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Bod-Inc: B-160

Berengarius de Landora

Lumen animae (ed. Matthias Farinator).


Analysis of Content

[A2r] ‘Tabula'. [Edited by Matthias Farinator.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uamuis Athenarum Grecorumque multiplicata volumina miris odoriferisque fragrantia . . .’ See B‑159.

[a1r] [Berengarius de Landora pseudo-; Gotfridus Vorowiensis]: Lumen animae. [Version B.] ‘Prologus'. [Edited by Matthias Farinator.] Incipit: ‘[S]ummi mihi pontificis fauente gratia eius pariter ad instinctum hunc decreui . . .’ See B‑159.

[a2v] [Berengarius de Landora pseudo-; Gotfridus Vorowiensis]: Lumen animae. [Version B. Edited by Matthias Farinator.] Incipit: ‘[P]linius libro de mirabilibus mundi hoc etiam inquit . . .’

[x4r] ‘Tabula'. [Edited by Matthias Farinator.]

[x6r] [Berengarius de Landora pseudo-; Gotfridus Vorowiensis]: Lumen animae. [Version B.] ‘Secunda pars'. [Edited by Matthias Farinator.] Incipit: ‘[A]thanasius in epistola ad Altisiodorum: “Tunc in dei veraciter accendi poteris charitate” . . .’


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of the 1481 ‘Legenda Aurea'], 22 Mar. 1482. Folio.


Collation: [A–C8 D10 a–m8 n6 o–z aa–ff8 gg10].


ISTC: ib00341700

Hain: HC *10333;

Goff: Goff L‑396;

BMC: BMC I 97;

Proctor: Pr 413;

Others: Hillard 1263; Oates 172-3; Rhodes 1127; Sack, Freiburg, 2215; Sheppard 339.

LCN: 13270025


Copy number: B-160(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [A1] and [gg10].

Binding: Sixteenth-century English gold-tooled calf, shortly before 25 June 1600; bound for the Bodleian Library; two clasps lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp on the upper cover. Stamped on the upper cover with the arms, on the lower cover with the crest, of George Carey, 2nd Lord Hunsdon. The gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 295 × 215 × 67 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 197 mm.

Provenance: Donated by George Carey, 2nd Lord Hunsdon (1547-1603); on [A2r]: ‘R' associated with books donated by Carey; see Benefactors' Register I 8; not found in James, Catalogus (1605); see James, Catalogus (1620), 303; Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 15.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: L 1. 10 Th.; M 5. 3 Th. (Catalogus (1620)).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 2.4.

Copy number: B-160(2)

Not in Sheppard.

Wanting leaves [x6-8], gatherings [y], [z], and [aa–gg], and the blank leaf [A1].

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled paper over pasteboards. Paper label at the head of the spine, giving the title of the work and the name of the editor.

Size: 289 × 213 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 281 × 200 mm.

Early marginal annotations in a German hand, consisting of some comments on the text, also ‘nota' marks and extraction of key words. Notes by Lawn on the text on the recto of the front endleaf, and, on a loose sheet of paper, folio references.

Initials are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Dr Brian Lawn (1905-2001); book-plate; catalogue, p. 68. Bequeathed in 2001.

SHELFMARK: Lawn d.7.

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