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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
Language of itemfrm
Reference worksGoff O184; HC 12164; GfT 1344; Camp 1348; ILC 1679; Brussels exhib.1973, cat. 106b; Pell Ms 8894 (8754); CIBN O-122; Jammes O-4; Elliott-Loose 415; Delisle 1391; Polain(B) 2955 & 2955A (var); IDL 3476; Madsen 2999; Schäfer 260 & Abb; Christie's (NY) Apr. 8 1981 (Sexton) 30; Walsh 3913A; Bod-inc O-074; Sheppard 7066; Pr 9324; BMC IX 134; W. and L. Hellinga, Colard Mansion: an original leaf from the Ovide Moralisé, Bruges 1484, Amsterdam 1963; GW M28937
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, Openbare Bibliotheek, Hoofdbibliotheek Biekorf (3877, 3878 var B)
Brussels, Royal Library of Belgium
DenmarkCopenhagen, Det Kongelige Bibliotek
FranceChantilly, Musée Condé
Lille, Bibliothèque municipale, Médiathèque Jean Lévy (Lille-Centre)
Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Institut de France (imperfect)
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France (2, 1 var B)
GermanyMainz, Gutenberg-Museum (1 leaf only, GM-Ink.134)
Schweinfurt, Bibliothek Otto Schäfer (copy sold (var B)
Schweinfurt, Bibliothek Otto Schäfer (copy sold (var B)
The NetherlandsDen Haag, Koninklijke Bibliotheek - Nationale Bibliotheek van Nederland (170 A 18 (imperfect)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCambridge, University Library (leaf [hh6] in Hellinga leaf-book; not in Oates)
London, British Library (IC.49428) (Issue B)
Oxford, Bodleian Library (1 leaf)
United States of AmericaEric H.L. Sexton, Rockport ME (9 ff., sold 1981)
New York NY, 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 Edit2024-05-03 12:00:00.00
 

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
Language of itemfrm
Reference worksGoff O184; HC 12164; GfT 1344; Camp 1348; ILC 1679; Brussels exhib.1973, cat. 106b; Pell Ms 8894 (8754); CIBN O-122; Jammes O-4; Elliott-Loose 415; Delisle 1391; Polain(B) 2955 & 2955A (var); IDL 3476; Madsen 2999; Schäfer 260 & Abb; Christie's (NY) Apr. 8 1981 (Sexton) 30; Walsh 3913A; Bod-inc O-074; Sheppard 7066; Pr 9324; BMC IX 134; W. and L. Hellinga, Colard Mansion: an original leaf from the Ovide Moralisé, Bruges 1484, Amsterdam 1963; GW M28937
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, Openbare Bibliotheek, Hoofdbibliotheek Biekorf (3877, 3878 var B)
Brussels, Royal Library of Belgium
DenmarkCopenhagen, Det Kongelige Bibliotek
FranceChantilly, Musée Condé
Lille, Bibliothèque municipale, Médiathèque Jean Lévy (Lille-Centre)
Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Institut de France (imperfect)
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France (2, 1 var B)
GermanyMainz, Gutenberg-Museum (1 leaf only, GM-Ink.134)
Schweinfurt, Bibliothek Otto Schäfer (copy sold (var B)
Schweinfurt, Bibliothek Otto Schäfer (copy sold (var B)
The NetherlandsDen Haag, Koninklijke Bibliotheek - Nationale Bibliotheek van Nederland (170 A 18 (imperfect)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCambridge, University Library (leaf [hh6] in Hellinga leaf-book; not in Oates)
London, British Library (IC.49428) (Issue B)
Oxford, Bodleian Library (1 leaf)
United States of AmericaEric H.L. Sexton, Rockport ME (9 ff., sold 1981)
New York NY, 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 Edit2024-05-03 12:00:00.00