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Cambridge, University Library (GB): Inc.5.A.4.24[699]

ISTC No.ip01025000
TitleProverbia communia [Latin and Low German]
Imprint[Cologne : Heinrich Quentell, about 1485]
Format
Languageger
SubjectLiterature-moral
Keywordsaphorisms; popular; Literature-social; anthology
Periodcontemporary?

Description of Copy

Copy Id00561630
Holding InstitutionCambridge, University Library (GB)
CollectionInc.2-7
ShelfmarkInc.5.A.4.24[699]
NoteTitle from title page on leaf a1 recto.
Text in alternating Low German and Latin.
Spaces left blank for initials.
Signatures: a-b⁸ c⁶. First leaf a1 unsigned, leaf a2 signed, otherwise only first and third leaves in gatherings signed.
Title page, a1r; Proverbia communia, caption "Jncipiu[n]t prouerbia seriosa in theutonico prima. deinde iu [sic] latino sibijnuicem [sic] consonantia. iudicio collis gentis pul-cherrima. ac in hominu[m] colloquijs co[m]munia", inc. "[A]Chter rugghe leert men beest kennen / Dicitur absente me. quod non me residente", expl. "So hogher graet soe swader vall / Si gradus est altus nocet magis tibi saltus. / finiuntur prouerbia co[m]munia."
BN cat. des incun., P-637
BSB-Ink, P-809
Goff, P1025
GW, M35803
Hain, 13429*
ISTC, ip01025000
Oates, 797
[22] leaves ;
Original item identifier in source database: 5110314

Provenance

PlaceCambridge (Geonames Id: 2653941)
Areae-uk-en
Provenance nameCambridge University Library [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
NoteBought of the Berlin bookseller A[lbert] Cohn in 1892.
Binding noteHalf brown morocco and marbled paper over pasteboards, England, Cambridge, Stoakley - late Hawes, 1892.
Manuscript notesA few proverbs highlighted in brown, others underlined in red, two marginal manuscript notes in German in cursive hands on leaves a5 recto, in brown, and b3 verso, in red, Germany, late 15th and/or 16th century.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

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Last Edit2017-04-30 12:00:00

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Cambridge, University Library (GB): Inc.5.A.4.24[699]

ISTC No.ip01025000
TitleProverbia communia [Latin and Low German]
Imprint[Cologne : Heinrich Quentell, about 1485]
Format
Languageger
SubjectLiterature-moral
Keywordsaphorisms; popular; Literature-social; anthology
Periodcontemporary?

Description of Copy

Copy Id00561630
Holding InstitutionCambridge, University Library (GB)
CollectionInc.2-7
ShelfmarkInc.5.A.4.24[699]
NoteTitle from title page on leaf a1 recto.
Text in alternating Low German and Latin.
Spaces left blank for initials.
Signatures: a-b⁸ c⁶. First leaf a1 unsigned, leaf a2 signed, otherwise only first and third leaves in gatherings signed.
Title page, a1r; Proverbia communia, caption "Jncipiu[n]t prouerbia seriosa in theutonico prima. deinde iu [sic] latino sibijnuicem [sic] consonantia. iudicio collis gentis pul-cherrima. ac in hominu[m] colloquijs co[m]munia", inc. "[A]Chter rugghe leert men beest kennen / Dicitur absente me. quod non me residente", expl. "So hogher graet soe swader vall / Si gradus est altus nocet magis tibi saltus. / finiuntur prouerbia co[m]munia."
BN cat. des incun., P-637
BSB-Ink, P-809
Goff, P1025
GW, M35803
Hain, 13429*
ISTC, ip01025000
Oates, 797
[22] leaves ;
Original item identifier in source database: 5110314

Provenance

PlaceCambridge (Geonames Id: 2653941)
Areae-uk-en
Provenance nameCambridge University Library [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
NoteBought of the Berlin bookseller A[lbert] Cohn in 1892.
Binding noteHalf brown morocco and marbled paper over pasteboards, England, Cambridge, Stoakley - late Hawes, 1892.
Manuscript notesA few proverbs highlighted in brown, others underlined in red, two marginal manuscript notes in German in cursive hands on leaves a5 recto, in brown, and b3 verso, in red, Germany, late 15th and/or 16th century.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain

Other Information

Last Edit2017-04-30 12:00:00