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Bod-Inc: A-096

Albertus Magnus

De abundantia exemplorum ad omnem materiam in sermonibus.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Albertus Magnus [pseudo-; Romanis, Humbertus de]: De abundantia exemplorum ad omnem materiam in sermonibus. Incipit: ‘[Q]voniam plus exempla quam verba mouent secundum Gregorium et facilius intellectu capiuntur et altius memorie infiguntur necnon libentius a multis audiuntur . . .’ Bloomfield 5001 identifies the true author as Humbertus de Romanis and gives the alternative titles De dono timoris, De septemplies timore, De septem timoribus per exempla, and De septem speciebus timoris; see also Kaeppeli II 285-7 no. 2012; VL IV 298-301, at 299.


Imprint: [Ulm: Johann Zainer, not before 1478, not after 20 June 1481]. Folio.

Remarks: Terminus post quem given by GW. BMC interprets a date of purchase ‘In vigilia Corporis Cristi Anno etc. lxxxjmo’ as 20 May 1481; Accurti I 110 corrects to 20 June 1481.


Collation: [a–g8 h10].


ISTC: ia00217000

GW: GW 581;

Hain: H *484;

Goff: Goff A‑217;

BMC: BMC II 528;

Proctor: Pr 2527;

Others: Accurti I 110; BSB‑Ink A‑167; Rhodes 22; Sheppard 1821.

LCN: 14292705


Copy number: A-096(1)

Bound with:
1. Robertus Caracciolus, Sermones de timore divinorum iudiciorum. Nuremberg: Friedrich Creussner, 1479 (C‑084(2));
3. Johannes Calderinus, Concordantia, sive Ambidexterium. Speier: Peter Drach, 1481 (C‑027(2)).

Wanting e7, e8, and f1-5.

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter calf.

Size: 299 × 217 × 59 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 207 mm.

Occasional early marginal notes.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1861), 11.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 3.3(2).

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