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Bod-Inc: G-080

Gerardus de Zutphania

De spiritualibus ascensionibus, et al.


Analysis of Content

[A1r] [Title-page.] ‘Tractatus de spiritualibus ascensionibus'.

[A2r] Gerardus de Zutphania: De spiritualibus ascensionibus. See G‑079.

N6r [David de Augusta: De exterioris et interioris hominis compositione Lib. II, 1.] ‘De quattuor in quibus incipientes deo seruire debent esse cauti si proficere uolunt'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uatuor autem sunt in quibus noni(!) et incipientes . . . ’ Explicit: O propter Christum pati et ita intrare in gloriam suam See G‑079. Part II.

O1r [Title-page.] ‘De uita et beneficiis saluatoris Iesu Christi deuotissime meditationes cum gratiarum actione'.

O2r [Thomas a Kempis: Meditationes de vita Christi.] ‘Prefatio'. Thomas à Kempis, Opera, ed. M. J. Pohl, 7 vols (Freiburg im Breisgau, 1902-22), V 3.

O2r [Thomas a Kempis: Meditationes de vita Christi.] Incipit: ‘Incipiunt deuote gratiarum actiones de tota uita mediatoris dei et hominum Ihesu Christi. Et primo oratio multum excitantia ad laudandum deum. [D]omine deus meus laudare te desidero . . .’ Thomas à Kempis, Opera, ed. Pohl, V 4-214; see also VL IX 862-82. Often ascribed to Thomas à Kempis but also to Henricus Arnoldi; see Kent Emery Jr, Dionysii Cartusiensis Opera Selecta: Prolegomena: Bibliotheca Manuscripta: 1B: Studia Bibliographia, CCCM 121A (Turnholt, 1991), 375-7. Part III.

[Ee1r] [Title-page.]

[Ee2r] [Bertholdus]: Horologium devotionis. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam secundum beatum Gregorium, “Omnis Christi actio nostra est instructio” . . .’ See B‑232.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Prüss, c.1488-93]. 8°.

Remarks: As dated by BMC. GW dates to [c.1488/94]. In three parts: (1) De spiritualibus ascensionibus; (2) Meditationes; (3) Horologium. Found separately or in any combination.


Collation: Part I: [A] B–N8; part II: O–DD8; part III: [Ee] Ff–Pp8.

Illustrations: One woodcut.


ISTC: ig00176000

GW: GW 10688;

Hain: HC *16294 (I); H *2991 = *8929 (III); C 3954 (II);

Goff: Goff G‑176;

BMC: BMC I 126;

Proctor: Pr 564 (I), 564A (III);

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑126; Sack, Freiburg, 1529; Schramm XX p. 27 (III); Schreiber V 4097 (I), 3445 (III); Sheppard 431 (III).

LCN: 14002803


Copy number: G-080(1)

Bertholdus, Horologium devotionis only; wanting [Ee1].

Bound with A‑216; see there for details of binding and provenance see A‑216.

Size of leaf: 141 × 98 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Occasional early corrections to the text.

SHELFMARK: Inc. f. N1.1487.1(1).

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