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Bod-Inc: G-121

Gerson, Johannes

De perfectione cordis.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Gerson, Johannes: De perfectione cordis. Gerson, Oeuvres, VIII no. 413, 116-33.

c4v [Advertisement.] Incipit: ‘Venales reperiuntur prope collegium Remense ad intersignium diui Stephani.’


Imprint: [Paris]: Félix Baligault, [1495-6]. 8°.


Collation: a b8 c4.


ISTC: ig00252000

GW: GW 10805;

Hain: C 2704;

Goff: Goff G‑252;


Proctor: Pr 8277;

Others: not in Sheppard.

LCN: 14877282


Copy number: G-121(1)

Binding: Sixteenth-century Flemish (Mechelen) blind-panelled calf over pasteboards, by Jan Tys; two ties lost; rebacked. On each cover intersecting fillets form a frame. In the inner rectangle is a repeated Annunciation panel, now well-worn. See Foot, ‘Monasteries and Dragons', 200, and n. 66, with the references given there; cf. the panels referred to in Goldschmidt no. 106, and also Weale R410.

Size: 145 × 100 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 138 × 94 mm.

On the verso of the final rear endleaf is a faint early inscription, unread.

On a1r a four-line initial ‘D' is supplied in blue; on b3r a two-line initial ‘O' in red.

Provenance: Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); armorial book-plate; purchased from Frederick Startridge Ellis in 1933 for £5. 0. 0; accession no. ‘1541'. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 23.4.

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