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De proprietatibus rerum


Liber de proprietatib[us] reru[m] / Bartholomei Anglici.
Bartholomaeus Anglicus : De Proprietatibus Rerum
Provenance: Friedrich Bauermeister, bookseller, Glasgow (fl. 1860-1917): bookseller’s ticket on front pastedown “F. Bauermeister || Importer of Foreign Books || 234 Great Western Road || Glasgow”.
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow: armorial bookplate on front pastedown “Library of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow” partially overlaid with a later armorial bookplate of the College; purchased by the College in 1894, probably from Bauermeister; appears in ‘List of principal additions to the Library since 1st July 1894’ (RCPSG 1/20/15/20/12, printed 1 Oct. 1894).
Binding: 19th-century grey paper-covered pasteboards; vestiges of early tabs; flyleaves have watermark of a large unicorn salient and countermark initials “L S”.
Brief marginal annotation on “apes” (bees) on H1v in a 16th-century hand; early pointing hands and underlining on K3v and L1v; signature x1 missing and supplied in manuscript; bibliographical references in a 19th-century German hand on front flyleaf.
Initials supplied mainly in red throughout, some with reserved white; initials in blue with reserved white supplied on a4r, b8v, n4v, and o7v; paragraph marks and capital strokes supplied in red throughout.
Wanting the blank leaf R6.
Signatures: Fol. [*]6 a8 b-q8.6.6 r-z6 A-R6. [258] leaves, the last blank.
Catalogued as part of the Glasgow Incunabula Project.


Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, active 13th century.


11 August 1491


Bookstore BAR


[Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)]


Impressus Argentine [Strassburg]



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Physical Dimensions

Leaf size: 275 x 205 mm.
Binding: 280 x 213 mm.

De proprietatibus rerum

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Leaf size: 275 x 205 mm.
Binding: 280 x 213 mm.


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Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, active 13th century., “De proprietatibus rerum,” Heritage, accessed June 23, 2024,