Physiologus de naturis duodecim animalium.
Analysis of Content
a2r [Introduction(?)]. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam secundum Platonem nihil est ortum sub sole cuius causa legitima non precessit . . .’ The anonymous commentator states that ‘ . . . causa efficiens scientie huius libri dicitur fuisse magister Theobaldus doctor et episcopus qui istum librum simplicibus uerbis composuit'.
a2v Theobaldus: Physiologus de naturis duodecim animalium. ‘De leone'. See T‑067.
a2v [Commentary.] Incipit: ‘Iste liber cuius subiectum uisum est diuiditur prima sui diuisione . . .’ The commentary alternates with the text. See T‑067.
Imprint: [Deventer: Richard Pafraet, between 29 June 1490 and 25 Jan. 1492]. 4°.
Hain: C 5779;
Goff: Goff T‑133;
BMC: BMC IX 62;
Proctor: Pr 9038;
Others: Campbell 1647; HPT I 108-11, II 408; ILC 2082; Sheppard 6957.
Copy number: T-068(1)
Binding: Nineteenth/twentieth-century orange paper boards.
Size: 185 × 144 × 6 mm.
Size of leaf: 181 × 132 mm.
On b5v an early note in German, in dark brown ink. A few other marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and identifying biblical quotations, and ‘nota' marks in a sixteenth-century hand, in brown ink. On a6v the word ‘missam' has been deleted, by the same hand.
Provenance and date of acquisition unknown; books with neighbouring shelfmarks were mostly acquired during the 1850s to 1870s.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 6.22.
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