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Incunabula


Incun 1: Alanus de Insulis.

Alanus in puer bijs [sic] metrice co[n]scriptus cu[m] sententijs exponibilib[us] utilis ad bonoru[m] morum instructio[n]em.
Leipzig : Melchior Lotter, [14]99.
Goff A-177; GW 505.
(Bound with: MANCINELLUS, ANTONIUS, Scribendi orandique modus. Leipzig : per Baccalarium Wolfgangum de Monaco, 1500; SENECA, LUCIUS AENEAS, De quattuor Virtutibus cardinalibus, sive De formual honestae vita. Leipzig : Melchior Lotter, [14]99; and THEOBALDUS, EPISCOPUS, Physiologus de Naturis duodecim animalium. [Leipzig, Conrad Kachelhofen, 1493])

Incun 2: Alexander de Villa Dei.

Prima parts doctrinalis Alexandri cum sententiis notabilibus et vocabulorum lucida expositione nonnullisque annexis argumentis; Glosa notabilis secu[n]de partis Alexandri cu[m] interliniaribus expositio[n]ibus textus eiusdem...
Nuremberg : Anton Koberger, June 3 and Aug. 12, 1492.
Not in Goff; GW 1100.
Gift of Mrs. Lura M. Swig.

++ Incun 3: Alphonso de Espina.

Fortalitium fidei
Nuremberg : Anton Koberger, 10 Oct. 1485.
Goff A-541; GW1576.
Gift of Lewis K. and Elizabeth Land.

Incun 4: Angelo Carletti.

Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae.
Venice: Nicolaus de Frankfordia, 1487.
Goff A-715; GW 1925.

Incun 5: Anselm, Saint, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Opera [et] tractatus beati Anselmi archiepiscopi cantuarien[sis] ordinis sancti Benedicti.
Nuremberge : per Kaspar Hochfeder, 27 Mar. 1491.
Goff A-759; GW 2032.

Incun 6: Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.

Selections.
Venice, Andreas de Bonetis, 23 July 1484.
Goff A-1217; GW 2864.

+ Incun 7: Barbaro, Ermolao.

Castigationes Plinianae et Pomponii Melae.
Venice : Printer of Barbarus, 1493 or 1494.
Goff B-101; GW 3341.
Gift of Bern Dibner.

Incun 8: Biblia Latina.

Edited by Petrus Angelus de Monter Ulmi.
Venice : Hieronymus de Paganinis, 7 Sept. 1492.
Goff B-594; Gw 4271.
Gift of Bern Dibner.
This is the second octavo edition of the Bible in Latin dated 7 September 1492. This Bible and the folio edition issued by the same printer in the same year are the earliest to exhibit a woodcut on the title page. They were both edited by Petrus Angelus de Monte Ulmi, and are the first to contain the “Tabula alphabetica historiarum Bibliae,” an alphabetical table of contents, compiled by Gabriel Bruno in 1489.

+ Incun 9: Bruni, Leonardo.

Historiae Florintini populi [Translated into Italian by Dante Acciaioli].
Venice : Jacobus Rubeus, 12 Feb. 1476.
Goff B-1247; GW 5612
(Bound with: POGGIUS, FLORENTINUS, historia Fiorentina. Venice, Jacobus Rubeus, 8 March 1476.)
Gift of Bern Dibner.

Incun 10: Cornelius Nepos.

Vitae imperatorum, sive De Vita illustrium virorum.
Brescia : Jacobus Brittanicus, 17 Sept. 1498.
Goff C-917; HC 5736.
Bound with: TROGUS, POMPEIUS, Historia Philippicae. Trent, J. Tacuinus, 1507).

+ Incun 11: Duranti, Guillelmus.

Rationale divinorum officiorum.
Impressum Argentine [Strassburg : s.n.], 1486.
Goff D-431; GW 9131.

Incun 12: Jerome, Saint.

Hyronymi et aliorum patrum opuscula.
[Milan] : Imp[re]ssum p[er] magistru[m] Philippum de Lavagnia i. cccc. lxxv. [i.e. 1475] die xxviii Nove[m]br.
Includes Vita et transitus Hieronymi (i.e. Eusebius of Cremona’s Epistola de morte Hieronymi), St. Augustine’s Epistola de magnificentiis Hieronymi, and St. Cyril’s De miraculis Hieronymi.
Gift of Ralph Samuel.

