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Bod-Inc: E-079

Expositio Hymnorum Secundum usum Sarum


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r [Preface.] Incipit: ‘Iste liber dicitur liber hymnorum. Et est hymnus laus dei cum cantico. Nota ergo quod . . .’

A2r [Hymnarius.] Incipit: ‘[C]onditor alme syderum eterna lux credentium . . .’

A2r Expositio hymnorum. Incipit: ‘Materia huius hymni est de aduentu Christi et incarnatione eiusdem . . .’ Explicit: in sublime et in celim orans Christum See E‑068, ‘Sa' type.

M3r ‘Tabula hymnorum'.


Imprint: London: Richard Pynson, [1497]. 4°.

Remarks: Issued with Duff 140 (II).


Collation: A–H6 I4 K L6 M4.

Illustrations: Two woodcuts, on A1r see Hodnett 348, no. 1508 and pl. 140, on A1v Hodnett 349, no. 1509 and pl. 141; see also BMC.


ISTC: ie00163500

Hain: H 6790 (I);


Proctor: Pr 9788;

Others: Duff 140 (I); Rhodes 755 (I); Sheppard 7547; STC 16112 (I).


Copy number: E-079(1)

Bound with:
2. Expositio sequentiarum secundum usum Sarum. London: Richard Pynson, 1497 (S‑174C).

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century paper boards.

Size: 205 × 147 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 140 mm.

Partial rubrication on A2r only: an initial is supplied in red, with capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Old shelfmark: ‘B. [ ]. 11. 327' on A1r of item 1. William Lloyd (1627-1717). Richard Gough (1735-1809); inscription on recto of front endleaf of item 1: ‘R. G[ough] ex libris Gulielmi Lloyd Episcopi Wigorniensis. Feb. 9 1775. 10/6'. Bequeathed in 1809.

SHELFMARK: Gough Missals 143(1).

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