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Bod-Inc: A-516

Augustinus Hipponensis

De arte praedicandi (Book IV of ‘De Doctrina Christiana').


Analysis of Content

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

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

[b8r] [Index.]


Imprint: [Strasbourg]: Johann Mentelin, [c.1468]. Folio.


Collation: [a10 b12].


ISTC: ia01228000

GW: GW 2873;

Hain: H *1955;

Goff: Goff A‑1228;

BMC: BMC I 53;

Proctor: Pr 218;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑871; CIBN A‑702; Oates 83; Rhodes 191; Schorbach, Mentelin, 10; Sheppard 134.

LCN: 13884363


Copy number: A-516(1)

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

Size: 295 × 222 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 287 × 208 mm.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 474. Purchased for £4. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 3.17.

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