Incun 13: Hieronymus.

Vitae sanctorum patrum, sive Vitas patrum.
Venice : Octavianus Scotus, 16 March 1483.
Goff H-106; Hain *8599
Gift of Philip Sang.

Incun 14: Jerome, Saint.

Vita sancti Hieronymi : presbyteri & confessoris.
Impressum venetijs [Venice] : Per Peregrinum de pasqualibus & Dominicum de bertochis, 20 Dec. 1485.
Goff H-243; HC 8643.
Gift of Mrs. Lura M. Swig.

+ Incun 15: Horace.

Horatii flacci Venusini, poete lirici opera cu[m] quibusdam annotationib[us], imaginibusq[ue] pulcherrimis, aptisq[ue] ad odaru[m] conce[n]tus et sente[n]tias.
Argentine [Strassburg] : Iohan[n]is Reinhardi cognome[n]to Grüninger, 12 Mar. (q[ua]rto Marcii) 1498
Goff H-461; Hain 8898.
Gift of Arthur E. and Charlotte Vershbow.

+ Incun 16: Josephus, Falvius.

De Antiquitatibus ac de bello Judaico / Josephus.
Venetiis : per Albertinum Vercellensem expensis Domini Octaviani Scoti, die XXIII Octobris [23 Oct.] 1499.
Goff J-487; Hain 9455.
Gift of Walter Goldwater.

+ Incun 17: Lumen animae.

Liber moralitatum elegantissimus magnaru[m] rerum naturalium Lumen anime dictus : cum septem apparitoribus necnon sanctoru[m] doctoru[m] orthodoxe fidei professorum poetarum etiam ac oratoru[m] auctoritatib[us] per modum pharatre s[ecundu]m ordine[m] alphabeti collectis ...
[Augsburg : Günther Zainer, 31 Dec. 1477]
Goff L-394; Hain 10330; Proctor 1552.
Gift of Bern Dibner.

Incun 18: Mayno, de’ Mayneri.

Regime[n] sanitatis / Magnini Mediolanensis.
[Lyons : François Fradin?, 1500].
Goff M-56; Hain 10482.
Gift of Bern Dibner.

Incun 19: Mancinelli, Antonio.

Scribendi orandique modus / per Anthoniu[m] Mancinelliu[m].
Lyptzck : per Baccalarium Wolfgangum de Monaco, 1500.
Goff M-137; Hain 10599; Stillwell M-116.
Bound with Alanus in puer bijs [sic] metrice co[n]scriptus cu[m] sententijs exponibilib[us] utilis ad bonoru[m] morum instructio[n]em, 1499 / Alanus de Insulis ; De quattuor virtutibus cardinalibus, 1499 / Lucius Aeneas Seneca ; Phisiologus de naturis duodecim animalium, 1493 / Episcopus Theobaldus).

+ Incun 20: Martial.

Martialis : cum duobus commentis.
Venetiis : [Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello], Aug. 1 (calendis Agusti) 1495.
Goff M-312; Hain 10824; Proctor 5233.

Incun 21: Martyrologium.

Martyrilogiu[m] : Viola sanctorum.
[Strasbourg : Johann Prüss], anno d[omin]i 149, die viii mensis Februarii [8 Feb. 1499]
Goff M-339; Hain 10873*.

Incun 22: Mela, Pomponius.

Pomponij Mell[a]e Cosmographi de situ orbis liber primus-[tertius].
Goff M-450; Hain 11017.
Gift of Ben Dibner.

+ Incun 23: Petrus, de Palude, Patriarch of Jerusalem.

Sermones thesauri novi de tempore.
Nurmberge : p[ro] Anthoniu[m] Koberger, 1496.
Goff P-526; Hain 11017.
(Bound in a parchment leaf of a Hebrew manuscript containing part of a poem recited in the Ḳedushah, part of the morning service.)

+ Incun 24: Pliny, the Younger.

Iunianus Maius parthenopeus Hieronymo Carrafiae meo Salute[m].
Neapoli : Mathias Moravus, Julii 1476.
Goff P-806; Hain 13111.
Gift of Bern Dibner.

Incun 25: Pliny, the Younger.

