Material Evidence
in Incunabula

Cambridge, University Library (GB): Selwyn Inc. 37

ISTC No.ib00525540
SubjectBible
Periodclassical

Description of Copy

Copy Id02123811
Holding InstitutionCambridge, University Library (GB)
ShelfmarkSelwyn Inc. 37
NoteCreated by Rahel Fronda.
Size of leaves180 × 125 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Copy Features - NoteWanting all Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy; Joshua 10:3-10:21; 1 Samuel 2:17-3:17 and 21:9-23:3; 2 Kings 25:19-end; Isaiah 1:1-30:5 and 44:11-45:19; Ezekiel 40:4-end; Hosea 1:1-2:3 and all of Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther.
Support material (book)Paper
Watermark1

Provenance 1500 - 1600

Areae-it
Time period1500 - 1600
Provenance nameAnonymous Italian Jew, 1500-1600 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesThis owner has left a few marginal comments in Hebrew, in brown ink.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
CommentsYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1600 - 1700

Areae-it
Time period1600 - 1700
Provenance nameAnonymous Jewish owner, 1600-1700 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesThis hand has added a few marginal notes in Hebrew (often referring to the parasha readings in the synagogue), as well as chapter numbers in Hebrew, in brown ink.
Ms. notes (frequency)A few
Location in BookThroughout
SupplementsYes
Structuring the textYes
CommentsYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1650 - 1750

Areae
Time period1650 - 1750
Provenance nameAnonymous owner, 1650-1750 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesThere are some scribblings in Roman script, perhaps by a child or simply pen trials.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
SupplementsYes
Pen trialsYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1700 - 1800

Areae
Time period1700 - 1800
Provenance nameAnonymous owner, 1700-1800 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesThis owner wrote chapter and page numbers in Roman numerals and Arabic numbers in brown ink. Perhaps the same hand was responsible for some notes in Latin throughout the volume concerning the bibliographic details (with references to De Rossi) and several imperfections in the volume.
Ms. notes (frequency)Several
Location in BookThroughout
CollationYes
Structuring the textYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1800 - 1856

PlaceHelston (Geonames Id: 2647143)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1800 - 1856
Provenance nameRogers, John, 1778-1856 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteExlibris on pastedown: 'The Revd John Rogers, M.A. Treassowe & Penrose, Co. Cornwall'.
Method of acquisitionunknown
Binding note18th century blind-tooled calf over wooden boards; sewn on four supports; with imprint details in gilt on the spine.
Binding date18th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions193 × 128 × 38 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingBlind and gold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1954 - 1954

PlaceBarnt Green (Geonames Id: 2656277)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1954 - 1954
Provenance nameA. H. Tilt, 1900-1960 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Documentary Evidence
NoteExlibris on pastedown: 'Ex dono A. H. Tilt'. Loose paper slip found in the volume, from the Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge reads: 'This Hebrew incunable forms part of a Hebrew Bible printed in Brescia. It is presented by the Reverend Canon A.H. Tilt, M.A. (Selwyn, 1913-1916) Vicar of Barnt Green, Worcester'.
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesIt is possible that a handwritten Hebrew and Latin index that precedes the printed text, as well as the lengthy description in English, referring to De Rossi and Kennicott, was provided by A.H. Tilt.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
SupplementsYes
Structuring the textYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1954 -

PlaceCambridge (Geonames Id: 2653941)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1954 -
Provenance nameSelwyn College, 1882 [Corporate body; Present Owner] (University, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Shelfmark
Documentary Evidence
NoteExlibris on pastedown: 'Ex Bibliotheca Collegii Selwynensis, Cantab'. Loose paper slip found in the volume, from the Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge reads: 'This Hebrew incunable forms part of a Hebrew Bible printed in Brescia. It is presented by the Reverend Canon A.H. Tilt, M.A. (Selwyn, 1913-1916) Vicar of Barnt Green, Worcester'.
Method of acquisitionDonation
Manuscript notesSome bibliographical references in English, written in pencil on front flyleaf.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookFirst few pages
SupplementsYes
Historic ShelfmarkA. 4.2 (Shelfmark pattern No.: 4.2)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1988 -

PlaceCambridge (Geonames Id: 2653941)
Areae-uk
Time period1988 -
Provenance nameCambridge University Library, 1416- [Corporate body] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
Documentary Evidence
NoteDeposited by Selwyn College.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2018-04-12 15:44:37

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Cambridge, University Library (GB): Selwyn Inc. 37

