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Bod-Inc: V-172


Vocabularius: Gemmula vocabulorum, cum addito [Latin and Dutch].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Gemmula vocabulorum, cum addito: diligenter reuisa et emendata'.

a1v ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[S]uperioribus diebus varios prestantissimi ydeomatis latini magnificos floruisse videmus interpretes . . .’

a2r Vocabularius: Gemmula vocabulorum. Incipit: ‘[A] prepositio id est de f in Aalma interpretatur virgo abscondita een heymelic . . .’ Explicit: Zura est pars tibie brade vanden been


Imprint: Antwerp: Gerard Leeu, 23 Aug. 1486. 4°.


Collation: a8 b–y6 z8 A–N6 O P8.

Leaves: 236 leaves.

Illustrations: Woodcut and woodcut initials.


ISTC: iv00332170

Hain: C 6342;

Goff: Goff V‑329;

Proctor: Pr 9360;

Others: Campbell 788; HPT II 419; ILC 2188; Inventaris, 119; Sheppard 7210.

LCN: 14878644


Copy number: V-172(1)

Leaf a1v, l. 1: ‘ . . . yde | omatis', not as Campbell; a2r, l. 1: woodcut initial [A12] ‘Prepoſitio. id eſt de | . . .’

Binding: Nineteenth-century half red morocco over red paper; the spine gold-tooled. Yellow-edged leaves.

Size: 210 × 147 × 39 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 127 mm.

The title-page woodcut and the printer's device are coloured. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: F. Heussner (fl. 1857); Catalogue 589. Purchased by Jean de Meyer (1794-1869), for Fr 40 in 1857; see receipt (with catalogue number) pasted on the rear pastedown; sale (1869), lot 328. Sheppard records that this item was purchased in 1870, but it has not been identified in Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.76.

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