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Bod-Inc: B-075

Bartholomaeus de Chaimis



Analysis of Content

[a1r] Bartholomaeus de Chaimis: [Introduction to] Confessionale. Incipit: ‘[C]um ars arcium sit regimen animarum, Extra. De etate et qualitate ‘Cum sit' . . .’ See Bloomfield 1051; Schulte II 453-4; Michaud-Quantin, 76.

[a1v] Bartholomaeus de Chaimis: Confessionale. ‘Interogatorium'(!). Incipit: ‘[C]irca primum notandum quod non sacerdos etsi possit audire peccata confitentis in articulo mortis . . .’

[k9v] Anselmus [Cantuariensis pseudo-]: Interrogationes faciendae infirmo morienti. Incipit: ‘Primo interrogari debet, si credit omnia que sunt fidei Christiane, et respondeat . . .’

[k10r] [Concluding verse.] Incipit: ‘Si quem peniteat scelerum culpamque fateri | Aures clauigeri presulis ante velit'; 11 elegiac distichs. Saxius 160-2; see Walther, Initia, 17889.


Imprint: [Basel: Martin Flach, c.1475]. Folio.


Collation: [a–k10].

Types: Type: Sheppard notes that the type (117) is in its final state.


ISTC: ib00154000

GW: GW 6541;

Hain: HC 2476; C 2481;

Goff: Goff B‑154;


Proctor: Pr 7553;

Others: Sack, Freiburg, 977; Sheppard 2397.

LCN: 14836918


Copy number: B-075(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf; spine gold-tooled with six sets of triple fillets; edges yellow; marbled pastedowns. Same binding as Auct. N inf. 1.33 (Bod-inc. P‑132).

Size: 290 × 220 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 208 mm.

Frequent early marginal notes. On [k10r-v]: ‘Forma absolutionis edita per dominum magistrum Hugonem ep[iscopu]m Const[ ]' (probably Hugo von Hohenlandenberg (†1532), Bishop of Constance 1496-1529, 1531-2; see Gams 272) in a contemporary hand, with incipit ‘Ego absoluo te a vinculis excommunicationis et a peccatis tuis in nomine patris et filii et spiritus sancti . . .'. Also, on [k10v]: ‘Casus papales' and ‘Casus episcopales'. Manuscript note: ‘Repert. No. 73/ Gal.17.4.a'.

Initials, often with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red. A seven-line initial ‘C' on [a1r] is decorated with a human face. Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: This book has the same provenance as Aulus Persius Flaccus, Satyrae. [Basel: Martin Flach, c.1474] (P‑132), with which it is uniformly bound, namely the ‘Bibliotheca Heideggereriana' of Zürich. Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1855), 13, where it is attributed to [Milan: Christopherus Valdarfer].

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 2.31.

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