Theologia naturalis, sive Liber creaturarum.

Raymond, of Sabunde, -1436 [Browse]
Uniform title
Deventer : Richard Pafraet, [ca. 1484-1485]
[512] p. (the first leaf blank) ; 29 cm. (fol.)


Former owner
  • Title and imprint from ISTC.
  • "Dated from the use of the paper-stocks"--ISTC. Bodleian Lib. 15th cent., BSB-Ink, and BN cat. des incun. give date as: [1480-1485]; Campbell as: [ca. 1480]; BM 15th cent. and Goff as: [not after 1485]; Polain as: [before 1485]
  • Alphabetical table of contents on p. [3-15] (leaves A2-15).
  • "The prologue of the Theologia naturalis is included in the Index librorum prohibitorum, 1564, and copies of Pafraet's edition are known in which it has been supressed"--BM 15th cent
  • In double columns, 39 lines. Capital spaces with guide-letters.
  • In Lilly Library copy first capital space of text filled in blue, all others in red; paragraph marks and capital strokes also in red.
  • Signatures: A a-z aa-hh⁸
  • Colophon: ... Imp[re]ssus Daue[n]trie p[er] me Rychardu[m] Paffroed.
  • Lilly Library copy imperfect: initial blank wanting.
Binding note
Princeton copy 1 Contemporary blind-stamped calf, a rich decor of triple blind-stamped fillets, bees and fleur-de-lis around the covers, redone spine as original.
Princeton copy 1 Provenance: Libraries of the Monastère franciscain de Dorsten (Westphalia) with a handwritten inscription in the superior margin of the first leaf warning against “anathema auferenti” thefts, John Deakin Heaton (1817-1880) and Richard Caton, with ex-libris.
  • Goff, R-32
  • ISTC, ir00032000
  • Hain-Copinger, 14067
  • Campbell, 1490
  • BM 15th cent., IX, p. 45 (IB. 47554)
  • Bodleian Lib. 15th cent., R-017
  • BSB-Ink, R-19
  • Klebs, 824.1
  • Proctor, 8968
  • BN cat. des incun., R-23
  • IDL, 3861
  • Madsen, 3567
  • Oates, 3454
Place name(s)
Netherlands Deventer.
Other title(s)
Liber creaturarum
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