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Bod-Inc: A-288

Angelus de Clavasio

Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae.


Analysis of Content

a1r Angelus de Clavasio: Summa angelica de casibus conscientie. Incipit: ‘[A]bbas debet esse presbyter . . .’ See A‑285.

AAA7r [Jacobinus Suigus: Verses addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Humano Angelicas quicumque audire loquelas | Ore cupis presens perlege lector opus'; 6 elegiac distichs.

AAA7r [Colophon.]

AAA7v ‘Rubrice ciuilis et canonici.’


Imprint: Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 28 Aug. 1488. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–z aa–zz [et et] [con con] [ ]6 AAA BBB8.


ISTC: ia00717000

GW: GW 1927;

Hain: HC *5385;

Goff: Goff A‑717;

BMC: BMC II 432;

Proctor: Pr 2064;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑527; CIBN A‑385; Oates 1014-15; Sack, Freiburg, 186; Sheppard 1510.

LCN: 14420875


Copy number: A-288(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and BBB8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf (c.1825) for the Bodleian Library; gold-tooled spine; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 315 × 220 × 52 mm.

Size of leaf: 307 × 197 mm.

Two- to five-line initials are supplied in red, frequently over printed guide letters. Paragraph marks in headings, underlining, and initial strokes are supplied in red.

Provenance: Johannes Pluemel (fl. 1487-1506); see Dennis E. Rhodes, ‘The Library of Johann Plümel', in Incunabula, ed. Davies, 231-41, at 240 no. 44. Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1825), 7; inscription on endleaf: ‘Purchased at Hamburgh 1825.’

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 2.5.

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