Incunabula Short Title Catalogue

Ovidius Naso, Publius:
Metamorphoses [French] Ovide ... son livre intitulé Metamorphose (adapted by Colard Mansion, with a commentary)

ISTC No.io00184000
AuthorOvidius Naso, Publius
TitleMetamorphoses [French] Ovide ... son livre intitulé Metamorphose (adapted by Colard Mansion, with a commentary)
ImprintBruges : Colard Mansion, May 1484
Imprint[J. Gossin],
Format
NotesReproductions of the watermarks found in the paper used in this edition are provided by the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands.
Two issues can be distinguished: A) 391 leaves, red printing, no signatures, device (Polain(B) 2955); B) 389 leaves, no red printing in the different setting of quires 12-27, 38-49, signatures, no device (Polain(B) 2955A). Proctor assigned B to Gossin. 34 woodcuts
Compiled by Mansion from a prose Ovide Moralisé and a French version of the Ovidius moralizatus of Petrus Berchorius (J. Monfrin, cited in CIBN)
Woodcuts
Reference worksGoff O184; GfT 1344; Camp 1348; ILC 1679; CIBN O-122; Polain(B) 2955 & 2955A (var); IDL 3476; Madsen 2999; Schäfer 260 & Abb; Walsh 3913A; Bod-inc O-074; Sheppard 7066; Pr 9324; BMC IX 134; GW M28937; HC 12164; Brussels exhib.1973, cat. 106b; Pell Ms 8894 (8754); Jammes O-4; Elliott-Loose 415; Delisle 1391; Christie's (NY) Apr. 8 1981 (Sexton) 30; W. and L. Hellinga, Colard Mansion: an original leaf from the Ovide Moralisé, Bruges 1484, Amsterdam 1963
Related resourcesMicrofiche: Primary Source Microfilm (an imprint of Cengage Learning), 1993. Incunabula: the Printing Revolution in Europe 1455-1500. Unit 2 - The Classics in Translation, CT 79

Holdings

BelgiumBrugge, SB (3877, 3878 var B)
Brussels, BR
DenmarkCopenhagen RL
FranceChantilly MCondé
Lille BM
Paris BN (2, 1 var B)
Paris Inst. de France (imperfect)
GermanyMainz GM/StB (1 leaf only, GM-Ink.134)
Schweinfurt Otto-Schäfer (copy sold (var B)
Schweinfurt Schäfer (copy sold (var B)
The NetherlandsThe Hague RL (170 A 18 (imperfect)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandBritish Library (IC.49428) (Issue B)
Cambridge UL (leaf [hh6] in Hellinga leaf-book; not in Oates)
Oxford Bodley (1 leaf)
United States of AmericaEric H.L. Sexton, Rockport ME (9 ff., sold 1981)
New York, The Morgan Library and Museum (Issue A)
Queried LocationsChristie's (London) 7 July 2010 lot 14 (Var. B., Schäfer copy)
Number of holding institutions17
Last Edit2021-03-26 09:38:51
 

Ovidius Naso, Publius:
Metamorphoses [French] Ovide ... son livre intitulé Metamorphose (adapted by Colard Mansion, with a commentary)

ISTC No.io00184000
AuthorOvidius Naso, Publius
TitleMetamorphoses [French] Ovide ... son livre intitulé Metamorphose (adapted by Colard Mansion, with a commentary)
ImprintBruges : Colard Mansion, May 1484
Imprint[J. Gossin],
Format
NotesReproductions of the watermarks found in the paper used in this edition are provided by the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands.
Two issues can be distinguished: A) 391 leaves, red printing, no signatures, device (Polain(B) 2955); B) 389 leaves, no red printing in the different setting of quires 12-27, 38-49, signatures, no device (Polain(B) 2955A). Proctor assigned B to Gossin. 34 woodcuts
Compiled by Mansion from a prose Ovide Moralisé and a French version of the Ovidius moralizatus of Petrus Berchorius (J. Monfrin, cited in CIBN)
Woodcuts
Reference worksGoff O184; GfT 1344; Camp 1348; ILC 1679; CIBN O-122; Polain(B) 2955 & 2955A (var); IDL 3476; Madsen 2999; Schäfer 260 & Abb; Walsh 3913A; Bod-inc O-074; Sheppard 7066; Pr 9324; BMC IX 134; GW M28937; HC 12164; Brussels exhib.1973, cat. 106b; Pell Ms 8894 (8754); Jammes O-4; Elliott-Loose 415; Delisle 1391; Christie's (NY) Apr. 8 1981 (Sexton) 30; W. and L. Hellinga, Colard Mansion: an original leaf from the Ovide Moralisé, Bruges 1484, Amsterdam 1963
Related resourcesMicrofiche: Primary Source Microfilm (an imprint of Cengage Learning), 1993. Incunabula: the Printing Revolution in Europe 1455-1500. Unit 2 - The Classics in Translation, CT 79

Holdings

BelgiumBrugge, SB (3877, 3878 var B)
Brussels, BR
DenmarkCopenhagen RL
FranceChantilly MCondé
Lille BM
Paris BN (2, 1 var B)
Paris Inst. de France (imperfect)
GermanyMainz GM/StB (1 leaf only, GM-Ink.134)
Schweinfurt Otto-Schäfer (copy sold (var B)
Schweinfurt Schäfer (copy sold (var B)
The NetherlandsThe Hague RL (170 A 18 (imperfect)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandBritish Library (IC.49428) (Issue B)
Cambridge UL (leaf [hh6] in Hellinga leaf-book; not in Oates)
Oxford Bodley (1 leaf)
United States of AmericaEric H.L. Sexton, Rockport ME (9 ff., sold 1981)
New York, The Morgan Library and Museum (Issue A)
Queried LocationsChristie's (London) 7 July 2010 lot 14 (Var. B., Schäfer copy)
Number of holding institutions17
Last Edit2021-03-26 09:38:51