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Bod-Inc: R-085

Rodericus Zamorensis

Speculum vitae humanae.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Introduction.] Incipit: ‘Ad sanctissimum et B. dominum dominum Paulum secundum pontificem . . .’

[a1r] Rodericus Zamorensis: [Dedicatory letter addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘Cogitanti mihi hanc munitissimam Romane tue urbis . . .’

[a3r] Rodericus Zamorensis: Speculum vitae humanae. ‘Prefacio'. Incipit: ‘[V]erum B. pater ut aptior dulciorque sit . . .’

[a6r] ‘De materiis pertractandis in primo libro et de tabula capitulorum eius'.

[b4v] Rodericus Zamorensis: Speculum vitae humanae. Incipit: ‘[S]uper cunctas humanas temporalesque dignitates . . .’ See R‑083.

[C1r] ‘Repertorium siue tabula per alphabetum'.


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, not after 1472]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by CIBN; Polain and Voulliéme date [c.1470], Sheppard [not before 1470].


Collation: [a–z A B8 C6].


ISTC: ir00218000

Hain: HC *13933;

Goff: Goff R‑218;

BMC: BMC I 187;

Proctor: Pr 852;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑60; CIBN R‑140; Hillard 1753; Oates 343; Polain 3440; Sheppard 666; Voulliéme, Köln, 1025.

LCN: 14075756


Copy number: R-085(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [C5,6].

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled red morocco. Gilt-edged leaves and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 204 × 150 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 197 × 130 mm.

On [a1r] a manuscript title is provided in a contemporary German hand. Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, providing chapter numbers, underlining, and ‘nota' marks in the same hand.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1850), 50.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.76.

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