Conradus de Alemania
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Conradus de Alemania [pseudo-; Dominicans of Saint-jacques]: Concordantiae bibliorum. Incipit: ‘[C]uilibet volenti requirere concordantias . . .’ The author has been identified as Konrad von Halberstadt the elder, but the work is now considered to have been compiled during the thirteenth century by the Dominicans of Saint Jacques; see VL V 189-91 at 189-90, and R. H. and M. A. Rouse, ‘The Verbal Concordance to the Scriptures', Archivum Fratrum Praedicatorum, 44 (1974), 5-30, at 19-20 and 25; also Kaeppeli I 276-83 no. 755, where it is ascribed to Conradus.
Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1474]. Folio.
Collation: The following gatherings all have stamped signatures a: [a–i10 k l8 m10]; the following gatherings all have stamped signatures b: [2a–d10 e8+1 f10 g–l10]; stamped signatures c: [3a–h10 i12]; the following gatherings all have stamped signatures d: [4a–h10 i8 k12].
Remarks: GW and BMC collate [ . . .2 e10 f9].
GW: GW 7418;
Hain: H *5629;
Goff: Goff C‑849;
BMC: BMC I 58;
Proctor: Pr 222;
Others: BSB‑Ink C‑497; Hillard 655; Oates 85; Sack, Freiburg, 1088; Sheppard 164.
Copy number: C-428(1)
Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [4 k12]. Most stamped signatures have been cut away.
On [4 d5r] is the impression of a piece of type displaced from the forme.
Binding: Eighteenth-century English(?) gold-tooled red morocco; marbled pastedowns.
Size: 388 × 280 × 95 mm.
Size of leaf: 375 × 260 mm.
Fragments from a parchment manuscript used as reinforcing strips.
Initials are supplied in red with reserved white decoration; running headlines, paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining in red.
Provenance: Wiener Neustadt, Austria, Augustinian Canons, S. Ulrich; on [2 b2v] an inscription: ‘Iste liber est monasterii sancti Vdalrici in Nouaciuitate' in a fifteenth-century hand; on [2 i2v] an inscription: ‘Iste liber est canonicorum regularium in Nouaciuitate' in a fiteenth/sixteenth-century hand. Wiener Neustadt, Pauline Hermits; on [a2r] an inscription: ‘Monasterii Neostadiensis Ordinis S. Pauli primi Erem[itae].', continued in a different hand ‘Catalogo inscriptæ'. J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837), 1836; signature dated 1836; purchased at his sale (1837), lot 147, for £1. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 2.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 1.20.
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