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Bod-Inc: S-042

Salomon et Marcolphus

Dialogus [Version Δ1 ].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Collationes quas dicuntur fecisse mutuo rex Salomon sapientissimus et Marcolphus facie deformis et turpissimus tamen ut fertur eloquentissimus sequuntur. Marcholphus'.

a2r Dialogus Salomonis et Marcolphi. See S‑040.


Imprint: [Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, c.1497-99]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by CIBN from the state of the types; GW dates [c.1497].


Collation: a6 b4.

Types: Types: 80 G, 280 G.


ISTC: is00101500

GW: GW 12777;

Hain: HC *14251;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑119; CIBN D-104; Dialogue or Communing, ed. Duff, 18; Sack, Freiburg, 3139; Sheppard 1065; not in Voulliéme, Köln.

LCN: 14121948


Copy number: S-042(1)

Bound with:
1. Bartholomaeus Zambertus, Comedia . . . Dolotechne. Strasbourg: Matthias Schürer, 1511;
2. Jacobus Montanus, Odarum spiritualium liber. Strasbourg: Matthias Schürer, 1513;
3. Desiderius Erasmus, De ratione studii. [Strasbourg: n. pr.], Mar. 1519;
5. Henricus Bebelius, Triumphus veneris. Strasbourg: [Matthias Schürer], 1515;
6. Wilhelm, Graf von Fürstenberg, Declaration . . . touchant la querelle qu'il a avec Sebastien Vogelspergern. [N. pl.: n. pr.], 15 Sept. 1539;
7. Baptista Guarinus, De ordine docendi ac discendi. Strasbourg: [Matthias] Schürer, Mar. 1514;
8. Michael Marullus, Epigrammata et hymni. Strasbourg: Matthias Schürer, July 1509;
9. Komplexion. Strasbourg: Johann Knobloch, 1516;
10. Publius Vergilius Maro, Bucolica. Strasbourg: [Matthias] Schürer, Nov. 1517.

Binding: Eighteenth-century English, probably bound for Thomas Coke between 1718 and perhaps 1728. On both covers double gold fillets form a border, inside which is a roll of blind-tooled dentelle. On both covers the armorial stamp of Coke of Holkham, impaling Tufton: see Davenport, 122. Sprinkled red-edged leaves.

Size: 176 × 132 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 168 × 125 mm.

Items 3 and 10 are annotated by the owner.

Provenance: Johannes Sphyractes (1508-1578); inscriptions on the first leaf of each item except for nos 7 and 8: ‘Sum Johannis Sphyractae Basiliensis et amicorum'. Holkham Hall, Norfolk, Earls of Leicester. Purchased in 1953.

SHELFMARK: Holk. e.107(4).

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