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Bod-Inc: C-035

Camara, Alphonsus

De sacramentis.


Analysis of Content

Commissioned by Franciscus Hurtado de Mendoza, and others.

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Camara, Alphonsus: [Introductory letter, addressed to] Johannes Lupus. Incipit: ‘Non solum nobis nati sumus . . .’

a3r Camara, Alphonsus: [Preface, with marginal gloss, addressed to] Petrus de Costa, Franciscus Hurtado de Mendoza and others. Incipit: ‘[M]emini me, reuerendi principes et domini, nouem iam retro ferme annis a multis et amicis et dominis . . .’

a6v Camara, Alphonsus: De sacramentis, with marginal gloss. Incipit: ‘[S]acramentorum sancte matris ecclesie primo in genere, deinde in specie . . . [C]um nobis charitatis flammis accensis sit radicata . . .’

a7r [Commentary.] Incipit: ‘  “Diffinitione”. Sic nanque precipit Tullius in primo libro Officiorum secundum . . .’ Commentary surrounds the text.

y8r Camara, Alphonsus: De doctrina christiana. Incipit: ‘[F]ideles sunt per beatum Petrum apostolum in I sua canonica admoniti, vt parati existant . . .’ The author is named in the prologue.

[ß7v] Camara, Alphonsus: ‘Peroratio'. Incipit: ‘Ibis iam opus parui uoluminis uarias per orbis cardines iucunde, cum ea contineas . . .’

[ß8r] [Camara, Alphonsus: Valedictory verse by the compiler.] Incipit: ‘Hec lege qui fidei secreta ediscere paras | Et per me in sacris doctior esse potes'; 1 elegiac distich.

[ß8r] [Verse by the book.] Incipit: ‘Qui me doctorum uario sermone uirorum | Scripsit opus Christi seruat amatus fidem'; 1 distich.

[ß8r] [Colophon.]

[*1r] [Tables of contents.]


Imprint: Seville: Johann Pegnitzer, Thomas Glockner, and Magnus Herbst, 26 Oct. 1496. 4°.


Collation: a-z [et] [con] [rum] [ß]8 [*4].


ISTC: ic00067000

GW: GW 5930;

Hain: H 4276;

Goff: Goff C‑67;

Others: Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, 115; Sheppard 7305; Vindel, Arte, V 251: 92.

LCN: 13890975


Copy number: C-035(1)

Gathering t bound after gathering x. Gathering [*] numbered but not signed.

Binding: Parchment, wanting two leather ties. Manuscript title on the spine.

Size: 196 × 143 × 47 mm.

Size of leaf: 185 × 132 mm.

Some cropped early marginal notes, and writing exercises. On front and back pastedowns are unidentified texts in a seventeenth/eighteenth-century hand, concerning the Trinity.

Occasional woodcut initials are partly coloured in red and silver(?).

Provenance: Erased inscription on title-page. Purchased from J. Halle, Catalogue 34 no. 155, 28 Oct. 1904, for 300 Marks; see Annual Report of the Curators of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University Gazette, 23 May 1905, 595; also Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. S4.1496.1.

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