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Bod-Inc: A-231


Expositio in evangelium S. Lucae.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] [Note on the contents.]

[a2r] Ambrosius: Expositio in Evangelium secundum Lucam, [prologue]. See A‑228.

[a3v] Ambrosius: Expositio in Evangelium secundum Lucam, ten books. See A‑228.

[r10r] [Colophon.]

[r10r] [Explicit.] incipit: ‘Laus entium enti eiusque dulcissime matri.’


Imprint: Augsburg: Anton Sorg, 1476. Folio.


Collation: [a b10 c12 d–n10.8 o p10 q6+1 r10].

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ia00554000

GW: GW 1602;

Hain: H *900;

Goff: Goff A‑554;

BMC: BMC II 344;

Proctor: Pr 1648;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑474; CIBN A‑293; Hillard 96; Rhodes 72; Sack, Freiburg, 140-1; Sheppard 1234.

LCN: 14427752


Copy number: A-231(1)

Bound with:
2. Johannes de Peckham, De oculo morali. [Augsburg: Anton Sorg, not after Aug. 1476] (J‑174).

Binding: Eighteenth-century French gold-tooled red morocco; on both covers fillets form a border, double fillets on edges of boards, slashes and dots on turn-ins; in five compartments of the spine a floral stamp surrounded by stars and tendrils within a frame formed by double fillets; edges gilt; marbled pastedowns; bound for comte MacCarthy Reagh by Richard Weir(?). The gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 293 × 214 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 286 × 202 mm.

Woodcut initials coloured in red; paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne (1727-1794); apparently the copy listed by Franc.-Xav. Laire, Index librorum ab inventa typographia ad annum 1500, part 1 (Sens, 1791), 381 no. 1, which is described as having an index of seven folios. On endleaf note by Justin, comte MacCarthy Reagh (1744-1811). Anonymous sale, possibly of Halbach (13 Jan. 1825), lot 197. Purchased for £7. 17. 6; see Books Purchased (1825), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q inf. 2.15(1).

Copy number: A-231(2)

1 leaf only, accompanying the Type Facsimile Society publication for the year 1904. Incipit: ‘resurrectione non facile est . . .'; explicit: ‘Nam cum et pater eius'.

Size of fragment: c.267 × 177 mm.

Provenance: According to the editor of the Type Facsimile Society, the leaf is the gift of Dr Burger to the Society. Purchased in 1904?

SHELFMARK: Soc. 25834 c.2.

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