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Bod-Inc: B-345D

Bindus de Senis

Aureum Bibliae Repertorium sive Aurea Biblia.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] ‘Tabula in Directorium Bibliae Aureum'.

[b6r] [Anonymous preface.] Incipit: ‘[T]anta pollet excellentia prediaconnis(!) officium quod saluator noster . . .’

[c1r] Rampegollis, Antonius de [Pseudo; Bindus Guerrius de Senis: Aureum Bibliae Repertorium sive Aurea Biblia.] ‘De abstinentia. Abstinentia est meriti augmentatiua, sapientie acquisitiua, religiositatis ostensiua . . .’ Incipit: ‘[A]bstinentia est primo meriti augmentatiua, auget enim merita et virtutes. Ideo voluit dominus noster parentes nostros . . .’ Attributed to Antonius Rampigolis with the title ‘Aureum Reportorium Bibliae' in the printer's colophon on [r8r]. See B‑345A.

[r8r] [Colophon.]


Imprint: Nuremberg: Friedrich Creussner, 1481. Folio.


Collation: [a8 b6 c–o8 p q6 r8].


ISTC: ir00016000

Hain: H 13683;

Goff: Goff R‑16;

BMC: BMC II 451;

Proctor: Pr 2151;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑523; Sheppard 1586.

LCN: 14460101


Copy number: B-345D(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Binding: Eighteenth-century German tanned sprinkled half sheep with triple blind-tooled fillets around the borders, over a floral and interlaced ‘Bronzfirnispapier' (bronze varnished paper) from a woodblock on a red ground, by Joseph Friedrich Leopold (1669-1727), Augsburg; see A. Haemmerle, Buntpapier (Munich, 1961), 207 no. 135 and pl XII. Approximate size of sheet: 345 × 440 mm. Lettering partially visible at tail turn-ins, lower board: ‘GIO. SAC: CAES: MA', upper board: ‘LEOPOLD: EX'; Haemmerle gives lettering as ‘CUM. PRIVILEGIO. SAC: CAES: MAI [ . . .] IOS: FRID: LEOPOLD: EXC: AUG: VIND:'. Sprinkled red-edged leaves; ‘1223' on a label at the tail of the spine.

Size: 279 × 199 × 132 mm.

Size of leaf: 268 × 182 mm.

Some initials are supplied in brown ink. Headings, section-numbers and underlinings supplied throughout the first pages in an eighteenth-century German hand.

Provenance: Duplicate from Royal Library, Munich; no. ‘772' on paper slip; ‘Duplum' in ink on front endleaf. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 5.55.

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