Liber de proprietatib[us] reru[m] / Bartholomei Anglici.

Liber de proprietatib[us] reru[m] / Bartholomei Anglici.
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, active 13th century., Husner, Georg, -1505 printer., Story, James Ambrose, 1844-1910. former owner., Marist Fathers. New Zealand Province. former owner., Mount St Mary's Seminary (Napier, N.Z.) former owner.

Printer from Goff.

"Liber de proprietatib[us] reru[m] Bartholomei anglici"--Leaf [1r]. "Explicit liber de [pro]prietatib[us] reru[m] editus a fratre Bartholomeo anglico ordinis fratrum mino[rum] Impressus Argentine Anno d[omi]ni. M.cccc.xcj. Finitus altera die post festum sancti Laurentij martyris"--Colophon, Leaf R5v, col. 2 end.

Text printed in two columns, table in 3; last leaf blank; leaves unumbered. Text on paper watermarked with letter 'P' and circle (similar to Briquet 2966).

Signatures: pi⁶ a-b⁸ c-d⁶ e⁸ f-g⁶ h⁸ i-k⁶ l⁸ m-n⁶ o⁸ p-z⁶ A-R⁶ [$1-4 (+a5, b5, e5, h5, l5, o5) signed].

207 x 139 mm. 52 lines; gothic 160 title, headlines; gothic 80 text. Initial spaces with guide letters occupying 3,4, and 5 lines.

ISTC (RLIN), ib00140000

BM 15th cent., I, p.142 (IB. 2060)

Goff, B-140

Hain, 2509

GW, 3412

Thacher, 38

Proctor, 665

Binding Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand, 2007

Alexander Turnbull Library copy exhibited ; qRSM Story BART 1491 (352531) : Simple to Sumptuous: Bookbindings 1450 to the Present. 5 April - 19 July 2008

Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy lacks first and final leaf. Binding: bound in contemporary alum-tawed pigskin over 8mm wooden boards; upper and lower covers blind tooled to a panel design using fillet rolls, with different arrangements of differing single floral or foliage tools and a unicorn tool; fillet line along the edges of the boards; brass corner pieces engraved “Ihesus und Maria” (one missing from upper cover), and evidence of now missing central bosses; two decorated fore-edge clasps with leather straps (one strap missing) with catch plate on the upper cover; mitred corners on turn-ins; bottom edges have handwritten title “Bar.anglicus”; paper pastedowns, no endleaves; plaited endbands in green and white; blind tooled edges. The text block is sewn on three double supports showing on spine as raised bands; spine compartments are tooled with blind lines and a floral tool different from that used on upper and lower covers; top compartment has handwritten title in brown ink “Barthol. Anglici.O.S.F de Proprietatib9 Rerum.” with shelf mark “P” in the bottom compartment.

Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Provenance: some marginalia ; ownership inscription in head margin on recto of 1st leaf: “Joan: Christoph. Neuj[s?]etteij Sturme[lij?]” and in tail margin: “Loci Capuccino[rum] Bambergae. 1638. 9. ocbris”. Bookplate: James Ambrose Story BA. Motto: Amicissimi amicorvm, taciti loqvvntvr, mortvi docent, absentes adsvnt. Held in St Josephs Convent school library, Hastings, until 1967, then in the Colin Library, Mt. St. Mary's Seminary, Greenmeadows, Taradale; deposited on permanent loan in the Alexander Turnbull Library by the Society of Mary, December 2001. Foxing and browning, prominent in places; bad water stains leaf f3 and f4; worming tail margin of first leaf and front pastedown; first three leaves show damage along fore and tail edges. Accompanied by 2 cards, one typed and one written in ink, with information on the author and the content of the item. Acc. 352531.

Digital image available: bookbinding, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.

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Digital Collection 81268192800002836 Alma Collection

Other Titles
De proprietatibus rerum; Liber de proprietatibus rerum; Liber de proprietatib reru
Impressus Argentine : [Georg Husner], anno D[omi]ni 1491, finitus altera die post festum Sancti Laurentij martyris [11 Aug.]
[258] leaves ;30 cm. (fol.)
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