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Bod-Inc: G-196

Gregorius I, Pont. Max.

Dialogorum libri quattuor.


Analysis of Content

a2r [Summary of contents.] Incipit: ‘[I]storum librorum quatuor Dyalogorum beati Gregorii . . .’

a2r ‘Capitula libri primi.’ Each book is preceded by a table of contents.

a4r Gregorius I, Pont. Max.: Dialogorum libri quattuor. See G‑193.


Imprint: [Cologne]: Bartholomaeus de Unkel, [c.1481-3]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; BSB‑Ink dates [c.1480].


Collation: a–t8.


ISTC: ig00404000

GW: GW 11398;

Hain: HC *7962;

Goff: Goff G‑404;

BMC: BMC I 243;

Proctor: Pr 1148;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑296; Oates 638; Sack, Freiburg, 1614; Sheppard 874; Voulliéme, Köln, 506.

LCN: 14556409


Copy number: G-196(1)

According to a manuscript list of contents on a1r, previously bound with:
2. Isidorus Hispalensis, De summo bono;
3. Johannes de Lapide, Resolutio dubiorum circa missam contingentiam;
4. Michael de Hungaria, Sermones.

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

Size: 213 × 150 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 140 mm.

Some early marginal notes, including titles and ‘nota' marks; underlining in the text in black ink. Manuscript list of contents in a seventeenth-century(?) hand on a1r (see above).

One- to four-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red. Running book numbers in lower margin in black ink in an early hand.

Provenance: Manuscript date of acquisition ‘1483' on a1r. Ex libris inscription cut away from upper margin of a2r. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1871. Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1836), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf. 1.26.

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