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Bod-Inc: A-214


Alphabetum divini amoris.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Prohemium. Incipit: ‘[A]d honorem omnipotentis dei aliquos modos et vias pro eleuatione mentis in deum propono conscribere . . .’

[a1v] ‘Tabula.’

[a1v] Gerson, Johannes [pseudo-]: Alphabetum divini amoris. Incipit: ‘[A] timore seruili procedit filialis plures . . .’ See A‑213.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis, not after 1474]. Folio.


Collation: [a b10].


ISTC: ia00525000

GW: GW 1555;

Hain: H *7632;

Goff: Goff A‑525;

BMC: BMC I 78;

Proctor: Pr 306;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑433; CIBN A‑274; Ohly, ‘Reyser', 19; Sack, Freiburg, 127; Sheppard 245.

LCN: 14424855


Copy number: A-214(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century German(?) pasteboards covered with leaves from a manuscript sacramentary, dyed dark blue.

Size: 305 × 220 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 293 × 198 mm.

Manuscript foliation 351-70.

Capital strokes in red. Underlining supplied in red and in black. One-, three-, four- and five-line initials, and occasional paragraph marks are supplied in red. Rubric title is supplied in red on [a1r].

Provenance: J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837); purchased at his sale (1837), lot 205, for £0. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf. 1.49.

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