Historia Friderici I imperatoris.
Analysis of Content
[a2r] [Burchardus Urspergensis]: Historia Friderici I Imperatoris. Incipit: ‘[F]uit in partibus Sueuie parentela nobilium, primo quidem militarium simplicium, qui dicebantur de Stauffen, qui tamen sui probis ac virtuosis . . .’ Die Chronik des Propstes Burchard von Ursberg, ed. Oswald Holder-Egger and Bernhard von Simson, MGH Script. Rer. Germ., 16, 2nd edn (Hannover and Leipzig, 1916); this is an edition of Burchard's Chronicon, and this text and that in the incunable are approximately the same from [b1v] to the end (= MGH 25-127); [a2r]–[a3v] not found in MGH; [a3v], l. 26 – [a4v], l. 3 = MGH p. 22, l. 31–p. 5; [a4v]–[b1v] not found in MGH.
Imprint: [Augsburg: Monastery of SS. Ulrich and Afra, 1472]. Folio.
Collation: [a–d10 e6].
GW: GW 5737;
Hain: H *8718; C 2589;
Goff: Goff B‑1285;
BMC: BMC II 340;
Proctor: Pr 1633;
Others: BSB‑Ink B‑985; CIBN B‑908; Rhodes 459; Sack, Freiburg, 864; Sheppard 1205.
Copy number: B-594(1)
Wanting [a10] and the blank leaves [a1] and [e6].
Binding: Nineteenth-century calf, with gold fillets, gold-tooled spine and gilt-edged leaves.
Size: 278 × 192 × 14 mm.
Size of leaf: 270 × 180 mm.
Early marginal notes in black ink.
Partial rubrication: initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Capital strokes in red.
Provenance: J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837), 1834; signature on the front endleaf; sale (1837), lot 210; purchased for £0. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 15.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.35.
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