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Bod-Inc: A-129

Albertus Magnus

Paradisus animae, sive Tractatus de virtutibus.


Analysis of Content

A2r Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: ‘Prologus.’ See A‑126.

A2v ‘Tabula.’

A3r Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: Paradisus animae, sive Tractatus de virtutibus. See A‑126.

E7v Albertus Magnus [pseudo-]: [Epilogue]. Incipit: ‘[C]onqueror tibi, omnipotens Deus, cum multis lachrymis et guttis sanguineis filii tui . . .'; explicit: ‘ . . . quia omnes vnite sunt in gratia.’ Epilogue as in the editions cited under A‑126.

E7v [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Laus deo celi dominoque terre, | qui sua nostro pietate finem | Ecce felicem imposuit labori | orbe citato'; 1 sapphic strophe.


Imprint: Strasbourg: Martin Flach, 10 July 1498. 4°.


Collation: A8 B C6 D E8.


ISTC: ia00293000

GW: GW 706;

Hain: H *481;

Goff: Goff A‑293;

BMC: BMC I 155;

Proctor: Pr 709;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑192; Sack, Freiburg, 81; Sheppard 525.

LCN: 14290969


Copy number: A-129(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century marbled paper wrappers.

Size: 200 × 148 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 140 mm.

Early foliation and signatures, underlining, and occasional marginal notes. In the same hand, on A1r two distichs, which occur as a printed addition in other editions of the text [e.g. Antwerp: Gerard Leeu, 14 Mar. 1489]: ‘Alberti Magni manibus sepe iste libellus | Dulciter amplexus, sit tibi mente sedens | Virtutes veras nam ex hoc cognoscere posses | Quis potes ad celos carpere tutus iter' (Walther, Initia, 733).

Provenance: On E8r ‘36.H'(?), possibly an old shelfmark. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; no. 2874 in list of duplicates in quarto. Purchased from Caspar Haugg for 4 Marks, Catalogue 82 (1886), no. 5; see Library Bills (1886), no. 80.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 6.68.

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