Sermones de laudibus sanctorum.
Analysis of Content
[*2r] ‘Tabula presentis operis'.
a1r Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermones de laudibus sanctorum. Incipit: ‘ “[N]on glorietur sapiens . . .” [Ier 9,23-4]. Dei viuentis verba sunt ista . . .’ 70 sermons.
O2v Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermo de sancto Bernhardino. Incipit: ‘ “[D]ilectus Deo et hominibus . . .” [Sir 45,1]. Sapientis verba sunt ista originaliter . . .’
[†2r] ‘Registrum alphabetice ordinatum'.
Imprint: Augsburg: Erhard Ratdolt, 27 Oct. 1489. 4°.
Collation: [*6] a–z A–O8 [†12]. Gathering [†] is numbered but not signed. Collation differs from GW, which describes the unsigned gathering [†12] as <2 3 4 5 6>12, and as preceding the signed gatherings, but omits [*6] from the collation, although the contents of these leaves are described. BMC gives [*6] a-z A–O8 [**12?].
Illustrations: 1 woodcut; woodcut initials.
GW: GW 6053;
Hain: HC *4478;
Goff: Goff C‑145;
BMC: BMC II 383;
Proctor: Pr 1883;
Others: BSB‑Ink C‑115; Sheppard 1331.
Copy number: C-066(1)
Wanting gathering [†], containing Registrum.
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.
Size: 222 × 160 × 55 mm.
Size of leaf: 211 × 148 mm.
Table of contents on [*1r-v] in a fifteenth-century Southern German hand. Above is a contemporary note: ‘De zoroastre rege bactrianiorum sermone 36 ut ait siluius(?) et augustinus li[bro] .xx. de ciuitate dei', signed ‘Gewollff von rustumb(?)'. Early foliation and occasional marginal notes.
Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; no. ‘2581' on [*1r] a nineteenth-century paper strip with shelfmark ‘Inc. 2581'. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 5.3.
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