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Bod-Inc: T-230


Tractado de la vida y estado de la perfeccion [Spanish].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Tractado de la vida y estado de la perfeccion. ‘Prohemio' [addressed to] Juan de P.; brethren of the Benedictine monastery of S. Benito, Valladolid, OSB. Incipit: ‘[A] honor et alabança de nuestro señor Ihesu Christo et de su gloriosa madre et a consolacion uuestra amado hermano . . .’ See E. Zaragoza Pascual, Los generales de la congregacion de San Benito de Valladolid, 6 vols (Silos, 1973-87), Apendice literario II 460.

a2r Tractado de la vida y estado de la perfeccion. Incipit: ‘[A]nsi como los fines de las artes et ciencias particulares . . . el triste consolado. Onde nos lleue Iesu Christo . . .’

m6r [Colophon.]

A1r ‘Tabla'.


Imprint: Salamanca: [Printer of Nebrissensis, ‘Gramatica'], 27 Apr. 1499. Folio.


Collation: a–f8 g h6 i8 k–m6 A4.

Illustrations: Woodcut and woodcut initials.


ISTC: it00411000

Hain: C 5853;

Goff: Goff T‑411;

Proctor: Pr 9569A;

Others: Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, 650; Sheppard 7329; Vindel, Arte, II 161: 105 (VIII: 175).

LCN: 14718919


Copy number: T-230(1)

Leaf a1v, l. 2: ‘la viada . . . Iuan de .P. enla caſa . . .'; l. 4: ‘ . . . alabāca'; m6r (Colophon): ‘Impreſſo . . . | xxvij. de abril', all not as Haebler.

Binding: Sixteenth-century Spanish limp parchment, with two leather ties. Manuscript title along the spine in brown ink. ‘231' in brown ink on a square paper label at the head of the spine.

Size: 283 × 200 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 195 mm.

A few marginal notes, mostly scribbles and pen-trials in a young Spanish hand, in Spanish in brown and red ink, also pointing hands and rough drawings.

Provenance: Defaced nineteenth-century book label of a Madrid bookseller is pasted on the verso of the front endleaf: Libreria | de | (?) Sanchez | (?)tas 23 | Madrid'. Purchased for Fl. 85 from Martinus Nijhoff, Catalogue 295 (1899), no. 506 ‘Salamanca'; see Library Bills, 12 Dec. 1899 [an almost identically worded entry appears in Catalogue 293 (1899), no. 2765, for what is clearly the same copy; it was not purchased from this catalogue (as Sheppard had assumed), because it is not listed on the Bodleian's ‘Form for examination of booksellers' and sale-catalogues' which is pasted into the Library's copy of the sale catalogue); it would appear that this item did not sell in Catalogue 293, so was readvertised in Catalogue 295, from which it was purchased by the Library.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. S6.1499.1.

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