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Bod-Inc: A-576

Augustinus Hipponensis

De fuga mulierum; De continentia; De contemptu mundi.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Augustinus [pseudo-; Caesarius Arelatensis]: ‘De fuga mulierum.’ [Also known as De honestate mulierum] [sermon 41]. PL XXXIX 2301-5. ed. G. Morin, CCSL 103 (1953), 179-84. See CPL 1008 and CPPM 1078. CCSL ascribes to Caesarius of Arles.

[a4r] Augustinus [pseudo-; Caesarius Arelatensis]: [Sermo 43.] ed. G. Morin, CCSL 103 (1953), 189-94. See CPPM 1074.

[a6v] Augustinus [pseudo-]: Sermo de contemptu mundi. PL XL 1215-18. See CPPM 1121.

[b3v] Hieronymus: Epistola ad Paulinum presbyterum. Incipit: ‘Obsecro te, Pauline karissime, ut multitudines hominum et salutaciones . . .’

[b5r] Augustinus: Sermo de vita et moribus clericorum [sermon 355]. PL XXXIX 1568-74. See CPL 284.

[c1v] Augustinus: Sermo secundus de vita et moribus clericorum [sermon 356]. PL XXXIX 1574-81. See CPL 284.


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, c.1470]. 4°.


Collation: [a–c8].


ISTC: ia01279000

GW: GW 2955;

Hain: HC 1962;

Goff: Goff A‑1279;

Proctor: Pr 861;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑32; CIBN A‑733; IGI VI 1000-A; Oates 358-9; Sheppard 647-8; Voulliéme, Köln, 212.

LCN: 13887436


Copy number: A-576(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, with a single gold-tooled fillet; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; similar bindings on A‑234 and A‑559(1).

Size: 205 × 140 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 135 mm.

Contemporary manuscript catchwords at the end of each gathering. Some early marginal notes and pointing hands. Manuscript foliation xlvii–lxx.

Initials, some with infill and extensions into the margins in purple ink, paragraph marks and manuscript foliation from xlvii–lxx are supplied in red, similar to that found in A559(1). Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Antoine Augustin Renouard (1765-1853); sale (1830), lot 159. Purchased at the Renouard sale for £1. 1. 0: see Library Bills (1829-32), no. 190-1; Books Purchased (1830), 2.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. P 5.14.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 4.16.

Copy number: A-576(2)

Bound with:
1. Augustinus, Sermo super orationem dominicam. [Cologne: Printer of the ‘Historia S. Albani' (Johann Guldenschaff or Conrad Winters, de Homborch(?)), c.1474] (A‑592).

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled blue morocco; on both covers two gilt fillets form a frame with rosettes at the corners; within, a similar frame in blank; within, three fillets form a frame with acorn stamps in the corners; gold fillets on edges of boards and turn-ins; edges gilt; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 203 × 148 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 196 × 140 mm.

Early marginal notes.

Partial rubrication, on [a1r], [b1r], [b8v], and [c8v] only: one four-line initial ‘N' on [a1r], one two-line initial on [b8v], and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £2. 12. 6; see Books Purchased (1840), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.9(2).

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