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Bod-Inc: B-448


Sermones de morte.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Pasqualicus, Petrus: [Letter addressed to] Lodovicus [Antonius] Montaltus. Incipit: ‘[O]mnes homines qui non equ[um] aliis ac sibi . . .’

[a3r] Bonaventura [pseudo-; Gilbertus Tornacensis]: Sermones de morte. Incipit: ‘[C]um propriam imperitiam, fratres carissimi, sub secreti . . .’ Ascribed to Gilbert of Tournai by Distelbrink no. 201.

g7v Andrelinus, P[ublius] Faustus: ‘Ad candidos lectores'. Incipit: ‘Puluereo tam sancta situ monumenta latebant | Nunc volitant docti cuncta per ora chori'; 5 elegiac distichs. See Publius Faustus Andrelinus, ‘Amores' sive ‘Livia’, ed. Godelieve Tournoy-Thoen, Verhandelingen van de Koninklijke Academie voor Wetenschappen, Letteren en Schone Kunsten van België, Klasse der Letteren, 44/100 (Brussels, 1982), 221.

g7v [Colophon.]

g8v [Note about the place of sale.]


Imprint: [Paris: Antoine Chappiel, for] Robert Gourmont, [after 1500?]. 8°.

Remarks: As dated by GW; Polain dates [c.1498].


Collation: [a] b–g8.


ISTC: ib00944000

GW: GW 4803;

Hain: C 1152 (I);

Goff: Goff B‑944;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Oates 3170-1; Polain 802(I); not in Sheppard.

LCN: 13913325


Copy number: B-448(1)

Bound with:
1. Johannes de Tambaco, Consolatio theologiae. Paris: Georg Mittelhus, [14]93 (J‑199(2));
2. Innocentius III, Pont. Max., Liber de vilitate conditionis humanae [Paris:] Gaspard Philippe, 14 May 1502.

Binding: Contemporary French (Paris: Denis Roce) blind-tooled calf over pasteboards; four leather ties lost. Title-label with shelfmark ‘481 M' on the lower cover. On the upper cover a panel (120 × 69 mm) is divided into four compartments, each depicting a saint (Jacobus, Barbara, Catharina, Nicolaus), surrounded by a three-quarter border lettered D[enis] R[oce] at the foot, with oak and acorn and a dragon on the right-hand side. On the lower cover is a panel (120 × 55 mm) with a vertical row of arches on either side filled with acorns and flowers, surrounded by an oak and acorn border with a dragon. For the panels see Gid, I no. 258 and II pl. 24 and pl. 30. For a similar panel see Staffan Fogelmark, Flemish and Related Panel-stamped Bindings: Evidence and Principles (New York, 1990), pl. xli.

Size: 147 × 96 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 139 × 95 mm.

Provenance: Martin Roce (early sixteenth century). Marcoussis, Celestines, S. Trinitas; on g7v ‘Celestinorum de marcoussi . . . Ex dono fratris Martini Ruze 481. M'. Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); armorial book-plate; accession no. ‘1220'. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 22.15(3).

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