with panelled back; bound by Zaehnsdorf, probably for Ehrman.

Size: 205 × 140 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 137 mm.

Provenance: Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); armorial book-plate; purchased from Weil in 1948 for £165; accession no. ‘R 556'. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 70.43.

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