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Bod-Inc: A-128

Albertus Magnus

Paradisus animae, sive Tractatus de virtutibus.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Alberti Magni manibus sepe iste libellus | dulciter amplexus, sit tibi mente sedens. | Virtutes veras nam ex hoc cognoscere possis, | quis potes ad celos carpere tutus iter'; 2 elegiac distichs See Walther, Initia, 733.

a1r ‘Tabula.’

a1r Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: ‘Prologus.’ See A‑126.

a1v Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Paradisus animae, sive Tractatus de virtutibus. See A‑126.

f3r Albertus Magnus [pseudo-: Epilogue]. ‘Confessio Alberti magni.’ Incipit/explicit: ‘Conqueror tibi, Deus sanctissime, cum omnibus lacrimis et guttis sanguineis dilectissimi filii tui . . . quia omnes vnite sunt in gratia. Amen.’ Epilogue as in the editions cited under A‑126.


Imprint: Antwerp: Gerard Leeu, 14 Mar. 1489. 4°.


Collation: a–d6 e f4.


ISTC: ia00292000

GW: GW 705;

Hain: HC 478;

Goff: Goff A‑292;

BMC: BMC IX 192;

Proctor: Pr 9383;

Others: Campbell 77; CIBN A‑183; HPT II 420; ILC 65; Inventaris, 174; Oates 3916; Sheppard 7227.

LCN: 14293461


Copy number: A-128(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter calf; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 203 × 137 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 129 mm.

On f4v there are scribbles in two different hands.

Missing initials are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Diest, province of Cologne, Brabant, Franciscans; inscription on f4r: ‘Iste liber pertinet fratribus tercie regule sancti Francisci in opido dyesten[sis] [hole in leaf] bogaerdẽ'. Purchased in 1892 from Kockx; invoice in Library Bills (1892), but the individual items cannot be identified.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. N14.1489.1.

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