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Bod-Inc: A-127

Albertus Magnus

Paradisus animae, sive Tractatus de virtutibus.


Analysis of Content

a1v ‘Tabula.’

a2r Albertus Magnus [pseudo-: Prologue]. See A‑126.

a2v Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Paradisus animae, sive Tractatus de virtutibus. See A‑126.

d8r Albertus Magnus [pseudo-: Epilogue]. Incipit: ‘Incipit/explicit: ‘Conqueror tibi, omnipotens Deus, cum multis lacrimis et guttis sanguineis filii tui . . . quia mihi dignatus es has perfectas virtutes enarrare.’ See A‑126.


Imprint: Memmingen: [Albrecht Kunne, c.1488, not after 1496]. 4°.

Remarks: The Munich copy A‑191 no. 5 has the date of rubrication 1496.


Collation: a10 b–d8.


ISTC: ia00291000

GW: GW 704;

Hain: HC *477;

Goff: Goff A‑291;

BMC: BMC II 607;

Proctor: Pr 2812;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑191; Sheppard 2015.

LCN: 14293366


Copy number: A-127(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 203 × 146 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 135 mm.

Initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Regensburg, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Emmeramus; inscription on a1r: ‘Sancti Emmerami Ratisbonae'. This copy is probably the ‘paradisus anime Alberti Magni' listed in the library catalogue of S. Emmeramus drawn up by Dionysius Menger, among the ‘libri inpressi' on fol. 107rb (see MBK IV/1 185-385, at 377); the book probably came into the library with the collection of the deceased sub-prior Erasmus Daum (Dawm) in 1504; see MBK IV/1 185; Wagner, ‘St Emmeram', 195, no. F14. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich, no. 1904 in list of duplicates in quarto. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850: not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.37.

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