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Bod-Inc: G-133

Gerson, Johannes

De mendicitate spirituali.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Gerson, Johannes: De mendicitate spirituali. Incipit: ‘[I]ncipit secretum colloquium hominis contemplatiui ad animam . . .’ Explicit:` . . .amare, adorare et laudare. Amen.’

[i3r] [Gerson, Johannes]: ‘Hic anima Christi sponsa se humiliter accusat . . .’ Incipit: ‘[O] Jhesu virginitatis sponse, Jhesu castitatis fidelis amice . . .’ French version in Glorieux.


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

Remarks: As dated by GW; Sheppard dates [not before 1470].


Collation: [a–g8 h i6].


ISTC: ig00232000

GW: GW 10838;

Hain: H *7675;

Goff: Goff G‑232;

BMC: BMC I 187;

Proctor: Pr 855;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑156; Oates 345; Rhodes 832; Sheppard 657; Voulliéme, Köln, 494.

LCN: 14877258


Copy number: G-133(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) half parchment; leather index tabs; marbled paper boards.

Size: 222 × 158 × 18 mm.

Size of leaf: 215 × 150 mm.

Contemporary manuscript catchwords at the end of each gathering; the sheets of each gathering are numbered in early red ink, now mainly shaved off.

Initials, some with extensions into the margins, paragraph marks, and names of participants in dialogue are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' and no. ‘873.a' in pencil on [a1r]. Purchased for £1. 16. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 49.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.82.

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