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Bod-Inc: S-053

Samuel, Rabbi

Epistola contra Judaeorum errores.


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, not after 1497]. 4°.

Remarks: The colophon reads 1499, but a copy was bound at Groningen in 1497; see BMC.


Collation: aa–dd6.


ISTC: is00114000

Hain: HC *14271;

Goff: Goff S‑114;

BMC: BMC I 291;

Proctor: Pr 1361;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑443; Sack, Freiburg, 3143; Sheppard 982; Voulliéme, Köln, 1063.

LCN: 14076407


Copy number: S-053(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blue cloth. Scar of an index tab on aa2.

Size: 212 × 145 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 133 mm.

‘15' in pencil on aa1r.

Principal initials are supplied in blue with reserved white decoration. Other initials, paragraph marks, and chapter heading underlining are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased from Joseph Baer & Co., Catalogue 143 (1884), no. 173, for 6 Marks; see Library Bills (1884).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.37.

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