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Bod-Inc: B-083

Bartholomaeus de Chaimis



Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Bartholomaeus de Chaimis: [Introduction to] Confessionale. ‘Interrogatorium'. Incipit: ‘[C]um ars artium sit regimen animarum, Extra. De etate et qualitate “Cum sit” . . .’ See B‑075.

a2v Bartholomaeus de Chaimis: Confessionale. ‘Interrogatorium'. Incipit: ‘[C]irca primum notandum quod non sacerdos etsi possit audire peccata confitentis in articulo mortis . . .’

n9v Anselmus [Cantuariensis pseudo-]: Interrogationes faciendae infirmo morienti. Incipit: ‘[P]rimo interrogare debet, si credit omnia que sunt fidei Christiane, et respondeat . . .’

n9v [Concluding verse.] Incipit: ‘Si quem peniteat scelerum culpamque fateri | Aures clauigeri presulis ante velit'; 11 elegiac distichs. See B‑075.


Imprint: [Heidelberg: Printer of Lindelbach (Heinrich Knoblochtzer), c.1490]. 4°.


Collation: a–m8 n10.


ISTC: ib00163000

GW: GW 6550;

Hain: HC *2480 = H 2477;

Goff: Goff B‑163;


Proctor: Pr 3134;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑253; Sack, Freiburg, 981; Sheppard 2196.

LCN: 14838508


Copy number: B-083(1)

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with remains of clasp. On both covers double fillets form a double frame; the outer is undecorated; in the inner is a cresting roll. In the inner rectangle, merrythoughts, and a repeated fleuron stamp, resembling Kyriß pl. 275, no. 2. Contemporary manuscript label on the upper cover giving author and title. Leather index tabs. Insect damage.

Size: 204 × 148 × 38 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 137 mm.

Occasional early marginal notes in the text. On n10r a text in a contemporary hand with the incipit: ‘Gaudet animus gestiunt membra omnia dignissime | Domine presentia tu[a] [insect damage] enim priuatus ego merore | assidue et acerbo luct[u] conficiebar Nunc . . . | autem e contrario lætitia omnique iucundatate [sic] affluere videor | conspicio enim mee spem deus tutelam auxilium vite'.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Initial strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 91.

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