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Bod-Inc: A-234


De officiis ministrorum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] De officiis ministrorum, [table of contents for the first book].

[a2v] Ambrosius: De officiis ministrorum, three books. PL XVI 23-184. Ambrosius, De officiis ministrorum libri III, ed. Jo. Georgius Krabinger (Tübingen, 1857), 31-223. Book I only: Saint Ambroise, Les devoirs. Livre I, ed. Maurice Testard (Paris, 1984), 95-222. See CPL 144.


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, c.1470]. 4°.


Collation: [a–n8 o p6].


ISTC: ia00558000

GW: GW 1606;

Hain: HC *905;

Goff: Goff A‑558;

BMC: BMC I 188;

Proctor: Pr 860;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑471; CIBN A‑297; Hillard 98; Oates 357; Rhodes 74; Sheppard 646; Voulliéme, Köln, 104.

LCN: 14427735


Copy number: A-234(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled mottled calf; marbled pastedowns; similar binding on A‑559(1) and A‑576(1), both acquired at the Renouard sale in 1830.

Size: 208 × 140 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 131 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red, occasionally with reserved white decoration; capital strokes and underlining in red; cf. A‑558.

Provenance: Possibly Antoine Augustin Renouard (1765-1853); see binding note. Purchased from Thomas Thorpe (1791-1851), catalogue (1832), no. 81, for £1. 1. 0; see Library Bills (1829-32), no. 345, and Books Purchased (1832), 1.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. P 5.19.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 4.1.

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