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Bod-Inc: B-433


De triplici via.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Bonaventura(?): De triplici via. Prologus. See B‑418.

a2v Bonaventura: [De triplici via.] ‘Incendium amoris'. ‘Paruum bonum vel regimen conscientie sancti Bonauenture quod vocatur fons vite.’ See B‑417.

d2v Bonaventura [pseudo-]: Opus contemplationis. See B‑418.


Imprint: Montserrat: Johann Luschner, for the monastery, 27 May 1499. 8°.


Collation: a–d8.

Illustrations: On a1v a woodcut; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ib00972000

GW: GW 4708;

Hain: HC, Addenda, 3500;

Goff: Goff B‑972;

BMC: BMC X 78;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: CIBN B‑645; Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, 66; Kurz 72; Vindel, Arte, I 218: 136; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 13911984


Copy number: B-433(1)

Binding: Twentieth-century Spanish gold-tooled blue morocco; marbled pastedowns; bound by Subirana and gilt by Emilio Brugalla: lettered ‘S+B' and ‘1499' on the spine and signed ‘SUBIRANA‑ENC.' and ‘BRUGALLA‑DOR.’

Size: 146 × 103 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 142 × 99 mm.

Several reproductions of pages of this edition pasted in at the end of the volume.

Provenance: Jorge Beristayn (1894-1964); name written in ink on the penultimate leaf. On the front pastedown a twentieth-century ex-libris lettered ‘sb' [Subirana-Brugalla]. Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); armorial book-plate on the front pastedown; stamp on the back endleaf; accession no. ‘1807'; bought by him in 1936 from Edwin Marcus Baer for £100; blue presentation plate from A. and R. E[hrman] to J[ohn] P. W. E[hrman] dated 17 Mar. 1949 on the back endleaf. Purchased through Quaritch in 1978 for $2400 at the Broxbourne sale (London: Sotheby's, 8 May 1978), lot 380.

SHELFMARK: Inc. f. S19.1499.1.

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