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Bod-Inc: A-543

Augustinus Hipponensis

Enchiridion de fide, spe et caritate.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Table of contents.] ed. E. Evans, CCSL 46 (1969), 39-46, which lists 125 chapters, whereas the incunable table lists 132.

[b1r] Augustinus: Enchiridion. ed. E. Evans, CCSL 46 (1969), 23-114. See CPL 295.


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, c.1467]. 4°.


Collation: [a6 b–g8 h6].


ISTC: ia01265000

GW: GW 2903;

Hain: HC *2028;

Goff: Goff A‑1265;

BMC: BMC I 181;

Proctor: Pr 810;

Others: CIBN A‑706; Oates 295; Sack, Freiburg, 364; Sheppard 599; Voulliéme, Köln, 186.

LCN: 13885867


Copy number: A-543(1)

Bound with:
1. Augustinus, De vita christiana. [Cologne]: Ulrich Zell, 1467 (A‑607(1));
2. Augustinus, Sermo super orationem dominicam. [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, c.1467] (A‑590(2));
4. Johannes Chrysostomus, Sermo super psalmum L: Miserere mei Deus. [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, c.1468] (J‑139).

Binding: Contemporary German parchment over wooden boards, with parchment endleaves and remains of catches and clasps. On both covers triple fillets form an interlocking frame, with the inner panel divided by triple fillets into triangular compartments. Tawed leather index tabs.

Size: 223 × 160 × 53 mm.

Size of leaf: 216 × 145 mm.

Two- to six-line initials, paragraph marks, and chapter numbers are supplied in red. Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Ulrich Zell (fifteenth century). Cologne, Carthusians, S. Barbara, from Ulrich Zell; inscription and no. ‘B74' on front parchment endleaf; a manuscript list of contents in the same contemporary hand: ‘Liber domus sancte Barbare in Colonia ordinis Carthusiensis. Hunc librum magister Olricus pressor librorum dedit fratribus prefate domus pro memoria sui'; for the convent's shelfmarks: see R. B. Marks, The Medieval Manuscript Library of the Charterhouse of St Barbara, Cologne, I, Analecta Cartusiana, 21, ed. J. Hogg (Salzburg, 1974), 25-6. George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough (1766-1840); sale (1819), lot 338; purchased by Heber for £8. 8. 0. Robert Triphook; note inside the upper cover: ‘Triphook July 1819 Wh[ite] Kn[ights] 338 £8. 8. 0'. Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 6 (1835), lot 349. Purchased for £4. 16. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 4.33(3).

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