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Bod-Inc: A-583

Augustinus Hipponensis

Manuale (complete text).


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Augustinus [pseudo-]: ‘Liber prolocutionis.’ [Preface to Manuale.] PL XL 951.

[a1r] Augustinus [pseudo-]: ‘Liber de meditatione.’ [Also known as Manuale and Speculum.] PL XL 951-68. In this version, part of the preface has become chapter 1, and what in other versions is chapter 1 is here chapter 2. For the compostion of Manuale see Wilmart, Auteurs spirituels, 195-6. Slight variation in ending.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis (Georg Reyser?), c.1470]. Folio.

Remarks: On the dating see Ohly, ‘Reyser', 128 no. 16 and Kurt Ohly, ‘Georg Reyser als Buchhändler', Gb Jb (1957), 48-60, at 54 no. 16. Sack, Freiburg dates [c.1474].


Collation: [a8 b6].


ISTC: ia01282250

GW: GW 2969;

Hain: H *2102;

Goff: Goff A‑1284;


Proctor: Pr 302;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑914; CIBN A‑742; Sack, Freiburg, 376; Sheppard 231.

LCN: 13887886


Copy number: A-583(1)

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

Size: 298 × 225 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 210 mm.

Partial rubrication: capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 476. Purchased for £0. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 3.14.

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