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Bod-Inc: Z-003

Zacharias, Jacobus

Inscriptiones epistolares (ed. Gabriel Apollonius).


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Apollonius, Gabriel: [Letter addressed to] Andreas Brentius. Incipit: ‘Feci ut me, amantissime, monuisti, preceptor optime, nam hunc inscriptionum libellum, quem Jacobus Zacharias . . .’

[a2v] Zacharias, Jacobus: [Inscriptiones epistolares.] Edited by Gabriel Apollonius, as noted in the above letter. Incipit: ‘Ad summum Pontificem. Intus. Sanctissime ac clementissime in Christo pater et domine domine . . .’

[d4r] [Apollonius, Gabriel(?): Note addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Hec pauca que intra numerum constringi potuerunt breuiter accurateque annotata sunt . . .’

[d4r] [Apollonius, Gabriel(?): Second note addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Si titulum nomenque petis quod epistola tergo exigit hinc facile discere scriba potes.’

[d4r] [Apollonius, Gabriel(?): Verse addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Scriba tue si scire cupis nunc munia charte | Hunc mercare librum nam inde peritus eris'; 2 lines of verse.


Imprint: [Rome: Stephan Plannck, 1481-7]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard.


Collation: [a–d6].

Types: Type: 88 G, second state.


ISTC: iz00012500

Proctor: Pr 3794;

Others: IGI 10432; Polain 4803; Sheppard 2946.

LCN: 14743321


Copy number: Z-003(1)

Misbound in the following order: gathering [a], [b1,2,5,6], [c1,5,2,6], [b3], [c3], [d3,4], [c4], [b4], [d1,2,5,6].

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with brown cloth; bound for the Bodleian Library; sprinkled red-edged leaves; remains of blue paper index tab on [a1].

Size: 184 × 142 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 179 × 131 mm.

On [a1r] a verse in the hand of Fabricius, prefixed by a German tag ‘Gottes ehr mein Lehr': ‘Ut sacra fructificent diuini semina uerbi | Sit tua, summe deus gloria sermo meus'.

Provenance: Anthonius Fabricius (sixteenth century); inscription on [a1r]: ‘Ex libris Anthonii Fabricii SS. Theologiæ Doctoris'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dpl' in faint pencil on [a1r]. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.31.

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