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Bod-Inc: A-325

Antoninus Florentinus

Confessionale: Defecerunt scrutantes scrutinio. Explicit: ‘Exprimentia consensum.’


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Antoninus Florentinus: [Prologue.] Incipit: ‘  “[D]efecerunt scrutantes scrutinio”, psalmista 63 [Ps 63,7]. Scrutinium quidem est confessio in quo et penitens scrutatur conscientiam suam . . .’ See Bloomfield 1502.

[a1r] Antoninus Florentinus: ‘Summula confessionis.’ [Also known as Confessionale: Defecerunt scrutantes scrutinio.] Incipit: ‘[N]otandum primo est, quod non sacerdos . . .’ See Bloomfield 1502; also Orlandi 315 no. (A) 12.

[i7r] Antoninus Florentinus: Titulus de restitutionibus. Incipit: ‘[D]e prima manu feneratoria potest intelligi illud quod habetur Apocalypsis, 17, ‘`Vidi mulierem sedentem super bestiam coccineam” [Apc 17,3] . . .’ See Bloomfield 1424.

[n2v] ‘Tabula materierum'.

[n6r] [Bartholomaeus Cremonensis]: [Valedictory verse to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Quem legis impressus dum stabit in aere caracter | Dum non longa dies uel fera fata prement'; 3 distichs. BMC V 208.


Imprint: [Venice]: Bartholomaeus Cremonensis, [not after July] 1473. Folio.


Collation: [a b10 c12 d–m10 n6].


ISTC: ia00797000

GW: GW 2103;

Hain: H *1176 = 1175;

Goff: Goff A‑797;

BMC: BMC V 208;

Proctor: Pr 4224;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑575; CIBN A‑424; Rhodes 107; Sheppard 3393.

LCN: 14267029


Copy number: A-325(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century Italian gold-tooled red morocco; marbled pastedowns; on both covers, a border of fern-tips and an undulating roll; probably bound for Boutourlin.

Size: 235 × 173 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 225 × 164 mm.

Two-, three-, and four-line initials are supplied in red, two four- and one six-line initials in blue. Many initials with pen-flourishing in red ink, extending into the margins. Paragraph marks are supplied in red or black ink. Capital strokes in red or yellow.

Provenance: Erased ownership inscription on [n6v]. Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); book-plate and shelfmark no. 67; see Catalogue (1831); sale (1839), lot 276. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 4.47.

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