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Bod-Inc: B-171

Bernardus Claravallensis

De consideratione.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Bernardus Claravallensis: De consideratione. [Dedicated to] Eugenius III, Pont. Max. PL CLXXXII 727-808; Bernardus, Opera, ed. J. Leclercq and H. M. Rochais (Rome, 1957-77), 8 vols, III 393-493. On the manuscript used as printer's copy (Utrecht, Universiteitsbibliothek, MS. 2 C 6) see Boekdrukkunst (1973), nos 52a–b, with earlier literature.


Imprint: [Utrecht: Nicolaus Ketelaer and Gerardus de Leempt, 1474]. Folio.


Collation: [a–e8].


ISTC: ib00367000

GW: GW 3913;

Hain: CR 976;

Goff: Goff B‑367;


Proctor: Pr 8843;

Others: Boekdrukkunst (1973), 52b; Campbell 263; CIBN B‑255; HPT I 11-13, II 446; ILC 376; Oates 3304; Sheppard 6856.

LCN: 13931500


Copy number: B-171(1)

Bound with:
1. Bernardus Claravallensis, Epistolae. Brussels: [Fratres Vitae Communis], 11 Apr. 1481 (B‑174).

Wanting [e1, 2].

Leaves [a2] and [c1] detached, [a3] torn.

Binding: Eighteenth-century Netherlandish(?) blind-tooled calf; endpapers watermarked with the arms of Amsterdam and two lions supporting a shield, with the letters ‘IPFH'.

Size: 277 × 207 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 261 × 190 mm.

Early marginal notes, including a note on Pope Eugenius on [a2r].

Principal initials are supplied in blue or red with reserved white decoration; capital strokes in yellow.

Provenance: Nicolaus Le Lohier (fl. 1613); on [e7v] of item 2: ‘Ex libris Nicolaj Le Loh[ier] pastoris de Glons | emptus 4 [Cauale]ris . . . 5a Feb. 1613', followed by two short notes. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 680; purchased for £1. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q inf. 2.16(2).

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