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Bod-Inc: C-084

Caracciolus, Robertus

Sermones de timore divinorum iudiciorum, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Caracciolus, Robertus: [Letter to] Johannes de Aragonia, Cardinal of S. Hadrianus. Incipit: ‘Inter preclarissimas virtutes tuas . . .’

[a3r] Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermones de timore divinorum iudiciorum. Incipit: ‘  “[V]idi alterum angelum volantem . . .” [Apc 14,6-7]. Habentur hec verba Apoc[alipsis] .xiiii. c[apitulo]. Ad tantam insaniam . . .’ 19 sermons, erroneously numbered 1-13 and 15-20.

[p1v] Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermo de patientia. Incipit: ‘  “[P]er pacientiam curramus ad propositum nobis certamen” [Hbr 12,1]. Doctoris gentium verba . . .’

[p5v] [Colophon.]

[p6r] Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermo de morte. Incipit: ‘  “[M]orte morieris” [Gn 2,17] Gen[esis] .ii. Existimaui sepenumero nihil tam vtile . . .’ See Visani 3-312, at 30 no. 70.


Imprint: Nuremberg: Friedrich Creussner, 1479. Folio.


Collation: [a10 b–k8 l6 m–o8 p6 q8].


ISTC: ic00186000

GW: GW 6113;

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) 4469 + 4493;

Goff: Goff C‑186;

BMC: BMC II 451;

Proctor: Pr 2146 + 2147;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑122; Sack, Freiburg, 932; Sheppard 1582-3.

LCN: 13888071


Copy number: C-084(1)

Bound with:
1. Collecta magistralia. [Nuremberg: Friedrich Creussner, 1479] (C‑382).

Binding: Contemporary German (Ulm, Kyriß workshop no. 126) blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, one metal clasp. Formerly chained: staple-marks for a hasp at the head of the lower cover. Title-label at the head of the upper cover with old shelfmark ‘C XI'. On both covers fillets form a triple frame; within the outer frame is a big circular framed rosette stamp (Kyriß pl. 253, no. 1); in the corners a smaller round stamp with an eagle. Within the second frame is a dragon roll (Kyriß pl. 253, no. 2). The inner rectangle is divided by diagonal fillets into four triangular compartments; in the compartments the smaller round stamp and a small floral stamp.

Size: 305 × 220 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 298 × 202 mm.

Provenance: Memmingen, Bavaria, Augustinian Hermits, SS. Johannes et Augustinus; inscription on [a2r] of item 1. On the spine two later labels ‘116' and ‘B 15'. John Mozley Stark; label; probably Catalogue 30 (1859), no. 173, for £0. 10. 6. Probably the copy purchased in 1859 for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 27.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 3.4(2).

Copy number: C-084(2)

Bound with A‑096; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 290 × 197 mm.

Wanting the blank leaf [a1] and leaves [p6], [q1-8] (the Sermo de Morte).

A few early marginal annotations.

On [a3r] a six-line initial is supplied in magenta with infill in orange, within a green frame. In gatherings [a-c] some initials are supplied in red, red capital strokes.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 3.3(1).

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