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Bod-Inc: A-291

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.

2M8r [Jacobinus Suigus: Verses addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Humano Angelicas quicumque audire loquelas | Ore cupis presens perlege lector opus'; 6 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Rouen: Jean Le Bourgeois, 30 Jan. 1495. 4°.


Collation: [*8] ✠12 a–r8 [r]8 ſ8 s–z8 [et]8 [con]8 A–X8 2A–M8.

Remarks: Collation includes two forms of ‘r' and ‘s', and both ‘v' and ‘u.' Leaf d4 is signed ciiii, k2 is signed kiiii, and n2 is signed niiii.


ISTC: ia00724500

GW: GW 1937;

Goff: Goff, Supplement, A‑724a;


Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: not in Sheppard.

LCN: 14421104


Copy number: A-291(1)

Wanting gatherings [*] and ✠ (title-leaf and prelims), gatherings f and E and leaves N5-8.

Binding: English seventeenth-century mottled calf; on both covers triple blind fillets form a border.

Size: 190 × 145 × 77 mm.

Size of leaf: 183 × 130 mm.

A few marginal notes, underlining, and pointing hands in black ink.

Provenance: ‘Thomas burre de Vinsent' on a2r in a sixteenth-century(?) hand; perhaps Thomas Burr (†1561), rector of Little Massingham, Norfolk, 1558-61. On a1r ‘pretium iiijd’. Christopher Butcher; on2 M8v in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century(?) hand: ‘Christopherus Bucherus meus est [verus ?] | proprietarius teste george gippe | Buriensis et aliorum quorum sequens | tabella nomina [ ] indicabit'. Mostyn family, Gloddaeth (Gloddaith) Hall, near Llandudno, Gwynedd; book-plate; probably acquired either by Sir Thomas Mostyn, 2nd Bt (1651-92), or by Sir Thomas Mostyn, 4th Bt (1704-58), both noted as book collectors and bibliophiles; sale, The Mostyn Hall Library. Printed Books and Manuscripts: Part 1: A–D (London: Christie, Manson and Woods, 9 Oct. 1974), lot 74. Purchased in 1984 for £350 from Thomas Thorp, catalogue 449, no. 8.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. F18.1495.1.

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