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Bod-Inc: A-443

Ars Moriendi

Ars moriendi ‘Cum de praesentis exilii miseria mortis transitus . . .’


Analysis of Content

a1r Ars moriendi. Incipit: ‘Cum de presentis seculi miseria mortis transitus propter moriendi imperitiam multis non solum laicis . . .’ See Bloomfield 1076.


Imprint: Venice: Bernhard Maler (Pictor), Erhard Ratdolt, and Peter Löslein, 1478. 4°.


Collation: a b10.

Illustrations: Woodcut border of oak leaves and acorns with wreath printed in red on a1r.


ISTC: ia01093000

GW: GW 2601 (Anm.);

Hain: HC *4392;

Goff: Goff A‑1093;

BMC: BMC V 245;

Proctor: Pr 4371;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑763; CIBN A‑590; Essling 269; O'Connor, Art of Dying, 157; Redgrave 8; Sander 627; Sheppard 3537.

LCN: 13980495


Copy number: A-443(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half brown morocco for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 217 × 154 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 145 mm.

Some paragraph marks are supplied in red. Initial strokes in red.

Provenance: ‘C R A O', within the printed wreath in border on a1r. Purchased from Albert Cohn, Catalogue (1886), no. 178 for 60 Marks; see Library Bills 26 Oct. 1886.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.75.

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