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Bod-Inc: A-306


Cur deus homo.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Anselmus: Cur deus homo, two books. See A‑303.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Georg Husner, not after 1474]. Folio.


Collation: [a–c10].


ISTC: ia00762000

GW: GW 2035;

Hain: H *1137;

Goff: Goff A‑762;

BMC: BMC I 83;

Proctor: Pr 349;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑552; CIBN A‑407; Hillard 147; Sack, Freiburg, 206; Sheppard 285.

LCN: 14423618


Copy number: A-306(1)

Bound with:
2. Johannes Gerson, Collectorium super Magnificat. [Strasbourg: Printer of the 1472 Aquinas ‘Summa'], 1473 (G‑112(2)).

Binding: Contemporary German (Schwenke–Schunke–Rabenau 116-17, ‘Heiningen') blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, two corner-pieces and two clasps; five bosses lost; rebacked. Book-label on the upper cover. On the upper cover triple fillets form a double frame. Within the frames a lozenge-shaped stamp with a pierced heart (Schwenke–Schunke 134, no. 28), a round star stamp (Schwenke–Schunke 300, no. 48), a round fleur-de-lis stamp, and a foliate staff; double fillets form an inner rectangle with a lozenge-shaped stamp of a four-petalled flower (see Schwenke–Schunke 73, no. 84). On the lower cover triple fillets form a double frame; in the frame a lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis stamp (Schwenke–Schunke 178, no. 303) and a round lamb-and-cross stamp (Schwenke–Schunke 154, no. 67); the inner rectangle is divided by diagonal triple fillets into lozenge-shaped compartments with five-petalled flower stamp (Schwenke–Schunke 111, no. 25).

Size: 303 × 217 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 295 × 212 mm.

Pastedowns from a German thirteenth-century parchment noted missal, now raised.

On [a1r]: ‘Quinternus vnus pro xd.’

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; red capital strokes.

Provenance: Duplicate, probably from the Royal Library, Munich. Purchased for £2. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 3.41(1).

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