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Bod-Inc: E-028

Eruditorium Poenitentiale


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Eruditorium poenitentiale. Incipit: ‘O homo surge qui dormis. [A]d Deum querendum . . .’ Not in J. Dietterle, ‘Die “Summæ confessorum”  ’, ZfK 26 (1905), 350-62; ZfK 27 (1906), 166-88; or Pierre Michaud-Quantin, Sommes de casuistique et manuels de confession au Moyen Ǎge, Analecta Mediævalia Namurcensia, 13 (Louvain, 1962).


Imprint: [Paris: Antoine Caillaut, c.1490]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by GW and Sheppard; Hillard dates [c.1488-90].


Collation: a–h8 i k6.

Illustrations: 17 woodcuts; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ie00108000

GW: GW 9391;

Hain: HC 13152;

Goff: Goff E‑108;


Proctor: Pr 8793;

Others: Hillard 773; Sheppard 6188.

LCN: 14865856


Copy number: E-028(1)

Wanting a1 (the title-leaf).

Leaf a2v, l. 4 reads ‘ . . . Sur-| rexit . . .', not as BMC; leaf g1r, l. 1 reads ‘nolunt emēdare iniurias quas fecerūt aliis. Aug.'; k6v, lines 14-15 (lines 13-14 in BMC) read ‘rent abſtinere ac mundari ab omni crimine. et iſta | ſufficiant.' According to Sheppard, the BL copy appears to be made up from both editions, but the description is not conclusive. The woodcut of Death in the BL copy is on a7r, here on a6v.

Binding: Eighteenth-century half calf.

Size: 200 × 137 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 193 × 127 mm.

Provenance: Claude Paris, perhaps to be identified with Claude Paris (1636-1711); on k6v an inscription: ‘Claude paris presbiter cure du Thil'. Beauvais, Picardy, Benedictines, S. Petrus, later S. Lucianus; on a2r an inscription: ‘Monasterij Sanctj Lucianj Bellouacensis Congregationis Sanctj Maurj 1669'. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 63.

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