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Bod-Inc: B-345B

Bindus de Senis

Aureum Bibliae Repertorium sive Aurea Biblia.


Analysis of Content

[*2r] [List of chapters.]

[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). ‘Liber manualis ac introductorius in Biblie historias figurasque Ueteris ac Noui Testamenti peroptimus, Aurea Biblia vocitatus'. Incipit: ‘[R]eligiosis atque honestis viris in Christo dilectis fratribus studentibus Neapolim(!) conuentus ordinis fratrum heremitarum sancti Augustini, frater Antonius Ampigollus(!) . . .’ See B‑345A.

[a1v] [Bindus Guerrius de Senis: Aureum Bibliae Repertorium sive Aurea Biblia.] ‘De Abstinentia. Abstinentia est meriti augmentantiua(!), sapientie acquisitiua, religiositatis ostensiua . . .’ Incipit: ‘[A]bstinentia primo est meriti augmentatiua, auget enim merita et virtutes. Ideo voluit dominus parentes nostros . . .’ On the authorship see B‑345A. The title ‘Aurea Biblia' is recorded in the explicit on [p7r].


Imprint: Ulm: Johann Zainer, 17 June 1475. Folio.

Remarks: The colophon reads ‘die altera post uiti et modesti martirum' (15 June).


Collation: [*8 **6 a b10 c8 d–o10 p8].

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ir00012000

Hain: HC 13681;

Goff: Goff R‑12;

BMC: BMC II 524;

Proctor: Pr 2508;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑520; CIBN R‑11; Sack, Freiburg, 3010-11; Sheppard 1799; Wegener, Zainer, 41.

LCN: 14460128


Copy number: B-345B(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [p8].

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns; remains of an index tab on [*1].

Size: 308 × 223 × 34 mm.

Size of leaf: 293 × 202 mm.

Manuscript title in black ink is supplied in a sixteenth-century German hand on [*1r]. A few marginal notes in red or black ink in the same hand, extracting key words and making one correction. A few notes in a later German hand. Bibliographical notes by Niesert on the verso of the front endleaf.

Initials and pilcrows coloured, and capital strokes and underlining are supplied in red.

Provenance: Joseph Niesert (1766-1841); ‘Bibliothecae J. Niesert pastoris in Velen 1819' on [*1r], with the date of purchase below the bibliographical note on the verso of the front endleaf: ‘Ex auctione publ. librorum 1819 Lipsiæ habita stetit 3 imperiali'; purchased at his sale (1843), lot 13744 (dated as 1479) for £1. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 42.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 4.35.

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