ISTC No.ib00525540
SubjectBible
Periodclassical

Description of Copy

Copy Id02123811
Holding InstitutionCambridge, University Library (GB)
ShelfmarkSelwyn Inc. 37
NoteCreated by Rahel Fronda.
Size of leaves180 × 125 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Copy Features - NoteWanting all Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy; Joshua 10:3-10:21; 1 Samuel 2:17-3:17 and 21:9-23:3; 2 Kings 25:19-end; Isaiah 1:1-30:5 and 44:11-45:19; Ezekiel 40:4-end; Hosea 1:1-2:3 and all of Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther.
Support material (book)Paper
Watermark1

Provenance 1500 - 1600

Areae-it
Time period1500 - 1600
Provenance nameAnonymous Italian Jew, 1500-1600 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesThis owner has left a few marginal comments in Hebrew, in brown ink.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
CommentsYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1600 - 1700

Areae-it
Time period1600 - 1700
Provenance nameAnonymous Jewish owner, 1600-1700 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesThis hand has added a few marginal notes in Hebrew (often referring to the parasha readings in the synagogue), as well as chapter numbers in Hebrew, in brown ink.
Ms. notes (frequency)A few
Location in BookThroughout
SupplementsYes
Structuring the textYes
CommentsYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1650 - 1750

Areae
Time period1650 - 1750
Provenance nameAnonymous owner, 1650-1750 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesThere are some scribblings in Roman script, perhaps by a child or simply pen trials.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
SupplementsYes
Pen trialsYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1700 - 1800

Areae
Time period1700 - 1800
Provenance nameAnonymous owner, 1700-1800 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesThis owner wrote chapter and page numbers in Roman numerals and Arabic numbers in brown ink. Perhaps the same hand was responsible for some notes in Latin throughout the volume concerning the bibliographic details (with references to De Rossi) and several imperfections in the volume.
Ms. notes (frequency)Several
Location in BookThroughout
CollationYes
Structuring the textYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1800 - 1856

PlaceHelston (Geonames Id: 2647143)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1800 - 1856
Provenance nameRogers, John, 1778-1856 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeExlibris
NoteExlibris on pastedown: 'The Revd John Rogers, M.A. Treassowe & Penrose, Co. Cornwall'.
Method of acquisitionunknown
Binding note18th century blind-tooled calf over wooden boards; sewn on four supports; with imprint details in gilt on the spine.
Binding date18th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions193 × 128 × 38 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingBlind and gold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1954 - 1954

PlaceBarnt Green (Geonames Id: 2656277)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1954 - 1954
Provenance nameA. H. Tilt, 1900-1960 [Person; Former Owner] (Male, Clergy, Religious)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Documentary Evidence
NoteExlibris on pastedown: 'Ex dono A. H. Tilt'. Loose paper slip found in the volume, from the Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge reads: 'This Hebrew incunable forms part of a Hebrew Bible printed in Brescia. It is presented by the Reverend Canon A.H. Tilt, M.A. (Selwyn, 1913-1916) Vicar of Barnt Green, Worcester'.
Method of acquisitionunknown
Manuscript notesIt is possible that a handwritten Hebrew and Latin index that precedes the printed text, as well as the lengthy description in English, referring to De Rossi and Kennicott, was provided by A.H. Tilt.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
SupplementsYes
Structuring the textYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1954 -

PlaceCambridge (Geonames Id: 2653941)
Areae-uk-en
Time period1954 -
Provenance nameSelwyn College, 1882 [Corporate body; Present Owner] (University, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Shelfmark
Documentary Evidence
NoteExlibris on pastedown: 'Ex Bibliotheca Collegii Selwynensis, Cantab'. Loose paper slip found in the volume, from the Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge reads: 'This Hebrew incunable forms part of a Hebrew Bible printed in Brescia. It is presented by the Reverend Canon A.H. Tilt, M.A. (Selwyn, 1913-1916) Vicar of Barnt Green, Worcester'.
Method of acquisitionDonation
Manuscript notesSome bibliographical references in English, written in pencil on front flyleaf.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookFirst few pages
SupplementsYes
Historic ShelfmarkA. 4.2 (Shelfmark pattern No.: 4.2)
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1988 -

PlaceCambridge (Geonames Id: 2653941)
Areae-uk
Time period1988 -
Provenance nameCambridge University Library, 1416- [Corporate body] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
Documentary Evidence
NoteDeposited by Selwyn College.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2018-04-12 15:44:37