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Bod-Inc: B-563

Brugmannus, Johannes

Vita S. Lidwinae.


Analysis of Content

a1v Brugmannus, Johannes: [Vita S. Lidwinae.] ‘Prologus in vitam alme virginis'. Johannes Brugmann, Vita alme virginis Liidwine, ed. A. de Meijer, Teksten en documenten, 2 (Groningen, 1963), 1-8; see Mees I 65-102, at 74-5; BBFN I 65-102, at 74-5; VL I 1048-52.

a6v ‘Copia littere testimonialis quam laborante ipsa Lijdwina virgine in egritudine ad robur veritatis iudices Schiedammenses conscriptam sigillo sue co[mmun]itatis munierunt in hac forma'. Brugmann, Vita alme virginis Liidwine, ed. de Meijer, 8-11.

b1r Brugmannus, Johannes: Vita S. Lidwinae. Brugmann, Vita alme virginis Liidwine, ed. de Meijer, 11-173. With tables of contents preceding each part.

v7r ‘Sequentia de alma virgine Lijdwina'. Incipit: ‘[A]lleluya festiuale t[em]p[u]s exigit paschale voce votis jubilo . . .’

v7v [Colophon with a note about the battle of Schiedam and the intended canonization of Lydwina.]


Imprint: Schiedam: [Printer of Vita Lydwinae (Otgier Nachtegael?)], 1498. 4°.


Collation: a8 b–t6 v8.

Illustrations: 25 woodcuts; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ib01220000

GW: GW 5579;

Hain: HC 4002;

Goff: Goff B‑1220;

BMC: BMC IX 106;

Proctor: Pr 9180;

Others: Campbell (II) 383; BBFN 68; CIBN B‑861; HPT II 444; ILC 486; Oates 3665; Sheppard 7038; L. A. Sheppard, ‘The Vita Lidwinae Printed at Schiedam, 1498', Gb Jb (1950), 172-6.

LCN: 13983299


Copy number: B-563(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century russia; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 205 × 143 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 199 × 134 mm.

On the front endleaf is pasted a late seventeenth-/early eighteenth-century engraving lettered ‘S. Lydtwina virgo Schiedamnsis ab Angelo ramum é Paradiso accipit'.

On a1r, ‘Examinatus in Bibliotheca'. Occasional early marginal notes, some washed out. On verso of rear endleaf, inscription of three prayers in an early hand: ‘Pro benefactoribus defunctis', ‘Secreta' and ‘Post com[munionem]'.

Woodcuts and woodcut initials are coloured in red, blue, green, yellow, and pink. Red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 94.

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