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Bod-Inc: V-056

Vegius, Maphaeus



Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Philalethes.’

a1v Vegius, Maphaeus: ‘Prefatio' [addressed to] Eustathius [Vegius]. Incipit: ‘Dum repeterem nuper animo, Eustathi frater, id quod sepe soleo . . .’ See V‑053.

a3r Vegius, Maphaeus: Philalethes. Incipit: ‘Philalethes: Que nam es tu mortalium, que per uasta . . .’ expl: ‘atque ego te sequor libens’ See V‑053.

b3r ‘Tabula declaratiuus(!) quorundam terminorum ac instrumentorum quibus Alethia, id est Veritas, se afflictam et propulsam indicat'. Incipit: ‘Circulator: is dicit quam famam portat . . .’


Imprint: [Basel: Michael Furter, not after 1492]. 4°.


Collation: a b8.

Illustrations: Woodcut on a2v: see Schreiber.


ISTC: iv00117000

Hain: HC *15927;

Goff: Goff V‑117;


Proctor: Pr 7644;

Others: BSB‑Ink V‑68; CIBN V‑77; Oates 2825; Schreiber V 5417; Sheppard 2511.

LCN: 14803130


Copy number: V-056(1)

Binding: Late nineteenth-century blue cloth.

Size: 209 × 149 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 137 mm.

Some marginal notes, in red ink, in a contemporary German(?) hand, mainly extracting key words, and supplying brackets, headings, and pointing hands. Pencilled numbers ‘34', ‘15927' (erased), ‘XVII II.73' (erased), ‘M.N.054' (erased), ‘4? 417' (erased) and one other (erased) on a1r.

Woodcut marked with red ink. Some underlining also in red.

Provenance: Purchased on 27 Dec. 1884 from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 162, no. 1377, for 4 Marks; see Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.1.

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