Incunabula provenances and other names index
Alphabetical list of names (surname order) associated with the incunabula, primarily relating to provenance. Including names of former owners, donors, and other names where the exact relationship to the book is unknown. Booksellers are listed in a separate index.
NB! Direct links to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB) entries will only work from University of Glasgow IP addresses as this is a subscription database.
P., D. -- see D. P.
P., H. -- see H. P.
P. D. (16th century)
P. D. C. (16th century?)
Paget, Arthur John Snow (1830-1863)
Captain; for biographical information see: http://www.anatpro.com/index_files/Arthur_John_Snow_Paget.htm
Paillot, Johannes (16th century)
Monk at the Benedictine Abbey of St.Peter, Montier-la-Celle, near Troyes
Palant, Petrus (18th century)
Of Jülich, North Rhine-Westphalia
Parr, Samuel (1747-1825)
Schoolmaster: see ODNB and 'Bibliotheca Parriana' (London: Bohn, 1827).
Paruti, Lodovico Mario -- see Parutus, Lodovicus Marius
Parutus, Lodovicus Marius (fl. 1469)
Humanist and poet, of Ferrara; also secretary to Cardinal Bessarion
Passens, Petrus (fl. 1566)
Paterson, John (fl. 1553)
See Durkan & Ross: Early Scottish libraries, p.139.
Paterson, Stephen (fl. 1611)
Notary public and sheriff clerk of Fife, the owner in 1611 of Myers Castle, Auchtermuchty (see John Gifford, 'The buildings of Scotland' (London: 2000) p. 327)
Paulus de Bergamo -- see Lulmius Bergomensis, Paulus
Paulus de Muntzdail -- see Muntzdail, Paulus de
Paulus de Pergamo -- see Lulmius Bergomensis, Paulus
Paulus Lulmius Bergomensis -- see Lulmius Bergomensis, Paulus
Pauye, Michael -- see Pavius, Michael
Pavie, Michel -- see Pavius, Michael
Pavius, Michael (Michel Pavie) (d. 1517)
Teacher of Erasmus, dean of the church of Cambrai from 1506
Pecoul (16th/17th century)
Bh8-e.1 (possible owner)
Peiresc, Nicolas-Claude Fabri de -- see Fabri, Nicolas-Claude, de Peiresc
Père César -- see César, Père
Pemberton, Henry (1694-1771)
Physician and mathematician
Peregrinis, Joannes de (16th/17th century)
Pergamo, Paulus de -- see Lulmius Bergomensis, Paulus
Perkines, Thomas (16th/17th century)
Peter (16th century)
Petreius, Alexander(?) (fl. 1651)
Petri, Ericus (16th century)
Petrus Chabrias -- see Chabrias, Petrus
Pezzis, Bernardinus de (fl. 1561)
Pfisterus, Albertus (fl. mid 16th century)
Apothecary of Nuremberg
Phillips, Daniel (17th/18th century)
Philoxenus, Marcellus/Filosseno, Marcello (1450-1520)
Poet and Servite friar
Pickering, William -- see Pickering in Booksellers index
Pinelli, Maffeo (1735-1785)
Conte, state printer of Venice; see catalogue of the Pinelli library compiled by the librarian of the Biblioteca Marciana, Jacopo Morelli, 'Bibliotheca Maphaei Pinellii Veneti magno jam studio collecta a Jacobo Morellio …' 6 vols (Venice: 1787); the entire library was bought by the London bookseller, James Edwards, for £6,000 in 1788, and auctioned by him and James Robson: 'Bibliotheca Pinelliana: a catalogue of the magnificent and celebrated library of Maffei Pinelli, late of Venice ...’ (London: 1789).
Pipe, Richard -- see Pype, Richard
Piscator, Joannes/Fischer, Johann (16th century)
Pitcairn, William (1712-1791)
Physician, President of the Royal College of Physicians: see ODNB.
Poitiers, Diane de (1499-1566)
Duchess of Valentinois and mistress of Henri II, King of France.
Pola, Casa di Fini -- see Fini Pola, House of
Porter, Simon (16th century)
Powell, Robert (17th century)
Prat, Du, family -- see Du Prat family
Prime, John -- see Prym/Prime, John
Pringle, John, Sir (1707-1782)
Military physician: see ODNB.
Prousteau, Guillaume (1626-1715)
Jurist, of Orléans; much of Prousteau’s library became the foundation of the Bibliothèque municipale of Orléans.
Pruiean, Francis -- see Prujean, Francis, Sir
Prujean, Francis, Sir (d. 1666)
Physician: see ODNB.
Prym/Prime, John (16th century)
Purdue, William (17th century)
Possibly Sir Richard Pype, Lord Mayor of London in 1578.