Liber de vita ac morib[us] ph[ilosoph]o[rum] poetaru[m]q[ue] vete[rum].

Accession number: 
PML 37392
Burlaeus, Gualterus, 1275-1345?
[Cologne] : [Ulrich Zel], [about 1470]
[112] leaves ; 21 cm (4to)
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1942.

Title from caption, leaf [3]/1r.
Imprint from ISTC.
Printed in Zel's type 1b:106/111G.
Library's copy listed under Division A. $3 in Checklist.
Collation: [1⁸ 2⁶; 3-13⁸ 14¹⁰]: 112 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery quarto.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 20.2 x 13.7 cm.

19th-century brown calf, blind tooled in a pastiche of an early style, over paper boards (21 x 15 cm), sewn on 3 supports; repaired by Duprez Lahey, 1945. Marbled paper pastedowns and endleaves with plain paper endleaves; plain endbands; red edges.
Variant Title: 

De vita et moribus philosophorum


Hand decoration: Contemporary rubrication, red initials, paragraph marks, and underlining. Annotations: No significant marginal notations in text; a few "nota" and underlining. Contemporary foliation in text (not in tabula).

B. Reinhard, signature (front endleaf 3 recto); Fr. Bejdver(?), inscripton: "Ex libris Fr. Bejdver. 1819" (front endleaf 3 recto); unidentified inscription: "gekauft in ... von Will. Voynich, London" (front endleaf 3 recto); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Lathrop C. Harper, June 1942.