Search Bodleian Incunables:

If your search term consists of multiple words, you can choose how to search:



Bod-Inc: A-603

Augustinus Hipponensis

Soliloquium de arrha animae.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Augustinus [pseudo-; Hugo de Sancto Victore: Prologue to] Soliloquium de arrha animae. PL CLXXVI 951-2 and Hugo von St Victor, Soliloquium de arrha animae und de vanitate mundi, ed. Karl Müller (Bonn, 1913), 3, with slight variations at beginning. Authorship attributed to Hugo de S. Victore: see R. Goy, Die Überlieferung der Werke Hugos von St Viktor (Stuttgart, 1976), 328.

[a1r] Augustinus [pseudo-; Hugo de Sancto Victore]: Soliloquium de arrha animae. PL CLXXVI 951-70 and Hugo von St Victor, Soliloquium de arrha animae . . ., ed. Müller, with slight variations.


Imprint: [Augsburg: Günther Zainer], 12 Oct. 1473. Folio.


Collation: [a8].


ISTC: ia01335000

GW: GW 3022;

Hain: H *2021;

Goff: Goff A‑1335;

BMC: BMC II 319;

Proctor: Pr 1536;

Others: CIBN A‑763; Sack, Freiburg, 386; Sheppard 1142-3.

LCN: 13956443


Copy number: A-603(1)

Wanting [a8].

Binding: Nineteenth-century German(?) pasteboards covered with leaves from a liturgical manuscript, perhaps a sacramentary, on parchment dyed dark blue. On upper board, incipit: ‘[M]entibus nostris quaesumus, Domine . . .' and incipit: ‘[I]llo nos igne quaesumus, Domine . . .' are prayers for fourth Sunday in Pentecost, Missale Romanum (Rome, 1909), 338-9; the remaining texts and those on the lower board have not been identified.

Size: 322 × 225 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 306 × 203 mm.

A three-line initial ‘U' on [a1r] is supplied in red. Capital strokes and underlining of title in red.

Provenance: Henry Nicholson Ellacombe (1822-1916); armorial book-plate; Howe, Book Plates, 9732 relates to Ellacombe's father Henry Thomas; initials ‘HNE 1846' on front endleaf. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 12.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.2.

Copy number: A-603(2)

Bound with A‑513(1); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 262 × 188 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Capital strokes in red.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 5.15(2).

Go to top of page