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Bod-Inc: B-182

Bernardus Claravallensis

Sermones super Cantica canticorum (ed. Johannes de Ripa).


Analysis of Content

[*2r] ‘Tabula rubricarum super expositionem in canticis canticorum'.

[*4v] [Johannes de Ripa?]: Incipit: ‘Serue Dei, Bernarde, meis ne desere ceptis, | Quem precibus sacris deuotum nomine dicunt'; 8 hexameters; l. 6 is ‘Nomine de Ripa stat dictus namque Johannes'.

a1r Bernardus Claravallensis: Sermones super Cantica canticorum. ‘Expositio . . . in canticis canticorum Salamonis'. Edited by Johannes de Ripa. 86 sermons. PL CLXXXIII 785-1198; Bernardus, Opera, I 3-255; II 3-320.


Imprint: Pavia: Nicolaus Girardengus, 18 Dec. 1482. 4°.


Collation: [*4] a–u8 x6 y8.


ISTC: ib00428000

GW: GW 3935;

Hain: HC 2857;

Goff: Goff B‑428;

BMC: BMC VII 1007;

Proctor: Pr 7081;

Others: CIBN B‑273; Sheppard 5852.

LCN: 14005436


Copy number: B-182(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [*1] and y8. Sheets e1.8 and e2.7 are transposed.

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, the spine gold-tooled, edges red.

Size: 285 × 200 × 45 mm.

Size of leaf: 274 × 188 mm.

Occasional early marginal notes.

Principal initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied alternately in red or blue.

Provenance: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘AA.d.7': seeLee, Royal Bookplates, 40-1 no. 23; sale, pt I, part of lot 2300(?). Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1848), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.29.

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