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Bod-Inc: X-007

Ximenez de Prexano, Petrus

Confutatorium errorum contra claves Ecclesiae nuper editorum.


Analysis of Content

[*2r] [Table of contents.]

a1r Ximenez de Prexano, Petrus: ‘Prohemium' [addressed to] Alfonso Carrillo, Archbishop of Toledo. Incipit: ‘[R]euerendissimo in Christo patri ac magnificentissimo domino domino Illefonso Carrillo . . .’

a1r Ximenez de Prexano, Petrus: Confutatorium errorum contra claves Ecclesiae nuper editorum. Incipit: ‘[U]t autem illi qui predictum opusculum non viderunt habeant aliquam . . .’ Explicit: quod ad heresim pertinet The author is named in the colophon.

m10v [Colophon, naming the author and recording the conflict of Ferdinand and Isabella against the Moors, leading to the unification of Spain.]

n1r [Note about the ‘Confutatorium errorum']. Incipit: ‘[N]otandum quod cum predictum opus fuisset communicatum . . .’

n1r Sixtus IV, Pont. Max.: Bulla. Incipit: ‘[S]ixtus episcopus seruus seruorum Dei ad perpetuam rei memoriam. Licet ea que de nostro mandato rite fiant plenam . . .’ Dated 9 Aug. 1479.

n2r [Alphabetical chapter index.]


Imprint: Toledo: Juan Vasquez, 31 July 1486. Folio.


Collation: [*4] a–n10.


ISTC: ix00021000

Hain: HR 16243;

Goff: Goff X‑21;

BMC: BMC X 68;

Proctor: Pr 9604;

Others: Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, 712; Sheppard 7344; Vindel, Arte, VI 58: 8.

LCN: 14740427


Copy number: X-007(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [*1.4] and [n10].

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; red-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; bound for the Library.

Size: 301 × 219 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 295 × 200 mm.

Occasional underlining in the text in black ink.

Provenance: Probably the copy listed in the Benefactors' Register I 104 as having been purchased in 1605 with money given by Robert Cecil, Viscount Cranborne (1563-1612) (but with the date given as 1478: ‘P. Ximenis Confutatorium errorum contra claves Ecclesiae. fo. Tol. 1478'); X‑007 was certainly in the Library by 1620 (see below).

Former Bodleian shelfmark: [H 6]. 2 [Th.] (`2' across the fore-edge in black ink; James, Catalogus (1620), 534).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 3.6.

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