Caii Plinii novocomensis oratoris facundissimi epistolarum.
Taruisii : per Magistru[m] Ioannem Vercellium, 1483.
Goff P-808; Hain 13113.
Gift of Bern Dibner.
(Bound in richly blind-stamped contemporary calf over boards; one clasp missing)

Incun 26: Modus poenitendi.

Peniteas cito libell[us] iste nuncupatur : tractans de penitentia et eius circunstantiis omnibus salvari volentibus summe necessarius ad co[n]siderandum ea que sunt peccatorum remedia.
Imp[re]ssu[m] Colonie : p[er] Henricu[m] Quentrell, anno salut[is] M.cccc.xcii q[ua]rto ydus Imartii [12 March 1492]
Goff P-844; Hain-Copinger *13160.
(Bound with Martyrilogiu[m] : viola sanctorum, 1499.)

+ Incun 27: Bracciolini, Poggio.

Prohemio di Iacopo di Messer Poggio allo illustrissimo signor Federico da Monte Feltro conte Durbino : nella Historia fiorentina di Messer Poggio suo padre et tradocta dalui di latino in lingua fiorentina.
Venice : Jacopo de Rossi, 8 March, 1476].
Goff P-873; Hain 13172.
Gift of Bern Dibner.
(Bound and foliated continuously with Prohemio di Donato Acciaioli nella Historia fiorentina ... Impresso a Vinegia : per ... Jacomo de Rossi ... , 1476 / Leonardo Bruni.)

+ Incun 28: Ptolemy.

Epytoma Joa[n]nis de Mo[n]te Regio in Almagestu[m] Ptolomei.
Venetiis : [Johannes Hamman], Pridie Calen̄. Septembris [31 Aug.] 1496.
Goff R-111; Hain *13806; Proctor 5197.
Gift of Bern Dibner.

Incun 29: Regiomontanus, Joannes.

Tabule directionu[m] profectionu[m]q[ue] famosissimi viri Magistri Ioannis Germani de Regiomonte in natiuitatibus multum utiles.
[Augsburg] : Erhardiq[ue] Ratdolt mira imprimendi arte, qua nuper Venetijs nunc Auguste Vindelicorum excellit nominatissimus, 4 nonas Ianuarij [2 Jan.] 1490.
Goff R-112; Hain 13801.
Gift of Bern Dibner.

+ Incun 30: Rolevinck, Werner.

Fasciculus temporum / [Werner Rolevinck].
[Venice] : Erhardi Radolt, Dec. 21 (12. calen̄. Ian̄.) 1481.
Goff R-264; Hain 6928.
Gift of Arthur E. and Charlotte Vershbow.

++ Incun 31: Schedel, Hartmann.

Lib[er] cronicarum : cu[m] figuris et ymagibus ab inicio mu[n]di.
[Nuremberg] : Anthonius Koberger Nuremberge impressit, consummatu[m] autem duodecima mensis Iulij anno salutis n[ost]r[a]e 1493 [12 July 1493]
Goff S-307; Hain-Copinger 14508; Polain 3469; Sabin 77523.
Gift of the Bibliophiles of Brandeis Unviersity to the President of the University.

++ Incun 32: Schedel, Hartmann.

Register des buchs der Croniken und geschichten : mit figure[n] und pildnussen von anbegin[n] der welt bis auf dise unsere Zeit.
Nürmberg : Durch ... Anthonien Koberger daselbst zu Nürmberg gedruckt., Volbracht am. xxiii. tag des monats Decembris nach der gepurt Cristi unssers haylands M.cccc. Xciij Jar. [23 Dec. 1493].
Goff S309; Hain 14510.
Gift of Lewis K. and Elizabeth Land.

Incun 33: Seneca, Lucius Annaeus.

De quattuor virtutibus cardinalibus / Seneca.
Lyptzk : per Melchiore[m] Lotter, 1499.
Goff S-420; Hain 14632.
(Bound with Scribendi orandique modus, 1500 / Antonio Mancinelli.)

Incun 34: Theobaldus, Episcopus.

Physiologus de naturis duodecim animalium
[Leipzig : Konrad Kachelofen, 1493].
Goff T-137; Hain 15470; Stillwell T-117.
(Bound with Scribendi orandique modus, 1500 / Antonio Mancinelli)

+ Incun 35: Thomas, Aquinas, Saint.

