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Bod-Inc: T-229

Tostado, Alphonsus, de Madrigal

Floretum sancti Matthaei (ed. Petrus Ximenez de Prexano with Johannes de Arellano and Johannes de Revenga).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘El Tostado sobre sannt Matheo'.

a2r Ximenez de Prexano, Petrus: [Editorial note.] Incipit: ‘[V]t ait beatus Ambrosius in diuinis uoluminibus reus scribitur qui non studit . . .’

a2r Tostado, Alphonsus, de Madrigal: Floretum sancti Matthaei [Part I]. Edited by Petrus Ximenex de Prexano, as stated in his note, with the help of his friends Johannes de Arellano and Johannes de Revenga, as stated in the second colophon. ‘Introductio auctoris'.’ Incipit: ‘[V]eteribus magna pro parte explicitis . . . Liber genera. Hic incipit euangelium Mathei, quod inter omnia primum ponitur . . .’

ii5r [First colophon.]

ii5v ‘Tabula'. An alphabetical list of the subjects contained in the first part of the commentary.

kk7v [Errata.] ‘Dictiones que in hac prima parte perlecta inuente sunt errate hoc in loco et correcte posite sunt et castigate et sunt quidem que sequuntur'.

A1r [Title-page.] ‘La segunda parte del Tostado sobre sannt Matheo'.

A2r Tostado, Alphonsus, de Madrigal: Floretum sancti Matthaei [Part II]. Incipit: ‘[E]t post dies posita est in precedentibus a Matheo ecclesie in fide gentium fundatio . . .’

II10r [Second colophon.]

KK1r ‘Tabula secunde partis'. An alphabetical list of the subjects contained in the second part of the commentary.


Imprint: Seville: Compañeros alemanes (Paulus de Colonia, Johann Pegnitzer, Magnus Herbst, and Thomas Glockner), 1491. Folio.

Remarks: In two parts, dated: (I) 1491; (II) 30 Sept. 1491.


Collation: Part I: a–n8 o12 p–z aa–kk8; part II: A–Z AA–HH8 II10 KK14.


ISTC: it00407000

Hain: H *15581;

Goff: Goff T‑407;

BMC: BMC X 34;

Proctor: Pr 9521;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑397; CIBN T‑299; Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, 388; Oates 4041; Sack, Freiburg, 3489; not in Sheppard; Vindel, Arte, V 40: 25.

LCN: 14719727


Copy number: T-229(1)

Part I only. Wanting a1.

Binding: Nineteenth/twentieth-century Spanish brown sheep, blind-tooled in imitation of fifteenth-century Spanish style.

Size: 343 × 251 × 80 mm.

Size of leaf: 335 × 233 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands in a contemporary Spanish hand in brown ink. Some other marginal notes in a sixteenth-century humanist hand, also in brown ink.

Main initials are supplied in red and blue interlocked; other initials are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: On a2r, b3r, and other pages, a circular black stamp, with dentelle edges, has been covered with black ink. On kk7r the oval stamp of ‘Ricardo Palma Bibliotecario' is covered in black ink. A different stamp in violet ink, ending with a long line, probably below a name, has also been covered in black ink on kk8r. Eduardo J. Bullrich; green leather label. D. L. Alvear (fl. 1952); sale (1952), lot 382. Purchased on 16 Apr. 1981 from Charles Traylen, Catalogue 92, no. 429, for £480 through the Friends of the Bodleian Library; see ledger (1980/1), no. 1070.

SHELFMARK: Inc. c. S4.1491.3.

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