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Bod-Inc: A-515

Augustinus Hipponensis

De arte praedicandi (Book IV of ‘De doctrina christiana').


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Prologue.] ‘Canon pro recommendatione huius famosi operis siue libelli sequentis, de arte predicandi sancti Augustini'. ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘[C]um sit res non solum nimis presumptuosa verum etiam plurimum . . .’

[a3r] Augustinus: De arte praedicandi. ed. J. Martin, CCSL 32 (1962), 116-67. See CPL 263.

[b7v] Hoest, Stephan: [Index.] Authorship of index and of tables ascribed to Hoest in Frank Baron, ‘Der erste Druck einer Schrift Augustins', Historisches Jahrbuch, 91 (1971), 108-18.

[b11r] Hoest, Stephan: [Table.] ‘De tribus precipuis operibus predicatoris.’

[b12r] Hoest, Stephan: [Table.] ‘De tribus generibus dicendi quibus vti debet predicator.’

[b12r] Hoest, Stephan: [Table.] ‘Tria hec genera quomodo smt [i.e. sint] permiscenda alternanda et varianda a BO vsque BR.’


Imprint: [Mainz]: Johann Fust [and Peter Schoeffer, not after 1466]. Folio.

Remarks: Fust is named as printer in the preface; he died in 1466.


Collation: [a10 b12].


ISTC: ia01227000

GW: GW 2872;

Hain: H *1957;

Goff: Goff A‑1227;

BMC: BMC I 21;

Proctor: Pr 70;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑870; CIBN A‑701; Sheppard 38.

LCN: 13884260


Copy number: A-515(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, with marbled pasteboards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 305 × 228 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 296 × 214 mm.

‘Nota' marks in black ink. Notes in a contemporary hand, in black ink, on the three tables.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 472. Purchased for £4. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 3.16.

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