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.
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.
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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