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Bod-Inc: T-252

Trithemius, Johannes

De vanitate et miseria humanae vitae.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Trithemius, Johannes: De vanitate et miseria vitae humanae. Incipit: ‘[C]um nihil sit uita presens superne felicitati comparata . . .’ Explicit: clementia uitam nobis concedat eternam Paralipomena, ed. Busaeus, 784-805; see Arnold 243.


Imprint: Mainz: Peter von Friedberg, 1495. 4°.


Collation: A–C6 D4.


ISTC: it00457000

Hain: HC *15635;

Goff: Goff T‑457;

BMC: BMC I 48;

Proctor: Pr 182;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑464; CIBN T‑331; Oates 62; Sack, Freiburg, 3503; Sheppard 119.

LCN: 14718909


Copy number: T-252(1)

Wanting the blank leaf D4.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blue paper boards.

Size: 216 × 155 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 146 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and, on C5v the quotation ‘O mors quam amare est memoria', in an early German hand in brown ink; in the same hand also a few initials.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 31.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.31.

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