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Bod-Inc: A-321

Antoninus Florentinus

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


Analysis of Content

[a1r] ‘Rubrice.’

[a4r] Antoninus Florentinus: ‘Prologus.’ 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.' ‘Summa confessionum seu interrogatorium pro simplicibus confessoribus.’ [Also known as Confessionale: Defecerunt scrutantes scrutinio.] Incipit: ‘[Q]vantum igitur ad primum, ut habeas autoritatem audiendi confessiones . . .’ See A‑316; also Orlandi 316 no. (A) 18.

[s3v] Johannes Chrysostomus(?): Sermo de penitentia. Incipit: ‘[P]rouida mente et profundo cogitatu cognosci debent duo rerum distincta negocia . . .’ See A‑316.


Imprint: [Mainz]: Peter Schoeffer, [not after 1475]. 4°.


Collation: [a–s8].

Remarks: Collation as GW, not as BMC.


ISTC: ia00801000

GW: GW 2094;

Hain: H *1163;

Goff: Goff A‑801;

BMC: BMC I 32;

Proctor: Pr 108;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑571; CIBN A‑420; Lehmann-Haupt no. 191; Sheppard 66-7.

LCN: 14267038


Copy number: A-321(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [s8].

Binding: Sixteenth-century German half pigskin over wooden boards; remains of metal clasp and catch; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 212 × 147 × 48 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 138 mm.

Marginal note on [q1r].

Inscription giving date of rubrication on [s3r] and [s7v]: ‘1475 C.F.' One- to four-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; underlining and capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Augsburg, Bavaria, Canons Regular, Priory, Sancta Crux; shelfmark ‘G.III.10' on spine, in gold on a blue label. Purchased for £2. 12. 6; see Books Purchased (1826), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf. 1.6.

Copy number: A-321(2)

Wanting the blank leaf [s8].

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 210 × 150 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 136 mm.

Nota marks, pointing hands, and early marginal annotations.

Running headings, one- to four-line initials, paragraph marks, and early foliation are all supplied in red; underlining and capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 5. 6; see Books Purchased (1850), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.51.

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