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Bod-Inc: A-119

Albertus Magnus



Analysis of Content

[a1r] Albertus Magnus [pseudo-: Mariale, prologue.] ‘Liber de laudibus gloriosissime dei genetricis Marie semper virginis.’ Opera (1651), 20a,1-2; Opera (1890), 37, 1-3; see Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum, 1061. On authorship see Bruno Korošak, Mariologia S. Alberti Magni eiusque coaequalium, Bibliotheca Mariana medii aevi, 8 (Rome, 1954), 3-18; Albert Fries, Die unter dem Namen des Albertus Magnus überlieferten mariologischen Schriften (Münster, 1954), 5-80, 130-1 and Adolf Kolping, ‘Zur Frage der Textgeschichte, Herkunft und Entstehungszeit der anonymen “Laus Virginis” (bisher “Mariale” Alberts des Grossen)', Recherches de théologie ancienne et médiévale, 25 (1958), 285-328, stemma on 289.

[a2r] ‘Tabula capitulorum.’

[a5r] Albertus Magnus [pseudo-: Mariale.] Opera (1651), 20a,3-156; Opera (1890), 37, 5-321.


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, not after 1473]. Folio.

Remarks: GW [dates c.1473]. A copy in Uppsala has a rubricator's date 1473.


Collation: [a–q10 r6].


ISTC: ia00271000

GW: GW 678;

Hain: H 460;

Goff: Goff A‑271;

BMC: BMC I 192;

Proctor: Pr 887;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑185; CIBN A‑148; Sheppard 677; Voulliéme, Köln, 40.

LCN: 14293395


Copy number: A-119(1)

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, two clasps lost; rebacked. On both covers groups of five fillets form a double frame; the inner rectangle is divided by diagonal groups of five fillets into lozenge-shaped compartments which are filled with fleurons, too worn for identification.

Size: 300 × 202 × 44 mm.

Size of leaf: 289 × 193 mm.

Nineteenth-century pencil notes on endleaf: ‘£7-17-6', ‘£4-4-.’

Initials, signatures, and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Probably the copy mentioned in Library Bills (1831), no. 243, ‘Books purchased by the Librarian', item 1, priced at £1. 11. 6; see Books Purchased (1831), 1.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: Auct. 1Q extra 2.9; Auct. V. subt.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 2.24.

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