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Bod-Inc: V-036

Valla, Laurentius

De libero arbitrio.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Valla, Laurentius: De libero arbitrio. Dedicated to García [Aznarez de Añon], Bishop of Lerida. ‘De libero arbitrio et prouidencia diuina tractatulus'.’ Laurentii Vallae De libero arbitrio, ed. Maria Anfossi, Opuscoli filosofici, 6 (Florence, 1934).


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Georg Husner, c.1475]. Folio.


Collation: [a10].


ISTC: iv00070000

Hain: H *15830;

Goff: Goff V‑70;

BMC: BMC I 83;

Proctor: Pr 355;

Others: BSB‑Ink V‑26; CIBN V‑50; Sack, Freiburg, 3620; Sheppard 287.

LCN: 14801876


Copy number: V-036(1)

By errors of imposition the text of [a4v] has changed places with [a7r], and [a5r] with [a6v].

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled half calf with black cloth over pasteboards; bound for the Bodleian Library. Parchment index tab on [a2].

Size: 275 × 207 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 268 × 195 mm.

A contemporary hand has noted in the lower margin of [a1r] the errors of imposition of the printer: ‘Nota in hoc tractatulo per impressorem facta est notabilis foliorum transpositio et inordinata ordinatio . . .' The pages have been reordered by adding a letter of the alphabet on each page according to the proper order; the same hand has also corrected the text both in the margin and in the interlinear spaces. ‘2.' in brown ink in the upper right-hand corner of [a1r].

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' on [a1r]. Purchased for £0. 12. 0; see Books Purchased (1842), 43.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 3.41.

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