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Bod-Inc: E-073

Expositio Hymnorum


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v [Preface.] Incipit: ‘Iste liber dicitur liber hymnorum. Hymnus dicitur laus dei cum cantico . . .’

A1v [Hymnarius.] Incipit: ‘[P]rimo dierum omnium quo mundus extat conditus . . .’

A1v [Hilarius]: Expositio hymnorum. Incipit: ‘  “[P]rimo dierum omnium”. Materia huius hymni est commendatio . . .’ Explicit: simul peraclito in sempiterna secula See E‑068, different from ‘Q' type.

I5v ‘Tabula hymnorum.’


Imprint: Reutlingen: Michel Greyff, 1496. 4°.


Collation: A–I6.

Illustrations: Woodcut on A1r: see Schramm.


ISTC: ie00154000

Hain: H *6787;

Goff: Goff E‑154;

BMC: BMC II 582;

Proctor: Pr 2745;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑267; Sack, Freiburg, 1934; Schramm IX p. 20 and pl. 93, no. 606; Schreiber V 3936; Sheppard 1965.

LCN: 14536221


Copy number: E-073(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 214 × 152 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 207 × 138 mm.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' and no. ‘21' in pencil on A1r. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.73.

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