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Bod-Inc: G-130

Gerson, Johannes

De simplificatione cordis, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Gerson, Johannes: ‘De simplificatione stabilicione seu mundificacione cordis.’ Gerson, Oeuvres, VIII no. 411, 85-97.

[b5v] Gerson, Johannes: ‘De directione seu rectitudine cordis.’ Gerson, Oeuvres, VIII no. 412, 97-115.

[d2v] Gerson, Johannes: De perfectione cordis. see G‑121.

[f3r] Gerson, Johannes: Trilogium astrologiae theologisatae. Gerson, Oeuvres, X no. 501, 90-109.

[h4v] Gerson, Johannes: Contra superstitiosam dierum observantiam. Gerson, Oeuvres, X no. 503, 116-21, ending imperfectly.

[h8v] Gerson, Johannes: Contra superstitionem sculpturae leonis. ‘Aduersus doctrinam cuiusdam medici delati in Monte Pessulano sculpentis in numismate figuram leonis cum certis caracteribus pro curatione renum.’ Gerson, Oeuvres, X no. 506, 131-3, without the description of the engraving.

[i3r] Gerson, Johannes: De observatione dierum quantum ad opera. Gerson, Oeuvres, X no. 505, 128-30.


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, c.1470]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by GW; Sheppard dates [not before 1470], BSB‑Ink [c.1472].


Collation: [a–h8 i6].


ISTC: ig00270000

GW: GW 10830;

Hain: HC *7681;

Goff: Goff G‑270;

BMC: BMC I 190;

Proctor: Pr 873;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑171; Oates 374-6; Sheppard 658; Voulliéme, Köln, 499.

LCN: 14876579


Copy number: G-130(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß. Dyed parchment index tabs.

Size: 223 × 152 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 212 × 140 mm.

The gatherings are signed f–o in early pencil.

Initials are supplied in blue, with purple pen-work infill and decoration, or in red; paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1710. Perhaps the copy purchased, as one of nine volumes of ‘tractatus varii', for £4. 4. 6; see Books Purchased (1835), 11.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.49.

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