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Bod-Inc: C-454

Cordiale Quattuor Novissimorum


Analysis of Content

a2r Cordiale quattuor novissimorum. [Part I.] Incipit: ‘  “[M]emorare nouissima tua . . .” [Sir 7,40]. Sicut dicit beatus Augustinus . . .’ See C‑445.

b3r ‘Exempla ex variis sacrarum litterarum passibus homini christiano admodum vtilia'. Incipit: ‘[P]ensandum quippe est cum iam peccatrix . . .’

c1r Cordiale quattuor novissimorum. [Part II.]

d5r ‘Exempla de secundo nouissimorum'. Incipit: ‘[L]egitur in libro de ortu carthusiensium . . .’

e3r Cordiale quattuor novissimorum. [Part III.]

f4r ‘Exempla'. Incipit: ‘Factum est autem post hec . . .’

g4r Cordiale quattuor novissimorum. [Part IV.]

h4r ‘Exempla'. Incipit: ‘Vidi in Brabantia mulierem diuitem . . .’


Imprint: Deventer: Jacobus de Breda, 6 Dec. 1494. 4°.


Collation: a–g6 h8.


ISTC: ic00898000

GW: GW 7511;

Hain: HC 5709;

Goff: Goff C‑898;


Proctor: Pr 9075;

Others: Boekdrukkunst (1973), 184; BSB‑Ink G‑116; Campbell 1307; HPT II 413; ILC 624; Oates 3559-61; Sheppard 6977-8.

LCN: 14427313


Copy number: C-454(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter brown morocco with marbled paper boards; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 208 × 143 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 130 mm.

A few early marginal notes.

Provenance: Frederik Muller, Catalogue des Livres rares et curieux, no. 641. Purchased in 1893; purchase not identified in Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. N8.1494.1.

Copy number: C-454(2)

Bound with:
1. John Mirk, Liber festivalis [English]. London: Richard Pynson, 6 July 1499 (M‑240);
2. Quattuor sermones [English]. London: Richard Pynson, 1499 (Q‑010).

Wanting a1 (the title-leaf) and leaves b6 and h5-8. Numerous leaves mutilated.

Binding: Contemporary plain calf over wooden boards; one clasp lost; rebacked.

Size: 218 × 150 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 133 mm.

Early marginal notes in English, some in verse.

Provenance: John Peacocke (sixteenth century); on a2r the inscription: ‘John Paycoke ow thys boke'; similar inscription on a6r. On a4v an inscription with the name ‘Richardum Phreskell'; similar inscription on e3r. On d4r an inscription with the name ‘Georg Kipling'; on f2r an inscription with the name: ‘Thomas Kipling of Lapvng(?)'. Thomas Campbell; on d4r the inscription: ‘Thomas Cempell must be ther w[ith] Margret Chirke'. On g5v an inscription with the name ‘George Bucks'. Alfred Webb, Dublin; ex-libris. Purchased in 1959 from William Dawson and Sons Ltd, Catalogue 100, no. 157.

SHELFMARK: Arch. A e.101(3).

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