Sancti Thome de Aquino ordinis predicato[rum] super quarto libro sententia[rum] preclarum opus feliciter incipit.
[Venice] : Impendio Iohannis de Colonia, Nicolai Ienson socioru[m]q[ue] summa cu[m] dilige[n]tia Venetiis imp[re]ssum, 1481 octavo calendas Iulij [24 June].
Goff, T-171; Hain-Copinger, 1484*.
Gift of Ralph Samuel.
(Bound in pigskin over spine and over one-third of the wooden boards, traces of gilt tooling; binding torn and loose, clasps missing.)

+ Incun 36: Thomas, à Kempis.

Opera et libri vite Fratris Thome de Kempis ordinis Canonicorum regularium quoru[m] titulos vide in prmo folio.
Nuremberge : Per Caspar Hochfeder opificē accuratissime impressi, in vigilia Andree Ap[osto]li [29 Nov.] anno [Christ]i 1494.
Goff T-352; Hain-Copinger 9769.
Gift of Mrs. Lura M. Swig.
(Bound in contemporary blind-tooled tawed pigskin over wooden boards, clasps missing)

+ Incun 37: Valerius Maximus.

Valerij Maximi Factoru[m] et dictorum memorabilium. Ad Tiberiu[m] cesarem.
[Strasbourg : Johann Mentelin, not after 1470]
Goff V 22; Hain, *15773.
Gift of Ethel and Louis Hamburger.

++ Incun 38: Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.

Aurelij Augustini ipponensis ... De ciuitate Dei ...
[Basel] : Ingenio & idustria Mihahelis Wenszler [and Bernhard Richel]., Anno salutis nostre post. M. et. cccc. lxxix.viii. kl. aprilis [25 march 1497].
Goff A1241; GW 2885, HC 2058.
Gift of Isadore Hammer.

Incun 39: Hermes, Trismegistus.

Mercurii Trismegisti Liber De Potestate Et Sapientia Dei E. Graeco In Latinum Traductus A Marsilio Ficino Florentino.
Venetiis : Lucas Dominici, M.CCCG [sic] LXXXI. XV. Maii [15 May 1481].
Goff H-70; Hain-Copinger 8458.
Gift of Bern Dibner.
(Bound in leather-backed boards, with green silk bookmark.)

Incun 40: Becchi, Gentile.

Oratio Florentinorum coram Alexandro VI. habita.
[Italy : s.n., 1492-1525?]
Gift of Mrs. Lura M. Swig.

+ Incun 41: Jacobus, de Voragine.

Incipit liber preclarissimi religiosi fratris Iacobi de Voragine ordinis predicatoru[m] de vitis sanctorum.
Venitijs : P[er] Antoniu[m] de strata de Cremona [et] Marcum Catanellum ... impressum, anno ab incarnatione domini 1480 cal. Jullii [July 1].
Goff J-95.
Gift of Isadore Hammer.

Incun 42: Pliny, the Younger.

C. Plinii Secu[n]di Junioris epistole per Philippum Beroaldum correcte.
Bononiae : per Benedictu[m] Hectoris, Anno a natali Christi M.CCCLXXXXXVIII. XIV. Kalen[das] Novembris [19 Oct. 1498].
Goff P-810; Hain 13115.
Gift of Mrs. Lura M. Swig.
(Bound in half pigskin)

+ Incun 43: Giovanni d’Andrea.

Lecture Jo An super arboribus consanguinitatis & affinitatis necno[n] cognationis spiritualis et legalis cuiusdam alterius doctoris instar Jo An scribentis Cu[m] com[m]entariolis pulcris notatis et questionibus bene eme[n]datis circa easdem quatuor arbores depictas ac lecturas in margine adiunctis et impressis.
Liptze[n]si : [Martin Landsberg], 1492.
Goff A-621; Hain 1041.

+ Incun 44: Justinus, Marcus Junianus.

Iustini ex Trogo Pompeio historiae / cum multis memorabilibus in margine ; Addito insuper indice: quo facilius notatu clarior a rep[er]iri possint: nuper eme[n]datae.
Impressum Venetium : Per magistrum Ioannem Tacuinum de Tridino, .Mcccccvii. [1507] die .xvii. Maii.