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Bod-Inc: A-548

Augustinus Hipponensis

Explanatio psalmorum.


Analysis of Content

1a2r ‘Annotatio principalium sententiarum.’

2a1r [Title-page.]

2a1v ‘Prefatio.’ PL XXXVI 61-4.

2a2r ‘Prologus.’ PL XXXVI 63-6.

2a3r ‘Prologus.’ [Also called Annotatio.] PL XXXVI 65-6.

2a3r Augustinus: ‘Explanatio psalmorum'. [Also known as Enarrationes in Psalmos]. ed. E. Dekkers and J. Fraipont, CCSL 38 (1956). See CPL 283.

A1r [Title-page.] ‘Secunda quinquagena.’

A2r Augustinus: ‘Explanatio psalmorum'. [Also known as Enarrationes in Psalmos]. Enarratio in Psalmum I entitled ‘Prefatio' in this edition. ed. E. Dekkers and J. Fraipont, CCSL 39 (1956). See CPL 283.

11r [Title-page.] ‘Tertia quinquagena.’

12r Augustinus: ‘Explanatio psalmorum'. [Also known as Enarrationes in Psalmos]. ed. E. Dekkers and J. Fraipont, CCSL 40 (1956). See CPL 283.


Imprint: Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1489. Folio.


Collation: Part I: a b a8 b–t8.6 v6 x8; part II: A–K8.6 L8 M–P8.6 Q R8 S–V6 X8 Y6 Z8 AA–DD6 EE8; part III: 1-188.6 196 208 21-36 248 25-76 288.


ISTC: ia01272000

GW: GW 2909;

Hain: HC 1971;

Goff: Goff A‑1272;


Proctor: Pr 7582;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑883; CIBN A‑703; Sack, Freiburg, 367-70; Sheppard 2429.

LCN: 13885833, 13885880


Copy number: A-548(1)

Wanting the blank leaf1 b8, and2 a1-2; only a small corner of fragment of2 a2 left in place.

Gatherings1 a and b are bound at the end of the volume, after gathering ‘28'. On1 a2r l. 1 ‘ſentētiarū', not as BMC (`sententiarū').

Binding: Seventeenth-century English(?), blind-tooled, reversed calf. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at head of the upper cover. On both covers double fillets form a frame, also an inner rectangle, the latter framed by a floral roll, and with fleurons at the inner and outer corners of the rectangle. Number ‘4' on fore-edge. The gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 332 × 230 × 100 mm.

Size of leaf: 317 × 206 mm.

Early marginal notes.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Some capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Edward Bernard (1638-1697); Wanley's list, p. 3, no. 237. Among the books purchased in 1697 from Bernard's widow.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: H 3. 11 Th.; G 4. 4 Th.; Auct. P 1.13.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 2.26.

Copy number: A-548(2)

Wanting parts I and III.

Binding: Contemporary (c.1490) German (Indersdorf?) calf over wooden boards. Five bosses on lower cover now lost. Corner-pieces, catches, and both clasps. Traces of chaining on head of the lower cover. Manuscript label at head of the upper cover. On the upper cover double fillets form a frame, within which are a heart-shaped palmette stamp, a stamp of an armorial shield containing the monastery's coat of arms, a small floral stamp, a small lozenge-shaped stamp of an animal, and a foliate stamp. Double fillets form the inner rectangle, which is divided by further double fillets into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, with the armorial stamp, a flowerpot stamp, the foliate stamp, and a very small floral stamp. On the lower cover double fillets form a rectangle, divided by further fillets into triangular compartments, which are undecorated. See Goldschmidt I 156, no. 28a and II, pl. CI.

Size: 345 × 235 × 55 mm.

Size of leaf: 330 × 212 mm.

Occasional early notes.

Initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Indersdorf, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons Regular, BVM; inscription on A1r in an seventeenth-century(?) hand: ‘Fratrum Monasterij B. V. M. in Vndenstorff'. Ernst Philip Goldschmidt (1887-1954); book-plate; Goldschmidt no. 28a. Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); book-plate; purchased from McLeish in 1955 for £26. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 79.1.

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