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Breviarium Argentinense [Strasbourg]. Pars hiemalis.


Analysis of Content

[1a1r] [Calendarium.] Incipit: ‘Januarius habet dies xxxi, luna xxx . . .’

[2a1r] [Rubrica generalis.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uando per A. aduentus Domini inchoatur . . .’

[3a1r] [Psalterium.] Incipit: ‘In dominicis diebus ad matutinas. Inuitatorium. Adoremus Dominum qui fecit nos . . .’

[4a1r] [Proprium de tempore. Pars hiemalis.] Incipit: ‘Ad mandatum reuerendissimi patris et principis illustris domini Ruperti . . . Dominica prima aduentus Domini. Ad vesperas. Capitulum. ‘[E]cce dies uenient, dicit Dominus . . .’ [In vigilia Penthecostes] Missam autem pro defunctis qui vult privatim celebret. Sequitur de sanctis.’ The edition is stated to have been commissioned by Rupprecht, Duke of Bavaria, Bishop of Strasbourg. This appears to be a conflation of two Bishops of Strasbourg: Ruprecht von Pfalz-Simmern, Bishop (1440-78), and Albrecht von Bayern, Pfalzgraf bei Rhein, Bishop of Strasbourg (1479-1506).

[5a1r] [Proprium de sanctis. Pars hiemalis.] Incipit: ‘Sequitur nunc de sanctis ab adventu usque ad festum Penthecostes. Et primo de vigilia Andree apostoli. Secundum Matheum. [I]n illo tempore stabat Johannes et ex discipulis . . .’ [s.Petronella] Tunc agitur de sancta Petronella per totum. Et habeatur commemoratio in matutinis de pluribus martiribus.’

[f2v] ‘Commune de sanctis infra festa pasche et penthecostes'. Incipit: ‘In omnibus festis sanctorum . . .’

[3f5r] [Colophon.]


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis (Georg Reyser?)], 12 Jan. 1478. Folio.

Remarks: BMC ascribes to [Speier: Georgius de Spira]. Printed in type 4 of the editions ascribed by Ohly to Georg Reyser. Section 2 belongs to the Directorium Argentinense (GW 8437).


Collation: Calendarium: [a6]; Rubrica: [a8]; Psalterium: [a–e10 f6]; Proprium de tempore – Pars hiemalis: [a–l10 m8 n6]; Proprium de sanctis – Pars hiemalis: [a–d10 e f6].


ISTC: ib01146600

GW: GW 5259;

Hain: C 1247a;

BMC: BMC II 484;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 71; BSB‑Ink B‑840; CIBN B‑805; Ohly, ‘Reyser', 41; Schreiber V 3583; Sheppard 257.

LCN: 13985347


Copy number: B-530(1)

Pars hiemalis. Proprium de tempore, Proprium de sanctis, and part of Commune sanctorum only. Wanting the blank leaf [3 f6].

Binding: Nineteenth-century English (London) brown tooled morocco, with gilt-edged leaves; bound by Francis Bedford and John Clarke, between 1841 and 1850.

Size: 295 × 215 × 36 mm.

Size of leaf: 284 × 190 mm.

On [1 a1r] a six-line initial ‘E' is supplied in interlocked red and blue, with red pen-work infill, decoration, and extensions into the inner margin. Other initials, some with extensions into the margins, are supplied in red or blue. Capital strokes in red. Some running titles are supplied in black ink in a seventeenth/eighteenth-century hand.

Provenance: Holkham Hall, Norfolk, Earls of Leicester. Purchased in 1953.

SHELFMARK: Holk. d. 34.

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