Salomon et Marcolphus
Dialogus Salomonis et Marcolphi [Version Δ].
Imprint: [Venice: Baptista de Tortis, post 1500]. 8°.
Remarks: As assigned and dated by CIBN, which records as 8°. Previously dated and assigned [Pavia: Jacobus de Paucis Drapis, Burgofrancho, c.1505] from Bodleian, Pre-1920 Catalogue, which records it as 4°. Unassigned in Pr and IGI.
Illustrations: Woodcut and woodcut initials.
GW: GW XI Sp. 286a;
Hain: C 5239;
Proctor: Pr 7430;
Others: CIBN I, p. 644; Dialogue or Communing, ed. Duff, 19; IGI 3412; Sander 6692; not in Sheppard.
Copy number: (S-044)(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter gold-tooled calf over pasteboards covered with floral paper; sprinkled red-edged leaves. A woodcut of ‘Salomon rex' from an edition of Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle (not yet identified) is pasted onto the rear pastedown.
Size: 208 × 153 × 10 mm.
Size of leaf: 200 × 145 mm.
Extensive bibliographical notes in Douce's hand.
Provenance: Dr John Monro (1715-1791); bought by Douce at his sale (23 Apr. 1792), lot 3226, for £0. 3. 0. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.
SHELFMARK: Douce 115.
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