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Bod-Inc: A-257

Andreae, Johannes

Super arboribus consanguinitatis, affinitatis et cognationis spiritualis.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Andreae, Johannes: Super arboribus consanguinitatis, affinitatis et cognationis spiritualis, prologue. Incipit: ‘[C]irca lecturam arboris diuersis olim diuersum modum tenentibus, Johannes de Deo Hispanus post illos diuersos lecture ipsius arboris nouum modum assumens . . .’ See Schulte II 215-16; Stintzing, 151-85, on this edition 159-61: ‘Zweite Klasse.’

[a1r] Andreae, Johannes: Super arbore consanguinitatis. Incipit: ‘[D]einde ad arborem consanguinitatis specialiter descendamus. Et primo queritur, quid sit consanguinitas et vnde dicatur . . .’

[a5r] Andreae, Johannes: Super arbore affinitatis. Incipit: ‘[A]d arborem affinitatis et eius materiam transeamus. Et primo videndum est quid sit affinitas et vnde dicatur . . .’

[a8v] Super arbore cognationis spiritualis. Incipit: ‘[C]irca lecturam arboris cognationis spiritualis iuxta modum et formam tradicionis egregii doctoris Jo[hannis] Andree in sua lectura . . .’


Imprint: Nuremberg: Friedrich Creussner, 1477. Folio.


Collation: [a10].

Illustrations: Three woodcuts: on [a4v]: ‘Arbor consanguineitatis', on [a8r]: ‘Arbor affinitatis' and on [a10v]: ‘Arbor cognacionis spiritualis.’


ISTC: ia00604000

GW: GW 1688;

Hain: H *1030;

Goff: Goff A‑604;

BMC: BMC II 449;

Proctor: Pr 2135;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑289; CIBN A‑341; Schramm XVIII p. 14; Schreiber V 3279; Sheppard 1568.

LCN: 14425463


Copy number: A-257(1)

Bound with:
1. Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda aurea sanctorum. Hagenau: Henricus Gran for Johannes Rynman de Oringau, 1516.

Leaf [a1] containing marginal notes, and the leaves containing the woodcuts, have been folded over rather than cropped, presumably when the book was rebound in the eighteenth century.

Binding: Eighteenth-century English blind-tooled calf.

Size: 283 × 203 × 43 mm.

Size of leaf: 278 × 215 mm.

On [a1r-v] sixteenth-century marginal notes with legal comments; the outer margins have been left uncut in order to preserve these notes. Occasional notes in the same hand throughout the text, possibly in the same hand as notes in item 1. Some marginal notes in red. On endleaves following item 2, index of saints for item 1.

Woodcuts coloured in pale green, purple, and yellow, the same palette as the title-page of item 1. One initial is supplied in red; red capital strokes and occasional underlining.

Provenance: Johannes Peselius (sixteenth century?); name: ‘M. Joh. Peselius'(?) on title-page of item 1. Johannes Jacobus Tomannus (fl. 1640); name and date: ‘Joh. Jacobi Tomanni 1640' on title-page of item 1. Richard Farmer (1735-1797); sale (1798), lot 1619 mentioning item 1 in the volume only; sold with lot 1620 for £0. 10. 6. Charles Combe (1743-1817); on recto of endleaf note by Douce ‘Given me by Mr. Combe 1798'. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 188(2).

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