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Bod-Inc: S-050

Samuel, Rabbi

Epistola contra Judaeorum errores (trans. Alphonsus Boni Hominis).


Analysis of Content

aa1r [Title-page.] ‘Rationes breues magni rabi Samuelis . . .’

aa2r [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[T]ractatus iste qui multum valet ad conuincendum Iudeos de errore suo . . .’

aa2v Alphonsus Boni Hominis: ‘Epistola' [addressed to] Hugo [de Vaucemain] Master of the Dominican Order. See S‑049.

aa3r Samuel, Rabbi: Epistola contra Judaeorum errores. Translated by Alphonsus Boni Hominis. See S‑046, but with different explicit, for which see S‑049.

dd6r ‘Nota'. Incipit: ‘Nota iste libellus videtur fuisse occultatus per Iudeos . . .’


Imprint: Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 1493. 4°.


Collation: aa–dd6.

Illustrations: Woodcut.


ISTC: is00110000

Hain: HC *14268;

Goff: Goff S‑110;

BMC: BMC I 279;

Proctor: Pr 1321;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑444; Oates 752; Sack, Freiburg, 3144; Schreiber 5194; Sheppard 993; Voulliéme, Köln, 1062.

LCN: 14076392


Copy number: S-050(1)

Binding: Nineteenth/twentieth-century marbled paper wrappers.

Size: 202 × 142 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 140 mm.

‘4' in brown ink in the middle of the upper margin of aa1r. Occasional marginal notes, extracting key words, in an early hand, brown ink.

Some yellow wash in the woodcut. Initials, paragraph marks, and chapter heading underlining are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Probably a duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘2095' in pencil on dd6v. Purchased from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 160 (1884), no. 346, for 6 Marks; see Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.36.

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