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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Incunable B-143
Description: ff. 477 - Printed book. - Stephen Whitney Phoenix (1839-1881).
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/IncunableB143_20
Language: English Country: England Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-477v
Description: - Paper - 288 x 208 mm
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City: Westminster?
Assigned Date: s. XVexSearchable Date Range: 1485 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Scribe(s): Wynkyn de Worde, printer
Script: Gothic font.
Figurative Decoration: Woodcuts
Other Decoration:
Notes: Missing the first leaf, quire signature A i; here bound as one volume.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-477v
Author: Bartholomaeus Anglicus
Other Associate: John Trevisa, translator
Title: De proprietatibus rerum
Language(s): English
Notes: Editio princeps by Wynkyn de Worde, using as exemplar the manuscript that is now Plimpton MS 263; see examples in this database. 
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f. b iv recto   See relationship between f. b iv recto, col. b, lines 21-29 with the manuscript's f. 16v.
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ff. c v verso - c vi rcto   Full page woodcut of a Memento Mori man, with the Creation of Eve in the background; note relationship with manuscript's f. 22v.
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f. d vi recto   See relationship with the manuscript's f. 29.
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f. n i recto   The quire-leaf signature of the printed book marked in the inner margin of the manuscript's f. 85.
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ff. o iii vso - o iv rect   Woodcut; ownership note on verso; break at end of f. o iv marked in the manuscript on f. 94, col. b, line 13.
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ff. X v verso - X vi rcto   Numbers "10" and "11" on f. 299v of the manuscript corresponding to this shift in page in the printed book. Woodcut of deer, lion, camel, giraffe ?, elephant and other animals.
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