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Bod-Inc: C-445

Cordiale Quattuor Novissimorum


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Cordiale quattuor novissimorum.] Incipit: ‘  “[M]emorare nouissima tua . . .” [Sir 7,40]. Sicut dicit beatus Aug[ustinus] . . .’ The authorship of the text is ascribed to Dionysius Carthusiensis and to Gerardus de Vliederhoven; see VL II 1217-21.

[i8r] [Augustinus; pseudo-; Bernardus Claravallensis; pseudo-]: [Speculum peccatoris.] PL XL 983-92. See Bloomfield 4918, Lambert 3B 616, and Stegmüller, Repertorium Biblicum, 1481. Bloomfield ascribes to Pseudo-Bernardus Claravellensis or Pseudo-Augustinus. Lambert ascribes to an anonymous author from the twelfth century.


Imprint: [Speier: Printer of the ‘Postilla Scolastica super Apocalypsin', c.1471]. 4°.


Collation: [a–i8 k10].


ISTC: ic00882000

GW: GW 7469;

Hain: HC *5695 (incl. HC 5691);

Goff: Goff C‑882;

BMC: BMC II 480;

Proctor: Pr 2311;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑110; Sheppard 1676.

LCN: 14427205


Copy number: C-445(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [k10].

Binding: Nineteenth-century German(?) paper boards covered with leaves from a liturgical manuscript on parchment, dyed dark blue.

Size: 212 × 150 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 206 × 141 mm.

A few early marginal notes extracting key words.

Provenance: On front pastedown an inscription: ‘Bought on Old Year's Day 1886 from Bernard Quaritch's catalogue 370 (no. 36231) for £5'; see Library Bills, 28 Dec. 1886.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.76.

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