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Vegius, Maphaeus



Analysis of Content

[a2r] Vegius, Maphaeus: ‘Prologus' [addressed to] Eustathius [Vegius]. Incipit: ‘Dum repeterem nuper animo Eustochi frater, id quod sepius soleo . . .’ Maxima bibliotheca veterum patrum et antiquorum scriptorum ecclesiasticorum, ed. Philippe Despont and Marguerin de la Bigne, 28 vols (Lyons, 1707), XXVI 754. See Bertalot II/1: 295, no. 5443.

[a3r] Vegius, Maphaeus: Philalethes. ‘Dialogus inter Alithiam et Philaliten'. Incipit: ‘Philalites: Quae nam es tu mortalium, quae per uasta . . .?’ ‘atque ego te sequor libens’ Bibliotheca veterum patrum, XXVI 755-9.


Imprint: [Cologne: Printer of the ‘Historia S. Albani' (Johann Guldenschaff or Conrad Winters, de Homborch?), 1472]. 4°.


Collation: [a b8].

Types: Types: 97 (109) G; see BMC I 214. Capital spaces.

Leaves: 16 leaves.

Line number: 27 lines ([a4r]).

Type area: Type area: 136 ×90 mm ([a4r]).

Remarks: Leaf [a2r]: ‘Maphei Vegij laudenſis dialogus inter | Alithiam et Philaliten Incipit feliciter. | Prologus | [ ]Apheus Vegius. Euſtochio fratri | Salutem. dū repeterem nu[per] animo | . . .'; [b7v]: ‘ . . . Atq ƺ ego te | ſequor libens. | Explicit feliciter Mafei vegei dia | logus int̄ Alithiā [et] Philaliteij'.


ISTC: iv00113000

Hain: C 5960;

Goff: Goff V‑113;

Proctor: Pr 1010;

Others: Bradshaw 159 no IX; Sheppard 774; Voulliéme, Köln, 1203.

LCN: 14803034


Copy number: V-053(1)

Stubs of the blank leaves [a1] and [b8]. A section cut out of the lower margin of [a4].

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter parchment over marbled paper boards.

Size: 213 × 152 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 203 × 141 mm.

Two five-line German initals, paragraph marks, and capital strokes are supplied in red.

Provenance: Berne, diocese of Utrecht, Premonstratensian abbey, BVM et S. Johannes Baptista; see Catalogue d'une précieuse bibliothèque . . . provenant d'une ancienne Abbaye (Leiden, 13 Dec. 1887), lot 155. Purchased for 6 Marks; see Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.78.

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