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Bod-Inc: T-201

Thomas de Hibernia

Manipulus florum, seu Sententiae Patrum.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Manipulus Florum.’

a2r Thomas de Hibernia: [Prologue.] See T‑200. The prologue in the edition continues with a brief note to the reader.

a2v Thomas de Hibernia: Manipulus Florum. Incipit: ‘[A]bstinentia. Bonum est in cibo cum granorum actore percipere . . .’ See T‑200.

M7v ‘Tabula'. Incipit: ‘A. Abstinentia, Abusio, Acceptio . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis, 20 Dec. [c.1494]. 4°.


Collation: a–z & A–M8.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ih00150000

Hain: HC *8543;

Goff: Goff H‑150;

BMC: BMC V 420;

Proctor: Pr 5137;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑339; Sack, Freiburg, 3464; Sheppard 4127.

LCN: 14098087


Copy number: T-201(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century parchment over hard paper boards, the spine gold-tooled: at the head a gilt stamp bearing a coat of arms (Austria?): gules a fess argent surmounted by a crown; on a double-headed eagle carrying a sword and orb, surmounted by a large crown; the title in gilt on red leather labels. Patterned paper pastedowns. Red-edged leaves. Remains of a leather index tab on a1.

Size: 205 × 151 × 45 mm.

Size of leaf: 197 × 133 mm.

On a1r in a contemporary hand in brown ink after the printed title: ‘A Magistro Thoma de Hybernia: ordinis predicatorum'. On the front pastedown on a white paper label: ‘12. G. 5' in brown and black ink; ‘672/4o D.I.4 6/9 859' in pencil.

Provenance: Blurred stamp, unidentified. Austria(?) (nineteenth century); see coat of arms above. Apparently purchased by Bywater through Francke in 1879; see cutting from sale catalogue attached to front pastedown: ‘list by Francke, 1879'. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 3383. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. T 7.11.

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