MEI Fields

Here is a list of the fields pertaining to provenance in the database Material Evidence in Incunabula (MEI).


Copy Features


Made up copy

BL G.10834 ©The British Library Board BL G.10834_Grenville's note ©The British Library Board

Variant

Cancellans/cancellandum

Parts of text in facsimile

BL IC.37038(2 ©The British Library Board

Parts of text in manuscript

Manuscript signatures

BL IC.37078(1 ©The British Library Board BL IC.37078(5 ©The British Library Board


No rubrication

BL_G.10011 (5)  IB.2006 (7)


Chain-hole

Magdalen College, Oxford. Arch. B. III. 1. 10. (detail)

IC.19526 ©The British Library Board BL IC.19526 ©The British Library Board

 


Fallen Type

fallen-type-1                          fallen type2

 

See Claire Bolton‘s paper on fallen types in our Education page

 


Former owners

Former owners are identified as private or institutional, religious or lay, female or male, and by profession or type of institution. The Index of former owners further provides geo-references and chronological limits.

 


Type of Provenance evidence


Inscription

 

BL_Davis 379_Fugger  BL_Davis_782 (4)  BL_IB.24489 (6)

BL_IA.24382 (18)   ib00100000_02012981 inscription

 


Coat of arms

BL_G.11348_coat of arms  BL_IA.17771_coat of arms

ij00484000_0213510 stemma  ih00168000_02013277 coat of arm

 


Genealogical tables


Supralibros

C.2.a.1 (3) BL_G.12028 (2) BL_Davis 379 (4)

BL_C.3.a.2 (1) Misc. 1139 supralibros 20151013_085910


Exlibris

IA.27527 (5)   BL_Davis 379_bookplate Wilmerding

BL_IC.41520 (19) Well 2.a.7  il00253000_02013349 ex libris


Mottos

BL_169.i.10 (10)

ia00545000_02000065 motto


Emblems

BL_IA.27527 (8)


Stamps

BL_IA.24497 (3)  BL_IA.24389 (10)  Well 4.c.7 own stamp


Firestamps


Binding (see also below)

BL_G.9118 (4) BL_IA.24497 (1)


Decoration (see also below)

    Inc. 0407 BL IC.20335 (12)


Manuscript notes (see also below)

IB.2006 (15) BL IC.20267 ©The British Library Board


Bibliographical evidence

Clark Title-page  BL_Davis 379 (19)

BL_IA.35160(Bodleain register) (2)  BMC probably Burney 1


Shelfmark

BL_IA.24389_shelfmark BL_IA.24459_historical shelfmark


Accession mark

BL_IA.35160_accession mark


Deaccession mark

BL_IA.20235_Deaccession mark

ia00545000_02000065 deaccession

Seller’s mark/note

BL_Davis_782 (3) BL_Davis_782_Quaritch


Unknown


Methods of Acquisition


Purchase

ib00100000_02012981 exchange

ig00111900 to do_Padua Orto


Donation

ip00520000_02013515 nota


Bequest

IB.24403 ©The British Library Board

BL IC.19526 ©The British Library Board


Exchange


Institutional transfer

Archivio Marciano


Dedication copy


Consignment


Requisition/theft


Decoration


Illustration coloured in by hand

Auct. 2Q inf. 1.44-45 2   Auct. 2Q inf. 1.44-45 3


Illumination

BL_C.13.c.9 (20)


Ornamental letters

BL_C.1.a.2 (12)  Inc.V.678 pen work initial 3

BL_G.11348 (5) BL IC.32702 ©The British Library Board


Coat of arms

BL_C.8.h.14 (12)


Rubrication

BL IB.19612a ©The British Library Board


Partial rubrication


Pen initials

BL_IB.29053-IB.19738 (14)


Illustration stamped in


Manuscript Notes


Marginal and interlinear manuscript annotations are described by typology, frequency, and location in the book. See the Reading Practices page for a detailed description and examples of the features we capture.


Binding


Date


Type:


limp;


sewn textblock (unbound);


boards


Measurements: H x W x D

Link to EBDB


Board material:


wood; paper; other


Cover material:


parchment/vellum;

ib00100000_02012981 parchment


leather

BL_IB.24407 (2)


bookcloth;

Taylor institution Library Arch. Fol. It. 1478 2    Taylor institution Library Arch. Fol. It. 1478


paper;

Taylor Institution Library Arch. 8° It. 1492        Taylor Institution Library Arch. 8° It. 1492 2


exotic textile;


alum tawed skin;


mixed

BL_IB.2006 (1)


other


Furniture:


yes

ip00520000_02013515 tenone ia00009200_02013418 part ia00009200_02013418 furniture


no


Binding status:


untouched

BL_Davis_782 (1)  ip00520000_02013515 legatura tedesca  Bernardi 30


rebound

BL_C.8.h.14 (1)

repaired

ij00484000_02013510 restored


Titling:


manuscript

il00253000_02013349 flos  Inc. 0480 passiflora dorso  ia00545000_02000065 ms title


tooled

BL_IA.24479 (1) BL_C.6.b.1 (2)


print label


Tooling:


blind;


gold

C.2.a.1 (2)


blind and gold;


none


Edges:


gilt

BL_G.8252 (9)


coloured;


Bernardi 55

marbled


Writing on Edges:


along; across; both; none


Gauffered:


yes

BL_Davis 379 (3)


no


Stamps


 


Historic Shelfmarks

Their pattern is classified in a separate table:
Pattern of Historic Shelfmarks


Price and currency