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Bod-Inc: D-183

Duranti, Guilelmus

Rationale divinorum officiorum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Table of contents.] Incipit: ‘Rationalis (diuinorum offitiorum) libri registrum sub numero foliorum . . .’

[a3r] Guilhelmus Minatensis; [Duranti, Guilelmus]: Rationale divinorum officiorum. See D‑178.


Imprint: Ulm: Johann Zainer, 3 Dec. 1473. Folio.


Collation: [a12 b–g10 h8+1 i–z aa bb10 cc8 dd10.]

Remarks: Collation as GW, not as BMC.

Illustrations: Woodcut border and initials.


ISTC: id00407000

GW: GW 9105;

Hain: HC *6474;

Goff: Goff D‑407;

BMC: BMC II 521;

Proctor: Pr 2498;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑326; Sack, Freiburg, 1313; Sheppard 1787; Wegener, Zainer, 29.

LCN: 14887444


Copy number: D-183(1)

Binding: Much worn contemporary German blind-tooled leather over wooden boards; metal bosses along the edges of both covers; one centre-piece and four corner-pieces on each cover and two clasps lost. Contemporary manuscript title on a rectangular paper label at head of upper cover. Seventeenth-century manuscript title on a square paper label at head of the spine. On both covers fillets form a frame subdivided into triangular compartments by fillets forming a saltire.

Size: 420 × 290 × 80 mm.

Size of leaf: 400 × 275 mm.

Fragments from a twelfth-century manuscript on parchment used as reinforcing pieces for the spine.

A few early marginal notes.

Woodcut initial on [a3r] coloured in green, red, blue, and yellow; principal initials are supplied in the same palette; other initials, foliation, and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; old shelfmark ‘Inc. typ. Nro 744' and ‘Duplum' on front pastedown. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 2.21.

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