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Bod-Inc: B-437

Bonaventura [pseudo-]

Diaeta salutis.


Analysis of Content

1a1r ‘Tabula super dietam salutis et capitula diete salutis'.

2a1r Bonaventura [pseudo-; Guilelmus de Lanicia]: Diaeta salutis. Incipit: ‘  “[H]ec est via, ambulate in ea . . .” Ysa[ias] .30. [Is 30,21] Magnam misericordiam facit, qui erranti . . .’ Bonaventura, Opera omnia (Rome, 1588-96), VI 285-348. On authorship see Glorieux, Répertoire, 305 dd (by Guilelmus de Lavicea) and Distelbrink no. 124 (by Guilelmus de Lanicia).


Imprint: Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, 1474. Folio.


Collation: 1a8 2a b10 c–f8 g10.


ISTC: ib00874000

GW: GW 4720;

Hain: HC 3528;

Goff: Goff B‑874;

BMC: BMC I 219;

Proctor: Pr 1024;

Others: CIBN B‑651; Sheppard 786-7; Voulliéme, Köln, 273.

LCN: 13962151


Copy number: B-437(1)

Bound with:
1. Thomas Cantipratensis, Bonum universale de proprietatibus apum. [Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, 1478-80?] (T‑197);
3. Thomas Aquinas, De venerabili sacramento altaris ad modum sermonum. [Cologne: Arnold Ther Hoernen, c.1475] (T‑189).

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

Size: 297 × 212 × 56 mm.

Size of leaf: 284 × 204 mm.

On a1v of item one, bibliographical notes in Niesert's hand.

On2 a1r a four-line initial is supplied in blue with reserved white decoration and pen-flourishing in red. Headings, chapter numbers in the margins, initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; red capital strokes and underlining. Similar decoration in item 3.

Provenance: Joseph Niesert (1766-1841); on a1v inscription dated 1815; not found in his sale. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.10(2).

Copy number: B-437(2)

Bound with:
1. Dialogi decem variorum auctorum. [Cologne: Printer of ‘Flores Sancti Augustini', 1473] (D‑043(1)).

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf, the spine gold-tooled; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 280 × 210 × 45 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 194 mm.

On former front pastedown (now raised) and four old endleaves bound at the beginning, an early inscription of prayers and of a text in four columns entitled ‘Documenta peroptima sancti Bernardi Clareuall[ensis]', incipit: ‘Si plene vis assequi quod intendis . . .' On g10v of item 2 a metric prayer in a fifteenth-century hand: ‘Escas cum potu benedic, Deus, ore tuo tu | Laus ex hoc esu sit tibi, Christe Jhesu'.

Headings, initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Jacob van der Straten (fl. 1489); on former front pastedown, inscription: ‘D[omi]nj Jacop van der straten a[nno] lxxxix.' On the first old endleaf an inscription: ‘H. de platea [corrected from atrio] possessor est istius libri.' Walincourt, Hainault, near Cambrai, Williamites, Congregation of Augustinian Hermits; on first old endleaf, an inscription: ‘[Ist]e liber pertinet monasterio vallis beate Marie [pro]pe Walincourt. Jacobus de platea dedit dicto conuentui.' On the former front pastedown, an inscription: ‘Henricus Moreau'; on first old endleaf: ‘Henricus Embracensis'. Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘III.A.k.13': see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 40-1 no. 23; sale, pt I, part of lot 5495. Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1844), 7.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q inf. 1.34(2).

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