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Bod-Inc: B-176

Bernardus Claravallensis



Analysis of Content

a1v [Guilelmus, Abbas Sancti Theoderici: Sancti Bernardi vita prima, liber I, cap. XI:] ‘Miraculum de prima epistola'. See B‑174.

a2r Bernardus Claravallensis: Epistolae. See B‑174. 309 letters, here erroneously counted as 307; the last letter without a number.

r1r Bernardus Claravallensis: ‘Lectio prima'. See B‑173.

r1r Bernardus Claravallensis: [Sermo primus in natali sancti Victoris.] ‘Lectio secunda'. See B‑174.

r2r Bernardus Claravallensis: Sermo secundus [in natali sancti Victoris.] ‘Lectio quinta'. See B‑174.

r2v [Colophon.]

r3r ‘Tabula epistolarum'.


Imprint: Basel: [Nicolaus Kesler], 1 Dec. 1494. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–r6.


ISTC: ib00386000

GW: GW 3926;

Hain: HC *2872;

Goff: Goff B‑386;


Proctor: Pr 7686;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑311; Sack, Freiburg, 565; Sheppard 2487.

LCN: 14004748


Copy number: B-176(1)

Bound with:
1. Bernardus Claravallensis, Sermones de tempore et de sanctis. Basel: Nicolaus Kesler, 1495 (B‑188).

Binding: Eighteenth-century Netherlandish(?) half calf, endpapers watermarked with the arms of Amsterdam.

Size: 302 × 220 × 58 mm.

Size of leaf: 292 × 205 mm.

On a2r a six-line initial is supplied in blue with pen-flourishing in red. Other initials are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Lampertus Pascualis (†1497); name on a2r of item 1 ‘Frater Lampertus Pascualis'. Moers, North Rhine-Westphalia, S. Maria; on a1r of item 1, ‘Iste liber pertinet ad conuentum fratrum beate Marie in Moersa ex parte fratris Lamperti Pascualis ex anno domini millesimo quadringentesimo nonagesimo septimo. Oretur pro prop[ ]'. Johannes Bunninger (sixteenth century); on a1r of item 1, ‘Sum Johannis Bunningeri in perpetuum'. Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘AA.e.12'; see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 40-1 no. 23; sale, pt I, part of lot 2300. Purchased together with B‑184 (Auct. 2Q 1.20) for £1. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1844), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q inf. 1.32(2).

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