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Bod-Inc: C-383


Collectarius congregationis Bursfeldensis OSB.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Collectarius congregationis Bursfeldensis OSB [Introductory note.] Incipit: ‘[P]resenti libro qui collectarius nuncupatur . . .’

[a1r] [Computus.]

[a3r] [Calendarium.] It includes: 6 Jan. ‘Commemoratio abbatum'; 6 Feb. ‘Commemoratio fratrum'; 2 Mar. ‘Commemoratio beuefactorum(!)'; 6 Apr. ‘Commemoratio fundatorum'; 3 May ‘Commemoratio fratrum'; 5 June ‘Commemoratio benefactorum'; 6 Nov. ‘Willebrordi ep'; 15 Nov. ‘Othmari cf'.

[a9r] [Computus.] ‘Ciclus magnus paschalis Dionisii'.

[a9v] [Mnemonic verses.] Incipit: ‘Noscas qui cernis quia presens formula binis'; 33 hexameters inserted among computistical tables.

[a10v] [Note on the computus.] Incipit: ‘[S]ciendum quia propter varias reuolutiones . . .’

[a10v] [Rubrica.] Incipit: ‘[L]icet presens collectarius . . .’

[b1r] [Proprium de tempore.]

[e1v] Commune sanctorum.

[e7r] Proprium de sanctis.

[2a1r] [Tabula.]

[2a1v] [Suffragia.]

[2a2r] [Benedictiones variae.]

[2a10v] ‘In cursu cotidiano de domina'.

[2b1v] ‘Letania'. ‘Ignaci', ‘Dionisi c. s. t.', ‘Maurici c. s. t.' among the martyrs; ‘Bernharde', ‘Paule', ‘Hilarion' among the confessors; ‘Scolastica', ‘Katherina', ‘Vrsula cum sodalibus', ‘Elisabeth' among the virgins.

[2b3r] [Ordines.] It includes: ‘Ordo communicandi et unguendi infirmum'; ‘Ordo commendationis animae'; ‘Ordo sepulturae'.

[2c1r] ‘Orationes ad officium defunctorum.’

[2c3r] [Orationes variae.] It includes: ‘De horis sancte crucis'; ‘De xv gradibus tempore laboris'; ‘Pro pace ecclesie'; ‘Pro tribulatione patrie'; ‘Pro periculo alicui loco specialiter imminente'; ‘Pro pestilentia'; ‘Dum vacauerit prelatura'; ‘Tempore electionis celebrande'; ‘Celebrata electione oratio super electum'; ‘Benedictiones ornamentorum et sacrarum vestium'.


Imprint: [Bamberg: Johann Sensenschmidt, c.1485]. Folio.


Collation: [a12 b–g 2a b10 c8].

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ic00751000

GW: GW 7160;

Hain: CR 1681;

Goff: Goff C‑751;

Proctor: Pr 3266;

Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl. 560 = 561; Sheppard 579.

LCN: 13932550


Copy number: C-383(1)

Printed on parchment.

Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled pigskin over bevelled wooden boards; two clasps lost. On both covers fillets form a triple frame. Within the outer frame, a roll depicting Justitia, Lucretia, ‘Cisero', and Judith; within the inner frame a small ornamental roll. The inner rectangle on the upper cover is a panel-stamp depicting Christ as a Child blessing and with a cross surrounded by a border with grotesques incorporating Fides holding a cross, Constantia with an anchor, and two putti; in the central compartment on the lower cover a panel-stamp depicting Caritas holding a lamb surrounded by the same border. Index tabs.

Size: 240 × 170 × 47 mm.

Size of leaf: 223 × 160 mm.

On the front pastedown ‘Sequuntur versiculi suffragiorum per sacerdotem ebdomadarium in vesperis et laudibus dicendi. In aduentu domini. Rorate cœli . . .' noted in red and black ink in an eighteenth-century(?) hand. A few manuscript astronomical notes in the Calendar in two early hands; prayers on [2 c8r/v] in two fifteenth-century hands: [1] ‘Omnipotens sempiterne deus mestorum consolatio laborantium fortitudo . . .' [2] ‘In festo reliquiarum. Oratio. Concede quesumus omnipotens deus vt sancta dei genitrix maria . . .' A few eighteenth-century marginal notes; manuscript introits in an eighteenth-century hand on [2 c7v]; a prayer for peace in an eighteenth-century hand on [2 c8v].

On [b1r] a six-line initial is supplied in red with pen-flourishing in black. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; red capital strokes.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1521. Purchased from David Nutt (1837), no. 256 for £5. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 10, and Library Bills (1837-8), no. 12.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.50.

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