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Bod-Inc: A-320

Antoninus Florentinus

Confessionale: Defecerunt scrutantes scrutinio. Explicit: ‘Articulo mortis tuae.’


Analysis of Content

[a1r] ‘Rubrice.’

[a4r] Antoninus Florentinus: [Prologue.] Incipit: ‘  “[D]efecerunt scrutantes scrutinio” [Ps 63,7], ait psalmista. Scrutantes aliorum peccata sunt confessores . . .’ See A‑316.

[a4v] Antoninus Florentinus: ‘De instructione seu directione simplicium confessorum.’ [Also known as Confessionale: Defecerunt scrutantes scrutinio.] Incipit: ‘[Q]vantum igitur ad primum, ut habeas auctoritatem audiendi confessiones . . .’ See A‑316; also Orlandi 315 no. (A) 9.

[n8v] [Colophon.]

[n8v] [Valedictory verses.] Incipit: ‘Quem genuit quondam germana Antuuerpia potens | Mathiae Antonius uirtute insignis et arte'; 8 hexameters. BMC VII 947.


Imprint: Mondovì: Antonius Mathiae and Baltasar Corderius, 24 Oct. 1472. 4°.


Collation: [a–m10 n8].


ISTC: ia00791000

GW: GW 2088;

Hain: HCR 1173;

Goff: Goff A‑791;


Proctor: Pr 6875;

Others: CIBN A‑418; Sheppard 5686.

LCN: 14267062


Copy number: A-320(1)

Wanting [f2-3].

Binding: Seventeenth/eighteenth-century calf; gold-tooled spine.

Size: 200 × 160 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 193 × 141 mm.

Marginal annotations and pointing hands. Manuscript catchwords and guide-letters for initials.

Two- to four-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; underlining and capital strokes in red.

Provenance: ‘B T.1.8 79 AB', in a nineteenth-century hand, inside the upper cover. Purchased for £1. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1849), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.58.

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