Rationale divinorum officiorum.
Analysis of Content
[a2r] [Table of contents.] Incipit: ‘Iste liber diuiditur in octo libros. Primus liber habet nouem rubricas . . .’
[a3r] Duranti Minacensis, Guilelmus: Rationale divinorum officiorum. See D‑187.
Imprint: Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 19 Apr. 1480. Folio.
Collation: [a12+1 b–l8 m10 n–z A8.]
GW: GW 9121;
Hain: HC *6483;
Goff: Goff D‑422;
BMC: BMC II 418;
Proctor: Pr 1996;
Others: BSB‑Ink D‑341; Sheppard 1459.
Copy number: D-188(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf (c.1825) for the Bodleian Library; the spine gold-tooled; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers. Knotted parchment index tabs.
Size: 312 × 228 × 40 mm.
Size of leaf: 301 × 210 mm.
On [a3r] a 16-line initial Q is supplied in interlocked red and blue within a pale pink frame of mayflowers; in the area defined by the letter is foliate pen-work decoration in red and reserved white on a green gound; some other principal initials are supplied in a similar style. The nine-line initial on [a3r] and some smaller initials are supplied in a similar style. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; red capital strokes and underlining.
Provenance: Coesfeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Collis Mariae (Marienbrink), Augustinian Nuns; on parchment endleaf an inscription: ‘Liber domus Sororum Collismarie in Coesfeldia'. Johannes Ignaz Zur Mühlen (eighteenth century); on [a1v] armorial book-plate, see Warnecke 1334. On [a1v] an inscription: ‘Purchased at Hamburgh 1825' for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1825), 9.
SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 2.8.
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