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Oxford, Bodleian Library (GB): Inc. d. FS1.1480.1.

ISTC No.ij00175500
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
ImprintGeneva : Adam Steinschaber, 25 Oct. 1480
Format
Languagelat
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy; translation
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id00202860
Holding InstitutionOxford, Bodleian Library (GB)
ShelfmarkInc. d. FS1.1480.1.
NoteBodInc-Id: J-061(1)
Other Identifiertij00175500 (TextInc)

Provenance 2000

Time period - 2000
Provenance nameLaube, August (d.1980), - 1980 bookseller, Zürich; see Adolf Seebaß, `In memoriam August Laube', Börsenblatt für den deuschen Buchhandel, Frankfurter Ausgabe, 36 (1980), pp. A128-30.
NotePurchased in 1961 from August Laube, out of the Gordon Duff Fund; see 'Notable Accessions: Printed Books', BLR 7,1 (1962), 55, and printed label on the verso of the front endleaf.

Provenance 1401 - 1600

Time period1401 - 1600
Provenance nameFortis, Raymundus (fifteenth/sixteenth century) theologian, probably from Gascony.
NoteRaymundus Fortis (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on [z6r]: 'Pertinet fratri Raymundo Forti sacre theologie [ ] Emi pro iii ffis burdigal[ ]'.

Provenance 1401 - 1600

Time period1401 - 1600
Provenance namePetrus de Fita (fifteenth/sixteenth century) Augustinian canon, Bordeaux; probably from Villandraut in the diocese of Bazas.
NoteProvenance: Petrus de Fita, Augustinian canon, Bordeaux (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on [z6v]: 'Ad vsum fratris Petri de Fita ordinis sancti Augustini conuentus Burdigale filius castri Andrute diocesis Bazatenis'.

Provenance 1401 - 1600

Time period1401 - 1600
Provenance nameThomin, Gerard (fifteenth/sixteenth century) Bachelor of Theology, Benedictine, Aurillac, Gascony.
NoteGerard Thomin (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on [z6r]: 'Pertinet fratri G[erar]do Thominus sacre theologie bacalar. conuentus Aurilhiaci'.

Provenance 1701 - 1800

Time period1701 - 1800
Provenance nameBolongaro-Crevenna, Pietro-Antonio (1735-1792), 1735 - 1792 (Male) book collector, trader in tobacco and snuff; see DBI XXX 752-4; Parenti I 299-300; D. M. Rogers, `Note no. 35. Crevenna and La Vallière', Book Collector, 3 (1954), 148-9; Jos van Heel, `Bolongaro Crevenna: een Italiaans koopman en bibliofiel in Amsterdam', Jaarboek voor Nederlandse Boekgeschiedenis, 5 (1998), 73-94: books bought by him from La Vallière were marked on the last or the penultimate flyleaf with a curly `V'. See Catalogue des livres de M. Pierre-Antoine Bolongaro-Crevenna (Amsterdam: Changuion and P. den Hengst, 1789); books from Crevenna's sale contain a small white ticket inside the front cover with a lot number in arabic figures. It would appear that the Bodleian Library bought at the sale through Thomas Payne, who nearly consistently converted prices in Florins at the rate of fl. 10 = £0. 17. 6; some items were bought in by P. den Hengst and were sold to the Bodleian at a much higher price (e.g. B-241(1)); other items (D-010, D-011, D-014(2), H-086(1); N-082) were possibly acquired through van den Bergh, also at prices not relating directly to the hammer prices. See also U. Baurmeister 'The Recording of Marks of Provenance in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and other French Libraries', Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 91 (1997), 527-9, with illustrations of the Crevenna sale ticket and the curly 'V'.
NotePietro-Antonio Bolongaro-Crevenna (1735-1792); purchased at the Vallière sale for for [ ] 8. 19; sale (1789), part III lot 5944, according to the annotated catalogue marked down to Scholle for Fl. 8.

Provenance 1701 - 1800

Time period1701 - 1800
Provenance nameLa Vallière, Louis César de La Baume Le Blanc <duc de>, 1708 - 1780 French bibliophile and collector, who formed two libraries, the first (between 1735 and 1768) at the château de Montrouge, the second (between 1768 and 1780) under the guidance of his librarian, Jean Joseph Rive, q.v.; see Jean Poche, `Le duc de la Vallière, ses collections et ses ventes', Miscellanées bibliographiques, 3 (1880), 70-113; Dominique Coq, `Le paragon du bibliophile français: le duc de la Vallière et sa collection', Histoire des bibliothèques françaises, II 317-31; D. M. Rogers, `Note no. 35. Crevenna and La Vallière', Book Collector, 3 (1954), 148-9: books bought by Crevenna from La Vallière were marked on the last or the penultimate flyleaf with a curly `V'; Michaud XLII 506; see Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque... de M. le duc de La Vallière, part 1 (Paris, 1783); the bids of the Bodleian Library seem to have been handled by Thomas Payne.
NoteLouis César de la Baume le Blanc, duc de La Vallière (1708-1780); sale, pt. 1, vol. 3 (1783), lot 4700; note on the verso of the front endleaf; number in the lower left-hand corner of the recto of the back endleaf, added by Crevenna.

