Sententiarum variationes, seu Synonyma [Latin and German].
Analysis of Content
[a2r] [Alphabetical index.]
[c2r] Fliscus, Stephanus: [Letter addressed to] Johannes Meliorantius. Incipit: ‘Cum superiora verborum sinonima . . .’ Saxius 482.
[c3r] Fliscus, Stephanus: Sententiarum variationes, seu Synonyma [Latin and German]. Incipit: ‘De suffragio . . .’
Imprint: [Augsburg: Johann Bämler, c.1479]. 4°.
Remarks: Assigned by GW to [Johann Bämler], by Proctor, BMC, and Sheppard to [Günther Zainer].
Collation: [a b10 c–v8 x10]; collation not as BMC.
Illustrations: Woodcut initials.
GW: GW 10002;
Hain: HC 7137;
BMC: BMC II 327;
Proctor: Pr 1558;
Others: BSB‑Ink F‑139; Sheppard 1172.
Copy number: F-068(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [x10].
On [a1], [b10] and [x9] blind impressions of bearer type.
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, one metal clasp. On both covers fillets form a double frame; the inner rectangle is divided by triple fillets into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments. In the inner frame, a five-petalled flower and a foliate staff; in the outer frame, a blind-tooled scroll lettered ‘maria' and a larger five-petalled flower.
Size: 212 × 140 × 60 mm.
Size of leaf: 198 × 136 mm.
Marginal numbering in an early hand.
Provenance: Buxheim, Bavaria, Carthusians, BVM; on [a2r] an inscription: ‘Carthusiæ in Buxheim'. Graf von Ostein, 1803. Presumably sold in 1883 by Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim (1820-1895); not identified in Buxheim sale; see Honemann, ‘Buxheim Collection', Bod13. Purchased for 24 Marks from Albert Cohn; see Library Bills, 25 Feb. 1886.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.36.
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