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Baldung, Hieronymus

Aphorismi compunctionis theologicales.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [Introduction.] Incipit: ‘  “Locutus sum in lingua mea, notam fac mihi, domine, finem meum et numerum dierum meorum quis est, ut sciam quid desit mihi, ecce mensurabiles posuisti mihi dies meos et substantia mea tanquam nihilum ante te, verumtamen vniuersa etc.” [Ps 38,5-6], cum duobus sequentibus . . .’

a2r Baldung, Hieronymus: ‘Proemium', addressed to Friedrich II, Count of Hohenzollern, Bishop of Augsburg (1486-1505). Incipit: ‘[R]euerendissimo in Christo patri ac illustri principi et domino, domino Friderico, dei et apostolice sedis gratia Augustensi episcopo . . .’ Dated 12 Feb. 1493, ‘ex opido Gemünd'.

a3v [List of contents.]

a4v Baldung, Hieronymus: Aphorismi compunctionis theologicales. Incipit: ‘[O] niser(!) et infelix huius naufragi seculi amator, memento mori . . .’


Imprint: [Strasbourg]: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger, 6 Jan. 1497. 4°.


Collation: a–k4.

Illustrations: Ten woodcuts, including Schramm pl. 344 used five times.


ISTC: ib00036000

GW: GW 3211;

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *2270;

Goff: Goff B‑36;

BMC: BMC I 111;

Proctor: Pr 477;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑21; CIBN B‑29; Rhodes 248; Sack, Freiburg, 432; Schmidt, Grüninger, 28; Schramm XX p. 22 and pls 340-5; Schreiber V 3400; Sheppard 385.

LCN: 13956437


Copy number: B-020(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf (c.1825), for the Bodleian Library; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 195 × 135 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 187 × 126 mm.

Variant: on a3v, l. 25: ‘arciunt˜’, and on k3v, last line: ‘MCCCCxCVII'. ‘P' wanting on a3v, line 25, and supplied in black ink, also ‘-sui' on line 23 and and ‘-ius' on line 24.

Occasional marginal notes and pointing hands. Underlining in black ink.

Occasional initials are supplied in black ink. Some woodcuts touched with red ink.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 5. 6; see Books Purchased (1825), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.15.

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