Provenance 1801 - 2000

Time period1801 - 2000
Provenance nameArenberg, Engelbert-Karl (1899-1974), 10th Duke of Arenberg, 1899 - 1974 a London picture-dealer, Thomas Grange, was put in charge of the dispersal of the library. The Bodleian bought direct from his agent, Laube in Zurich. Most of Arenberg's books have a tiny paper label near the top of the spine, with a running number in ink. On the Arenberg library see Claudine Lemaire, `La Bibliothèque des ducs d'Arenberg, une première approche', in Liber Amicorum Herman Liebaers, ed. Frans Vanwijngaerden, Jean-Marie Duvosquel, Josette Mélard, and Lieve Viaene-Awouters (Brussels, 1984), 81-106, with incunabula discussed especially at 88-93, and the sales ordered by the 10th Duke at 91-3; and Peter Neu, Die Arenberger und das Arenberger Land, 3 vols, Veröffentlichungen der Landesarchivverwaltung Rheinland-Pfalz, 52, 67-8 (Koblenz, 1989, 1995), with the Arenberg library discussed in vol. 1, 401-4, and vol. 3, 545-52; on the family see also Neu, and Prinz Jean von Arenberg, `Die Edelherren, Grafen, Fürsten und Herzöge von Arenberg', Die Arenberger. Geschichte einer europäischen Dynastie, vol. 1, ed. Franz-Josef Heyen (Koblenz, 1987), 1-42, with a genealogical table on p. 36 showing the 10th Duke of Arenberg; the principal bibliophile in the family was Engelbert August, 8th Duke of Arenberg (1824-1875) (A Second Selection of Printed Books mostly from the Fifteenth Century, the Property of Mr J. R. Ritman (London: Sotheby's, 5 Dec. 2001, p. 271)).
NoteEngelbert-Karl Arenberg, 10th Duke of Arenberg (1899-1974); note [by David Rogers] on the verso of the front endleaf; running number on label on the spine: '143[4?]'.

Provenance 1602 -

PlaceOxford (Geonames Id: 2640729)
Areae-uk
Provenance nameOxford, Bodleian library, 1602 - [Corporate body] (University, No characterisation/lay)

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Oxford, Bodleian Library (GB): Inc. d. FS1.1480.1.

ISTC No.ij00175500
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia
ImprintGeneva : Adam Steinschaber, 25 Oct. 1480
Format
Languagelat
SubjectHagiography
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy; translation
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id00202860
Holding InstitutionOxford, Bodleian Library (GB)
ShelfmarkInc. d. FS1.1480.1.
NoteBodInc-Id: J-061(1)
Other Identifiertij00175500 (TextInc)

Provenance 2000

Time period - 2000
Provenance nameLaube, August (d.1980), - 1980 bookseller, Zürich; see Adolf Seebaß, `In memoriam August Laube', Börsenblatt für den deuschen Buchhandel, Frankfurter Ausgabe, 36 (1980), pp. A128-30.
NotePurchased in 1961 from August Laube, out of the Gordon Duff Fund; see 'Notable Accessions: Printed Books', BLR 7,1 (1962), 55, and printed label on the verso of the front endleaf.

Provenance 1401 - 1600

Time period1401 - 1600
Provenance nameFortis, Raymundus (fifteenth/sixteenth century) theologian, probably from Gascony.
NoteRaymundus Fortis (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on [z6r]: 'Pertinet fratri Raymundo Forti sacre theologie [ ] Emi pro iii ffis burdigal[ ]'.

Provenance 1401 - 1600

Time period1401 - 1600
Provenance namePetrus de Fita (fifteenth/sixteenth century) Augustinian canon, Bordeaux; probably from Villandraut in the diocese of Bazas.
NoteProvenance: Petrus de Fita, Augustinian canon, Bordeaux (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on [z6v]: 'Ad vsum fratris Petri de Fita ordinis sancti Augustini conuentus Burdigale filius castri Andrute diocesis Bazatenis'.

Provenance 1401 - 1600

Time period1401 - 1600
Provenance nameThomin, Gerard (fifteenth/sixteenth century) Bachelor of Theology, Benedictine, Aurillac, Gascony.
NoteGerard Thomin (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on [z6r]: 'Pertinet fratri G[erar]do Thominus sacre theologie bacalar. conuentus Aurilhiaci'.

