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Bod-Inc: C-488

Cultrificis, Engelbertus

Defensorium privilegiorum fratrum mendicantium.


Analysis of Content

a2r Cultrificis, Engelbertus: Defensorium privilegiorum fratrum mendicantium. ‘Epistola declaratoria iurium et priuilegiorum fratrum ordinum mendicantium'. Dedicated to Andreas Comitis. Incipit: ‘[R]euerendo in Christo patri . . . Ad requisitum vestre paternitatis . . .’ See Kaeppeli I 367 no. 1033.

f4v Cultrificis, Engelbertus: De simonia vitanda. Incipit: ‘[V]enerabili patri N. priori . . . Vestro desiderio satisfacere cupiens . . .’ See Kaeppeli I 368 no. 1034.


Imprint: Reutlingen: Johann Otmar, 15 Dec. 1492. 4°.


Collation: a–f8.


ISTC: ic00984000

GW: GW 7848;

Hain: HC *5852;

Goff: Goff C‑984;

BMC: BMC II 587;

Proctor: Pr 2718;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑706; Oates 1219; Sack, Freiburg, 1192; Sheppard 1986.

LCN: 14428297


Copy number: C-488(1)

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled quarter pigskin over wooden boards; remains of one metal clasp; spine painted dark brown. Vertical impression of an ornamental roll on both covers. Pastedowns from a fifteenth-century manuscript missal, containing the text and musical notation of the proper prefaces for Christmas and Easter.

Size: 206 × 143 × 27 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 134 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Würzburg, Bavaria, Conventual Franciscans, Inventio crucis/Sancta crux; ‘Ad Bibliothecam FF. Min. Convent. Wirceburgi', printed label of front pastedown. Old shelfmark in pencil: ‘Engelbert H 119'. Philip Bliss (1787-1857); initial p written before the signature b on b1r, followed by no. ‘36'; on front pastedown a note: ‘of Lumley, Chancery Lane'; Edward Lumley (fl. 1842-1853).

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Bliss I 2907.

SHELFMARK: Bliss A 176.

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