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Bod-Inc: Z-013

Zerbus, Gabriel



Analysis of Content

[*1v] Zerbus, Gabriel: ‘Prologus' [addressed to] Innocentius VIII, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[A]ntiquo ac paterno olim fere consensu natura et ratione ducente confessum est imenso numine . . .’

[*3v] ‘Tabula huius libri'.

[a1r] Zerbus, Gabriel: Gerentocomia. Incipit: ‘[S]enectus quam Galienus semitam ad mortem appellat . . .’

[q7v] [Colophon.]

[q8r] ‘Registrum'.

[r1r] ‘Emendationes errorum secundum ordinem chartarum'. Incipit: ‘Folio secundo facie prima linea septima . . .’


Imprint: Rome: Eucharius Silber, 27 Nov. 1489. 4°.


Collation: [*6 a–q8 r2].


ISTC: iz00026000

Hain: HR 16284;

Goff: Goff Z‑6;

BMC: BMC IV 110;

Proctor: Pr 3840;

Others: BSB‑Ink Z‑42; Sheppard 3039.

LCN: 14743382


Copy number: Z-013(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) Italian paper boards, backed with parchment.

Size: 213 × 149 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 135 mm.

Some early marginal annotations, including extraction of key words and pointing hands. Bibliographical notes by Wodhull on the recto of the front endleaf.

Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); Morelli (1787), I 1915 (number in black ink on the front pastedown); sale (1789), lot 6816; purchased by Wodhull; inscription on the recto of the front endleaf: ‘Pinelli Auction = 15s = M: Wodhull Apr. 16th 1789'. Michael Wodhull (1740-1816); note on the recto of the rear endleaf: ‘Nov. 27th 1805'. John Edmund Severne (1826-1899); pencil shelfmark(?) ‘x.4.15' on the front pastedown; sale (1886), lot 2801; apparently purchased at this sale, but not identified in Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.55.

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