Provenance 1701 - 1800

Time period1701 - 1800
Provenance nameBolongaro-Crevenna, Pietro-Antonio (1735-1792), 1735 - 1792 (Male) book collector, trader in tobacco and snuff; see DBI XXX 752-4; Parenti I 299-300; D. M. Rogers, `Note no. 35. Crevenna and La Vallière', Book Collector, 3 (1954), 148-9; Jos van Heel, `Bolongaro Crevenna: een Italiaans koopman en bibliofiel in Amsterdam', Jaarboek voor Nederlandse Boekgeschiedenis, 5 (1998), 73-94: books bought by him from La Vallière were marked on the last or the penultimate flyleaf with a curly `V'. See Catalogue des livres de M. Pierre-Antoine Bolongaro-Crevenna (Amsterdam: Changuion and P. den Hengst, 1789); books from Crevenna's sale contain a small white ticket inside the front cover with a lot number in arabic figures. It would appear that the Bodleian Library bought at the sale through Thomas Payne, who nearly consistently converted prices in Florins at the rate of fl. 10 = £0. 17. 6; some items were bought in by P. den Hengst and were sold to the Bodleian at a much higher price (e.g. B-241(1)); other items (D-010, D-011, D-014(2), H-086(1); N-082) were possibly acquired through van den Bergh, also at prices not relating directly to the hammer prices. See also U. Baurmeister 'The Recording of Marks of Provenance in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and other French Libraries', Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 91 (1997), 527-9, with illustrations of the Crevenna sale ticket and the curly 'V'.
NotePietro-Antonio Bolongaro-Crevenna (1735-1792); purchased at the Vallière sale for for [ ] 8. 19; sale (1789), part III lot 5944, according to the annotated catalogue marked down to Scholle for Fl. 8.

Provenance 1701 - 1800

Time period1701 - 1800
Provenance nameLa Vallière, Louis César de La Baume Le Blanc <duc de>, 1708 - 1780 French bibliophile and collector, who formed two libraries, the first (between 1735 and 1768) at the château de Montrouge, the second (between 1768 and 1780) under the guidance of his librarian, Jean Joseph Rive, q.v.; see Jean Poche, `Le duc de la Vallière, ses collections et ses ventes', Miscellanées bibliographiques, 3 (1880), 70-113; Dominique Coq, `Le paragon du bibliophile français: le duc de la Vallière et sa collection', Histoire des bibliothèques françaises, II 317-31; D. M. Rogers, `Note no. 35. Crevenna and La Vallière', Book Collector, 3 (1954), 148-9: books bought by Crevenna from La Vallière were marked on the last or the penultimate flyleaf with a curly `V'; Michaud XLII 506; see Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque... de M. le duc de La Vallière, part 1 (Paris, 1783); the bids of the Bodleian Library seem to have been handled by Thomas Payne.
NoteLouis César de la Baume le Blanc, duc de La Vallière (1708-1780); sale, pt. 1, vol. 3 (1783), lot 4700; note on the verso of the front endleaf; number in the lower left-hand corner of the recto of the back endleaf, added by Crevenna.

Provenance 1801 - 2000

Time period1801 - 2000
Provenance nameArenberg, Engelbert-Karl (1899-1974), 10th Duke of Arenberg, 1899 - 1974 a London picture-dealer, Thomas Grange, was put in charge of the dispersal of the library. The Bodleian bought direct from his agent, Laube in Zurich. Most of Arenberg's books have a tiny paper label near the top of the spine, with a running number in ink. On the Arenberg library see Claudine Lemaire, `La Bibliothèque des ducs d'Arenberg, une première approche', in Liber Amicorum Herman Liebaers, ed. Frans Vanwijngaerden, Jean-Marie Duvosquel, Josette Mélard, and Lieve Viaene-Awouters (Brussels, 1984), 81-106, with incunabula discussed especially at 88-93, and the sales ordered by the 10th Duke at 91-3; and Peter Neu, Die Arenberger und das Arenberger Land, 3 vols, Veröffentlichungen der Landesarchivverwaltung Rheinland-Pfalz, 52, 67-8 (Koblenz, 1989, 1995), with the Arenberg library discussed in vol. 1, 401-4, and vol. 3, 545-52; on the family see also Neu, and Prinz Jean von Arenberg, `Die Edelherren, Grafen, Fürsten und Herzöge von Arenberg', Die Arenberger. Geschichte einer europäischen Dynastie, vol. 1, ed. Franz-Josef Heyen (Koblenz, 1987), 1-42, with a genealogical table on p. 36 showing the 10th Duke of Arenberg; the principal bibliophile in the family was Engelbert August, 8th Duke of Arenberg (1824-1875) (A Second Selection of Printed Books mostly from the Fifteenth Century, the Property of Mr J. R. Ritman (London: Sotheby's, 5 Dec. 2001, p. 271)).
NoteEngelbert-Karl Arenberg, 10th Duke of Arenberg (1899-1974); note [by David Rogers] on the verso of the front endleaf; running number on label on the spine: '143[4?]'.

Provenance

PlaceOxford (Geonames Id: 2640729)
Areae-uk
Provenance nameOxford, Bodleian library, 1602 - [Corporate body] (University, No characterisation/lay)

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