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Bod-Inc: B-219

Beroaldus, Philippus

Carmen de die dominicae passionis.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*1v] Beroaldus, Philippus: Carmen de die dominicae passionis. Incipit: ‘[V]enit moesta dies, rediit lachrimabile tempus | Sancta salutiferi celebrantur funera Christi'; hexameters. See Walther, Initia, 20104.


Imprint: [Erfurt]: Heidericus and Marx Ayrer, [c.1498]. 4°.


Collation: [*6].

Remarks: Gathering numbered but not signed.

Illustrations: Woodcut on [*1r]; see Schramm XIII pl. 325.


ISTC: ib00468500

GW: GW 4120;

Others: Schramm XIII p. 7 and pl. 325; Schreiber V, 3439; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 11025242


Copy number: B-219(1)

Binding: Parchment manuscript wrappers, from a fifteenth-century antiphonary(?), with German neumes on a five-line stave. Formerly bound with, among other items, Poeniteas cito. Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 1499 (Donaueschingen sale catalogue, lot 265); probably rebound separately in Germany in the twentieth century.

Size: 174 × 134 × 3 mm.

Size of leaf: 166 × 122 mm.

Copious contemporary interlinear manuscript notes.

A two-line initial ‘V' is supplied in black ink on [*1v]. Woodcut is coloured in red, yellow, and green wash. Contemporary manuscript foliation: 23-38.

Provenance: Donaueschingen, Baden-Württemberg, Court Library of Princes zu Fürstenberg; Donaueschingen shelfmark: ‘Donau.Inc.81', on label on the upper cover; sale, London: Sotheby's, 1 July 1994, lot 47. Purchased in 1994 for £13,089.67; see ledger (1993/4), no. 569.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. G21.1.

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