Rationale divinorum officiorum.
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Guilhelmus Minatensis; [Duranti, Guilelmus]: Rationale divinorum officiorum. See D‑178.
Imprint: [Strasbourg: The R‑Printer (Johann Mentelin and Adolf Rusch), c.1470]. Folio.
Remarks: On the manuscript date in the Basel copy, previously read as 1464, see Erich von Rath, ‘Adolf Rusch und die Anfänge der Antiqua', Beiträge zur Inkunabelkunde, NF 2 (1938), 130-1, and Victor Scholderer, ‘Adolf Rusch and the Earliest Roman Types', Library, 4th ser., 20 (1939-40), 43-50.
Collation: [a–c10 d8 e–g10 h8 i–l10 m8 n–p10 q8+1 r–t10 v8 x y10 z A8].
GW: GW 9102;
Hain: H *6461;
Goff: Goff D‑405;
BMC: BMC I 60;
Proctor: Pr 230;
Others: BSB‑Ink D‑327; Hillard 755; Sack, Freiburg, 1312; Sheppard 212.
Copy number: D-179(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [a1].
Binding: Contemporary German pigskin over wooden boards, two clasps lost. On both covers fillets form a frame subdivided into triangular compartments.
Size: 412 × 290 × 75 mm.
Size of leaf: 402 × 274 mm.
A few early marginal notes.
Principal initials are supplied in red with pen-work mayflower decoration in brown ink. Running headlines, initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.
Provenance: Possibly Tegernsee, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Quirinus; on front pastedown a woodcut shelfmark ‘L 5.1.3°'. Old shelfmark ‘H VIII i'. Gabriell Näsibl (fifteenth/sixteenth-century); on front pastedown ‘A | M | H | Z | G Gabriell Näsibl'. Baumburg, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, S. Margareta; on [a2r] an inscription: ‘Monasterii Baumburg' in an eighteenth-century hand. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl.' on front pastedown. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q inf. 1.3.
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