Soliloquia (`Agnoscam te . . .').
Analysis of Content
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A2v Augustinus [pseudo-]: Soliloquia (`Agnoscam te . . .'). PL XL 863-98. On the composition of the Soliloquia see DSAM I 1134.
L1r Urbanus, Pont. Max.: Suffragia orationum. Incipit: ‘[O] domine deus omnipotens, o sancta atque indiuidua nobilissima trinitas . . .’
Imprint: [Cologne: Arnold Ther Hoernen, c.1477]. 8°.
Collation: A–I8 K6 L M8 N6.
GW: GW 3012;
Hain: H 2012, 2012a; C 752;
Goff: Goff A‑1325;
Proctor: not in Pr;
Others: CIBN A‑759; Sheppard 740; Voulliéme, Köln, 197.
Copy number: A-600(1)
1. Meditationes de vita et beneficiis Jesu Christi, sive Gratiarum actiones. Gerardus de Zutphania, De spiritualibus ascensionibus. [Augsburg: Anton Sorg, not after 1489] (M‑171);
2. Thomas à Kempis, Imitatio Christi. Johannes Gerson, De meditatione cordis. Strasbourg: [Johann Prüss], 1489 (T‑107);
4. [Hieronymus Dungersheim], Epithomata introductorium memoriale super quatuor libris Sententiarum. [Munich?]: Wolfgang Stoeckel, 1515.
Wanting H4-8 and N6.
Binding: Sixteenth-century (post-1515, probably mid-century) German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with catches and clasps. On both covers triple fillets form a frame, containing a roll lettered ‘HR 1549', similar to Haebler, Rollen- und Plattenstempel, I 369. Within this, double fillets form a further frame, which is undecorated, and, within this, double fillets surround an inner rectangle, decorated with a floral(?) roll. All the stamps are badly worn. Shelf-label on spine: black ‘E' on grey ground, with rest of shelfmark erased.
Size: 140 × 115 × 80 mm.
Size of leaf: 128 × 95 mm.
Early marginal notes, mostly in one hand, which predates the binding of the book.
Two- and three-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Some capital strokes and underlining in red.
Provenance: Erased inscription on a1r of item 1. ‘Hereditate Rosenmarckeriana 1547', on a1r of item 1. Johannes Winkler (fl. 1559); sixteenth-century woodcut armorial book-plate: a shield within an ornamental frame supported by two putti, bearing a chevron between three stars, and lettered above ‘I. W.': see Siebmacher, Bürgerliches Wappenbuch, Bd 5 Abt. 8, p. 34, pl. 39; inscription on a1v of item 1. Mariabrunn, near Vienna, convent of Discalced Augustinian Hermits, S. Maria; inscription on a1r of item 1, after 1636. Franz Pauling (late nineteenth century). Wilhelm Panesch (fl. 1892); superior of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Divine Saviour, Vienna, 1892, who received the book from the estate of Pauling; inscription on a1r of item 1: ‘Ex hereditate R. D. Francisci Pauling accepi Guilm̄us Panesh, superior Congregationis Filiarum Divini Salvatoris anno Domini 1892'. J. Maurus (fl. 1914); of the Benedictine convent, S. Petrus and Paulus, Rajhrad, Moravia, 1914; inscription on a1r of item 1. James Patrick Ronaldson Lyell (1871-1949). Acquired in 1950; Bodleian Library stamp dated 26 Oct. 1950 on the verso of the title-page; pencil note in the hand of David Rogers on the recto of the front endleaf: 'Bt. from the estate of J. P. R. Lyell'.
SHELFMARK: Inc. f. X1(3).
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