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Bod-Inc: C-088

Carcano, Michael de

Sermonarium de poenitentia per adventum et quadragesimam.


Analysis of Content

a1v ‘Tabula omnium sermonum contentorum in hoc volumine'.

a3r Carcano, Michael de: Sermonarium de poenitentia per adventum et quadragesimam. Incipit: ‘[S]ecundum philosophi sententiam, vt aperte patet . . . [A]biiciamus ergo opera tenebrarum, et induamur . . .’ See Sevesi, ‘Michele Carcano', 473-4 no. 1; Schneyer, ‘Winke', 239 no. 40.


Imprint: Venice: Nicolaus de Frankfordia, 11 Dec. 1487. 4°.


Collation: a–y A–F8.

Remarks: Leaf a3 signed a.


ISTC: ic00196000

GW: GW 6131 (Anm. 1);

Hain: HC *4506;

Goff: Goff C‑196;

BMC: BMC V 336;

Proctor: Pr 4805;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑145; Oates 1897; Sheppard 3871-2.

LCN: 13888060


Copy number: C-088(1)

Wanting the blank leaf F8.

The colophon agrees with GW, not the BMC variant.

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century half calf over marbled paper boards.

Size: 211 × 156 × 38 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 140 mm.

Early marginal annotations, summarizing key points; ‘nota' marks and underlining in black ink.

Provenance: Johannes Cavagnetus (fl. 1554); signature on a1r and inscription on a3r: ‘Fra. Jo. Cauagnetus Clusanus'. Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark‘III.B.e.6': see Lee, Royal Bookplates, 40-1, no. 23; sale, pt I, lot 4072. Purchased for £0. 3. 6; see Books Purchased (1848), 8.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.49.

Copy number: C-088(2)

Bound with:
1. Michael de Carcano, Sermonarium de decem praeceptis per quadragesimam. Venice: Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio [for Alexander Calcedonius, between 18 Jan. and 1 Mar.] 1492/3 (C‑089).

Binding: Sixteenth-century blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with two metal clasps. On both covers fillets form a frame. Inside this is a foliate roll, with intersecting arches. Double fillets form the inner rectangle, which is further divided into two small and one large, central compartments. The small compartments are each decorated with a repeated fleuron, the central compartment with a large floral ornament and a fleuron at each corner. Manuscript shelfmark label on spine, probably ‘M 7', now obscured by Bodleian label.

Size: 227 × 171 × 73 mm.

Size of leaf: 217 × 158 mm.

Provenance: On F8v: ‘Jtm(?) Wem' [Johannes Weschbach?]. Hanns Schmidt (sixteenth century)(?); signature on F8v; see Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 28625a which was also owned by Hans Schmid and Johannes Weschbach. Buxheim, Bavaria, Carthusians, BVM; on a1r of item 1, a stamp, and on a2r the inscription: ‘Cartusæ Buxheim'. Graf von Ostein, 1803. Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim (1820-1895); Buxheim sale, lot 3333. Purchased by Falconer Madan for the Bodleian in 1884 for 10 Marks: see Madan's note on the front pastedown; Library Bills, 19 Feb. 1884; see also Honemann, ‘Buxheim Collection', Bod12.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.48(2).

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