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Bod-Inc: C-412

Concilium Basiliense

Concilium Basiliense.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.] ‘Copia Bulle sacrosancte concilii Basiliensis de immaculata virginis Marie dei genitricis conceptione'. Incipit:`[S]acrosancta generalis sinodus Basiliensis . . . Elucidantibus diuine gratie misteria . . .’ Mansi, Sacrorum conciliorum nova et amplissima collectio, vol. 29, 182-3.

[a2r] Sixtus IV, Pont. Max.: ‘Copia Bulle conceptionem illibatissime virginis Marie absque originalis culpe contractu . . . fuisse' ‘Cum preexcelsa meritorum insignia . . .’ Mansi, Sacrorum conciliorum nova et amplissima collectio, vol. 32, 373-4, dated 1 Mar. 1476, i.e. 1477; in the incunable edition dated 1466, corrected by hand to 1476, ‘tercio kalendas marcii'; the adoption of the Office for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception composed by Leonardo Nogarolo; see V. Leroquais, Les Bréviaires manuscrits des bibliothèques publiques de France, vol. 1 (Paris, 1934), p. cxvii, note.

[a4r] Sixtus IV, Pont. Max.(?): [Oratio ad beatam virginem Mariam.] ‘Hec est vera oratio Sixti pape quarti . . .’ Incipit: ‘[A]ue sanctissima Maria mater dei, regina celi, porta paradisi . . .’ B. J. Blackburn, ‘The Virgin in the Sun: Music and Image for a Prayer Attributed to Sixtus IV', Journal of the Royal Musical Association, 124 (1999), 157-95, at 158ss. See also Leroquais, Livres d'Heures, II 167.


Imprint: Heidelberg: [Heinrich Knoblochtzer, c.1500]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; GW dates [c.1493-4].


Collation: [a4].

Illustrations: One woodcut; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ic00799500

GW: GW 7285;

Proctor: Pr 3151;

Others: Sheppard 2201.

LCN: 13931851


Copy number: C-412(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century pasteboards, for Kloß.

Size: 202 × 145 × 3 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 142 mm.

On the title-page 8 hexameters in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand: incipit: ‘Nulli adeo vivax omni solertia nulli | tam felix aderit florenti gloria linguæ'; on [a4v] a note in the same hand on six points relating to the confession, incipit: ‘1. Confessio est apertissima peccatorum declaratio . . .’

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; not located in his sale catalogue (1835), nor in Books Purchased (1835).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 6.31.

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