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Bod-Inc: A-448

Ars Moriendi

Ars moriendi ‘Cum de praesentis exilii miseria mortis transitus . . .' with title: Speculum artis bene moriendi.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r ‘Speculum artis bene moriendi perutilis'. [Also known as Ars moriendi.] Incipit: ‘[C]um de presentis exilii miseria mortis transitus propter moriendi imperitiam multis non solum laicis . . .’ See A‑444.


Imprint: [Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, c.1493]. 4°.


Collation: A6 B4 C6.

Illustrations: Woodcut on A1r; see BMC I 270, woodcut A.


ISTC: ia01097000

GW: GW 2608;

Hain: H *14912;

Goff: Goff A‑1097;

BMC: BMC I 282;

Proctor: Pr 1415;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑765; CIBN A‑596; O'Connor, Art of Dying, 134; Schramm VIII 21; Schreiber V 3670; Sheppard 1010; Voulliéme, Köln, 304.

LCN: 13980540


Copy number: A-448(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled pasteboards, for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 187 × 124 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 182 × 120 mm.

Some early underlining and note marks in faded black ink.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1849), 44.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.53.

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