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Bod-Inc: V-131

Vincentius Bellovacensis

Speculum doctrinale.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*2r] ‘Tabula'.

A1r Vincentius Bellovacensis: Speculum doctrinale. ‘Prohemium'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam igitur in prima huius totius operis parte quod speculum maius ut dictum est appellatur . . .’

A1r Vincentius Bellovacensis: Speculum doctrinale. Incipit: ‘  “[H]omo cum in honore esset non intellexit  “ [Ps 48,13] . . . elephas natet’ See V‑130.


Imprint: Venice: Hermannus Liechtenstein, 13 Jan. 1494. Folio.


Collation: [*]10 A–I kk L–Z AA–HH8 II10.

Remarks: Gathering [*] is numbered ‘2 3 4 5', but not signed.


ISTC: iv00281000

Hain: C 6241 (II);

Goff: Goff V‑281;

BMC: BMC V 358;

Proctor: Pr 4796;

Others: BSB‑Ink V‑200; CIBN V‑196 (II); Hillard 2064; Oates 1891, 1892; Rhodes 1811; Sack, Freiburg, 3671; Sheppard 3945; Voorbij no. 7.

LCN: 14695388


Copy number: V-131(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over pasteboards; sprinkled red-edged leaves; heavily cut.

Size: 332 × 219 × 53 mm.

Size of leaf: 324 × 217 mm.

Provenance: Buxheim, Bavaria, Carthusians, BVM; on [*2r]: ‘Carthusiae Buxheim' and stamp on [*3r]; Graf von Ostein, 1803. Sold in 1883 by Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim (1820-1895); Buxheim sale, lot 3339. Purchased by Falconer Madan for the Bodleian in 1884 for 10 Marks; see Library Bills, 19 Feb. 1884; see also Honemann, ‘Buxheim Collection', Bod41.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 4.20.

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