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Bod-Inc: A-323

Antoninus Florentinus

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


Analysis of Content

[*1v] ‘Rubrice.’

a1r Antoninus Florentinus: ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘  “Defecerunt scrutantes scrutinio”, ait psalmista [Ps 63,7]. Scrutantes aliorum peccata sunt confessores . . .’ See A‑316.

a1v Antoninus Florentinus: ‘De instructione seu directione curam animarum regentium.' ‘Summa confessionum seu interrogatorium pro simplicibus confessoribus.’ [Also known as Confessionale: Defecerunt scrutantes scrutinio.] Incipit: ‘Qvantum igitur ad primum, vt habeas auctoritatem audiendi confessiones . . .’ See A‑316; also Orlandi 317 no. (A) 34.

p6r Johannes Chrysostomus(?): Sermo de penitentia. Incipit: ‘[P]rouida mente et profundo cogitatu cognosci debent duo rerum distincta negocia . . .’ See A‑316.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Heinrich Knoblochtzer, c.1484]. 4°.


Collation: [*4] a–o8 p10.


ISTC: ia00812000

GW: GW 2098;

Hain: HC *1166;

Goff: Goff A‑812;

BMC: BMC I 90;

Proctor: Pr 390;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑573; Oates 164; Sack, Freiburg, 218; Sheppard 316.

LCN: 14266980


Copy number: A-323(1)

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled half pigskin over wooden boards, with remains of clasp. Double fillets form a rectangle with a badly worn lozenge-shaped stamp (possibly an arrow and heart stamp) and, on the upper cover only, a rectangular stamp, now too worn for identification.

Size: 212 × 142 × 42 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 138 mm.

Note marks and underlining in red crayon.

Two- and three-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; printed initials coloured in red; underlining and capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Frater Matthias (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription:‘de libris fratris mattie', on a1r in a contemporary hand. Deleted inscription on [*1r]. Heinrich Christian Schumacher (1780-1850); ‘H. C. Schumacher 1814 Mannheim den 22 Febr.' on [*1r]. ‘79' on lozenge-shaped label on spine. John Mozley Stark (fl. 1851-1888); Catalogue 30 (1859), no. 41, for £0. 5. 0; label inside the upper cover. Purchased with the price given incorrectly as £0. 10. 6, rather than £0. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 10; the larger figure must actually have been paid for A‑341.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.9.

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