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Bod-Inc: B-345A

Bindus de Senis

Aureum Bibliae Repertorium sive Aurea Biblia.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Rampegollis, Antonius de: [Prologue to the Compendium Morale sive Figurae Bibliae, addressed to] members of the congregation of his order in Naples (OESA, S. Giovanni a Carbonara). Incipit: ‘[R]eligiosis atque honestis uiris in Christo dilectis fratribus studentibus Neapolim(!) conuentus ordinis fratrum heremitarum sancti Augustini, Anthonius Rampigollis . . .’ On the identification of the author as Antonius de Rampegollis, see J. V. Scholderer, ‘A Further Note on Nicolaus Hanapus', Gb Jb (1939), 153-4.

[a1r] ‘Tabula in Reportatorium Bibliae Aureum'.

[a2v] [Bindus Guerrius de Senis: Aureum Bibliae Repertorium sive Aurea Biblia.] ‘Abstinentia est meriti augmentatiua, sapientiae acquisitiua, religiositatis ostensiua . . . exempli demonstratiua'. Incipit: ‘[A]bstinentia est primo meriti augmentatiua, auget enim merita et uirtutes. Ideo uoluit dominus noster parentes nostros . . .’ The prologue alone is by Antonius Rampegollis. The Aureum Bibliae Repertorium (identical with the so-called ‘Distinctiones exemplorum Veteri et Noui Testamentorum' of Nicolaus de Hanapis) is by Bindus Guerrius of Siena; see Scholderer, ‘Further Note', 153-4; Zumkeller 62-3, no. 115; Sack, Freiburg, 3010. The title ‘Reportatorium Bibliae' is recorded in the explicit on [m10r].


Imprint: [Augsburg: Monastery of SS. Ulrich and Afra, c.1473]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; BSB‑Ink dates [c.1475].


Collation: [a–e10 f6 g–m10].


ISTC: ir00013000

Hain: HC 13678;

Goff: Goff R‑13;

BMC: BMC II 340;

Proctor: Pr 1635;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑521; Oates 901; Sack, Freiburg, 3012; Sheppard 1208-9.

LCN: 14460177


Copy number: B-345A(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 308 × 223 × 27 mm.

Size of leaf: 298 × 204 mm.

On [m10r] beneath the colophon, ‘M.I.S.' in a sixteenth-century(?) German hand. Marginal notes in a late(?) sixteenth-century German hand, supplying Biblical references on [a7r].

The first three-line initial is supplied in red on [a2v].

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1851), 60.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.26.

Copy number: B-345A(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with brown cloth over pasteboards; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 315 × 219 × 21 mm.

Size of leaf: 306 × 200 mm.

A marginal note, ‘Nota bene', supplied in a sixteenth-century German hand on [g10v].

On [a1r] a six-line initial ‘R' is supplied in interlocked red and blue with red and blue pen-work and extensions into the margin. Elsewhere one- to two-line initials, capital strokes, pilcrows, and underlining of headings are supplied in red.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘No. 1356 n. 2', ‘4980' and ‘Dupl' in pencil in the upper right-hand corner on front endleaf. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 4.20.

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