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Introduction to the SIL Incunabula CollectionExplore the Incunabula CollectionVisit the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology

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Author: Priscian, fl. ca. 500-530
Short Title: Works (1485)
Title: Iuliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem.
Imprint: Venice: [Hannibal Foxius et socii, 22 Sept. 1485]
Comments and Notes: Contents: De octo partibus orationis; De constructione; De duodecim carminibus; De numeris; De ponderibus et mensuris; De versibus comicis; De declinationibus. Add: (Pseudo-) Priscianus: De accentibus. (Pseudo-) Hermogenes: De praeexercitamentis rhetorices. Rufinus Antiochensis: De metris comicis; De litteraturis; De compositione et metris oratorum. Dionysius Periegetes: De situ orbis. Tr: Priscianus. Text includes some Greek words and phrases. Title from incipit (leaf a2 recto). Edited by Benedictus Brugnolus. Imprint from Goff; the "socii" mentioned in the colophon were Marinus Saracenus and an unidentified Bartholomaeus (perhaps B. de Confaloneriis or B. de Blavis?) Colophon (leaf I9 verso) reads: "... Haec postmodu[m] Ha[n]nibal Foxius Parme[n]sis: & caeteri eius optimi socii acurate dilige[n]terq[ue] i[m]primere adnixi su[n]t: idq[ue] Deo maximo bene iuua[n]te effeceru[n]t. Venetiis. Anno Mcccclxxxv. x. Cale[n]das Octobris. ..." Signatures: a8 b6 c-e8 f6 g-k8 l-o6 p-q8 r6 s8 t-u6 x-y8 z6 &8 [con]8 [rum]8 A-H8 I10. Leaf a1 is blank; wanting in Dibner Library copy. Leaves printed on both sides; 38-39 lines per page. Guide-letters; printer's device on leaf I10 recto. Dibner library copy imperfect: Leaves I3 and I8 wanting; replaced by photocopied leaves. Ms. notes throughout; some affected by cropped margins or water-stains. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Bound in modern half-vellum over grey paper boards.
Smithsonian Call Number: PA6642 .A2 1485
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIP00967000-B
P-0967
 
 
 
 

Author: Avienus, Rufius Festus
Short Title: Works (1488)
Title: [Opera.]
Imprint: Venice: Impressum Venetiis arte & ingenio Antonii de Strata Cremonensis, 1488 octauo calendas Nouembres [25 Oct.].
Comments and Notes: Editio princeps; edited by Victor Pisanus. Imprint from colophon, leaf p6 recto. Signatures: a10 b-p8; leaves a1, g8, p7, and p8 are blank. Includes verse translations of Aratus' Phaenomena; also includes the Liber medicinalis of Serenus Sammonicus. Written in ink below imprint: Sigismundi Golphi Codex. Armorial book plate signed Paulus Minguet on verso of what was the front paste down of an earlier binding: D. Ant. Alvarez de Abreu a Supr. Indiar. Consilio et Camera.
Smithsonian Call Number: PA6227 .A2 1488
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Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIA01432000-B
A-1432
 
 
 
 

Author: Gerson, Jean, 1363-1429
Short Title: Works (1489)
Title: Inuentari u eorum que in operibus Gersonis continentur.
Imprint: Nuremberg: [Georges Stuchs], 1489.
Comments and Notes: In three parts, dated: I) 22 Nov. 1489; II) 1 Aug. 1489; III) 21 Oct. 1489. Printer and place of publication from Goff, cited below. Signatures: pt. 1: A-E8 F12 a-r8 [long s]8 s- t8 u8 v8 w8 x-z8 [et]8 [cum]8 [tra?]8 [rum]8; pt. 2: A-2M8 2N10; pt. 3: aa-zz8 Aa-Zz8 AA- DD8. Woodcut (Gerson as pilgrim) on t.p. verso, pts. 1 and 2, attributed to Dürer--cf. A.M. Hind. Introduction to a history of woodcut, v. 1, p. 379-381. Some initial letters rubricated; others inscribed in blue. Imperfect: Part 3 lacking; signature statement from Polain. Also lacking final leaf in pt. 2. Xerox copy of an unidentified crest pasted down to back free endpaper, pt. 1; motto: In Domino confido. Blind stamped vellum binding.
Smithsonian Call Number: BX1749 .G38 1489
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Goff
Hain-Copinger
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Polain
UKBYIG00188000-B
G-0188
 
 
 
 

Author: Boethius, d. 524
Short Title: Works (1491)
Title: Hec sunt opera Boetii que in hoc volumine continentur ...
Imprint: Venice: Impressum ... Ioa nez [et symbol] Gregori u de Gregorijs Fratres ..., 1492 die 18 Augusti.
Comments and Notes: Listed in ISTC as being in the Burndy Library. In two parts, dated: I) 18 Aug. 1492; II) 26 Mar. 1491. Imprint from colophon of v. 1. With: Works / [Boethius]. Impressis Venetiis : Per Ioann e Foerliuio [et sympol] Gregori u Fratres, 1497 [i.e. 1498] die 10 Februarii. Library copy has leaves [155]-220 of v. 1 only.
Smithsonian Call Number: PA6231 .A2 1498
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Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
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Polain
UKBYIB00767000-B
B-0767
 
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Author: Boethius, d. 524
Short Title: Works (1498)
Title: Hec sunt opera Boetii que in hoc uolumine c ontinentur ...
Imprint: Venice: Per Ioann e de Forliuio [et symbol] Gregori u Fratres, 1497 [i.e. 1498] die 10 Februarii.
Comments and Notes: In three parts dated: I) [undated]; II) 8 July 1499; III) 10 Feb. 1497/98, the third first issued separately. Imprint from colophon of v. 3. With: Works / [Boethius]. Venetijs : Impressum ... [per symbol] Ioa nez [et symbol] Gregori u de Gregorijs Fratres ..., 1492 die 18 Augusti. Library copy lacks v. 2.
Smithsonian Call Number: PA6231 .A2 1498
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIB00768000-B
B-0768