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Bod-Inc: G-132

Gerson, Johannes

De vita, aegritudine et morte spirituali animae, et al.


Analysis of Content

a2r Gerson, Johannes: [Letter addressed to] Petrus [de Aliaco]. Gerson, Oeuvres, II no. 14, 63-4.

a4r Gerson, Johannes: De vita, aegritudine et morte spirituali animae. Gerson, Oeuvres, III no. 97, 113-202.

m8v Gerson, Johannes: Lectiones super Marcum 1,2. Gerson, Oeuvres, III no. 89, 26-36.

o2v Gerson, Johannes: [De Johannis Prophetia.] Gerson, Oeuvres, III no. 96, 109-13.

o6r Gerson, Johannes: [Super Marcum 1,2.] Gerson, Oeuvres, III no. 89, 36.

o6r Gerson, Johannes: [De duplici logica.] Gerson, Oeuvres, III no. 91, 57-63.

p5r Gerson, Johannes: [De comparatione vitae contemplativae ad activam.] Gerson, Oeuvres, III no. 92, 63-77.


Imprint: Gouda: Gerard Leeu, 15 Sept. 1480. 4°.


Collation: a–p8 q r6.


ISTC: ig00276000

GW: GW 10833;

Hain: HC 7674;

Goff: Goff G‑276;


Proctor: Pr 8922;

Others: Campbell 811; HPT II 417; ILC 1094; Oates 3393; Sheppard 6893-4.

LCN: 14876573


Copy number: G-132(1)

Wanting m3.6 and the blank leaf r6.

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

Size: 206 × 147 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 196 × 127 mm.

Contemporary manuscript title on a1r: ‘lectiones Gerson.’

On a2r a four-line initial ‘B' is supplied in red, with reserved white decoration and purple pen-work infill and decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1707. Perhaps the copy purchased, as one of nine volumes of ‘tractatus varii', for £4. 4. 6; see Books Purchased (1835), 11.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.36.

Copy number: G-132(2)

Wanting a8 and the blank leaves a1 and r6.

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) mottled calf; single gold foliate roll on both covers; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 202 × 141 × 24 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 125 mm.

Partial rubrication in gatherings a–c only: some initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; some capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Bruges, Flanders, Jesuits; very faint inscription on a2r: ‘Collegii Societatis Jesu Brugis'. Perhaps the copy acquired in 1896; see pencil note on a2r: ‘D.14.12.96'; possibly purchsed for Fl. 6 from S. Kende, Heumühlsgasse 3, Vienna, Catalogue (1896), no. 292, ‘Gerson'; catalogue not in the Bodleian; see Library Bills, 5 Aug. 1896.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. N7.1480.1.

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