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Bod-Inc: V-057

Vegius, Maphaeus

Vita divi Antonii.


Analysis of Content

a1r Vegius, Maphaeus: [Preface addressed to] Eugenius IV, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[E]ugeni o ductor populi custosque fidelis | Quae legis haec nostri dona laboris habe'; 8 elegiac distichs. Maxima bibliotheca veterum patrum et antiquorum scriptorum ecclesiasticorum, ed. P. Despont and M. de la Bigne, 28 vols (Lyons, 1707), XXVI 773. See Bertalot I 74, no. 1625.

a1r Vegius, Maphaeus: Vita divi Antonii. ‘Antoniados'. Incipit: ‘[N]on hic Pegasides non ficta et inania musae | Nomina non prisco numen de more uocarim'; hexameters. Bibliotheca veterum patrum, XXVI 773-7. See Bertalot I 168, no. 3676.


Imprint: Deventer: Jacobus de Breda, [between 9 Aug. 1490 and 31 Oct. 1492]. 4°.


Collation: a6 b4.


ISTC: iv00119000

Hain: HC 15921;

Goff: Goff V‑119;


Proctor: Pr 9068;

Others: Campbell 1712; CIBN V‑79; HPT II 413; ILC 2144; Oates 3550; Sheppard 6992.

LCN: 14693845


Copy number: V-057(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century paper boards. ‘L | []89' in brown ink on paper label at the base of the spine.

Size: 209 × 145 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 208 × 144 mm.

One marginal note in a contemporary Netherlandish hand, defining a word in the text.

On a1r a four-line initial ‘E' is supplied in interlocked red and blue, with red pen-work decoration extending into the inner and upper margins; a three-line initial ‘N' is supplied in blue with red pen-work extending into the lower margin. Elsewhere initials are supplied in red or blue; paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining in red.

Provenance: Nineteenth-century bookseller's pencilled note on rear pastedown: ‘1-1-05=0= 16 décembre 1841 n o' 14721 = Dedd[ ] . . .' François-Joseph Vergauwen (1801-1881); perhaps purchased at Liège in 1851; see note on the front pastedown; sale catalogue (1884), part II, lot 161. See Catalogue d'une précieuse bibliothèque . . . provenant d'une ancienne Abbaye (Leiden, 13 Dec. 1887), lot 156; purchased for 5 Marks; see Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.79.

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