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Bod-Inc: G-143

Gesta Romanorum


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Gesta Romanorum [Cap. 1-136, 138-63, 137, 164-81]. ‘Ex gestis Romanorum hystorie notabiles: de vitiis virtutibusque tractantes cum applicacionibus moralizatis et misticis.’ Die Gesta Romanorum, ed. Hermann Oesterley (Berlin, 1872, reprint Hildesheim, 1963). See also Walter Röll, ‘Zur Überlieferungsgeschichte der Gesta Romanorum', Mittellateinisches Jahrbuch, 21 (1986), 208-29, and VL III 25-34.

[q10v] [Colophon.]

[q10v] [Table of contents.]


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, after 1472]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by GW; Sheppard dates [c.1473].


Collation: [a–r10].


ISTC: ig00280000

GW: GW 10882;

Hain: H 7734;

Goff: Goff G‑280;

BMC: BMC I 196;

Proctor: Pr 892;

Others: Sheppard 689; Voulliéme, Köln, 500.

LCN: 14110802


Copy number: G-143(1)

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

Size: 276 × 195 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 266 × 186 mm.

On [a1r]: ‘Audi vive tace si tu voles vivere pace' in an early hand.

Five-, four-, three, and two-line initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter heading are supplied in red; capitals marked in red, all in a contemporary hand.

Provenance: Ludovicus Proist (fl. 1589); on [a1r]: ‘Hic presens dono datus est Ludovico Proist presbitero, anno 1589 Traiecti m'. ‘Vincentius Teneramundanus' (Termonde, East Flanders), written on [a1r] in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand. Maastricht, Brabant, Capuchins; on [a1v]: ‘Capucinorum Etrajectensium', seventeenth-century hand. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1824. Purchased for £3. 8. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 11.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.28.

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