Gregorius I, Pont. Max.
Dialogorum libri quattuor.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Gregorius I, Pont. Max.: Dialogorum libri quattuor. ed. Adalbert de Vogüé, Sources chrétiennes 260, 265 (Paris, 1979-80); see CPL 1713; the ascription to Gregorius has been doubted by Francis Clark, The Pseudo-Gregorian Dialogues, 2 vols (Leiden, 1987).
Imprint: [Strasbourg: Heinrich Eggestein, c.1472-4]. Folio.
Remarks: The copy in the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, was rubricated in 1473.
Collation: [a–e10 f8].
GW: GW 11393;
Hain: H *7957;
Goff: Goff G‑399;
BMC: BMC I 71;
Proctor: Pr 276;
Others: BSB‑Ink G‑293; Oates 114; Sheppard 188.
Copy number: G-193(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.
Size: 316 × 221 × 16 mm.
Size of leaf: 306 × 210 mm.
On [a1r] a four-line initial ‘Q' is supplied in blue, with red pen-work infill, decoration, and extensions into the margins; on [b1v] a six-line initial ‘F' is supplied in red, with red infill and decoration; and on [c3r] a five-line initial ‘C' is supplied in blue with red infill. Other two- and three-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, are supplied in blue or red; paragraph marks and some rubrics in red. Capital strokes and underlining in red, also some capitals touched with yellow wash.
Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1960. Purchased for £2. 17. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 12.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 3.1.
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