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Gregorius I, Pont. Max.

Dialogorum libri quattuor [German] Das buch der zwäyer red mit ainander, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Table of contents.]

[a3v] Gregorius I, Pont. Max.: Dialogorum libri quattuor [German] Das buch der zwäyer red mit ainander. Translated by Johannes von Speyer.] Incipit: ‘[E]ins tags als ich mit weltlicher Leüt geschäfft . . .’ See VL III 233-44, at 238-40, where K. Ruh argues that apart from the first few pages the incunable edition of this text is based on a SS. Ulrich and Afra manuscript, now Munich Staatsbibliothek cgm 754. Also Nigel F. Palmer, ‘Visio Tnugdali': The German and Dutch Translations and their Circulations in the Later Middle Ages (Munich, 1982), 406, no. 5/4; also VL IX 1142-6.

[o10v] [Colophon.]

[p1r] [Marcus]: Visio Tnugdali, sive de raptu animae [German]. ‘Die Gesicht Tundali.’ Incipit: ‘[E]s was zů ainen zeitten gelegen ein insel in Hybernia die was nahent bey Engenland . . .’ Translation ‘C', edition ‘Ci': see Palmer, ‘Visio Tnugdali’, 41, and, on the author, 10-15.

[r3r] Beda: Visio Fursei [German] Das Wunderzeichen des Bischoff Forsee. Incipit: ‘[D]er ersam andachtig priester und hochgelerte doctor Beda der schreibt . . .’ see VL I 661-2; Palmer, ‘Visio Tnugdali’, 414, no. 12; VL X 402-4.

[r5r] Speculum mundi [German]. ‘Spiegel der Welt.’ Incipit: ‘[I]n dem Land Sicilia da ligt ein Perg der Prinett . . .’ See Palmer, ‘Visio Tnugdali’, 420, no. 17.

[r9r] Ars moriendi: ‘Cum de presentiis' [German]. ‘Der Kunste des Sterben.’ Incipit: ‘[A]ls nun der gang des gegen würtigen Lebens von der armuot vmb vnuerstendikayt . . .’ See Rudolf, Ars moriendi, 79, n. 16.

[t6r] [Dionysius Carthusiensis pseudo-; Gerardus de Vliederhoven pseudo-]: Cordiale quattuor novissimorum [German]. ‘Die vier lesten Dinge.’ Incipit: ‘[B]edenck dein leste Ding so wirstu in ewig zeit . . .’ See VL II 1217-21, and R. F. M. Byrn, ‘Johann Bämlers Cordiale-Auszug vom Jahre 1473', Poesie und Gebrauchsliteratur im deutschen Mittelalter. Würzburger Colloquium 1978 (Tübingen, 1979), 95-105.


Imprint: [Augsburg: Johann Bämler at the Monastery of SS. Ulrich and Afra], 1473. Folio.


Collation: [a–f10 g8+1 h–s10 t8 v6].

Illustrations: Woodcut on [a1v].


ISTC: ig00408000

GW: GW 11405, 7517 (last tract only);

Hain: H *7970;

Goff: Goff G‑408;

BMC: BMC II 332, 339;

Proctor: Pr 1605 = 1631A;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑302; Oates 898; Schramm III ps. 4, 25; Schreiber V 4119; Sheppard 1193-4.

LCN: 14556381, 14556428


Copy number: G-201(1)

Wanting [a1].

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 316 × 222 × 42 mm.

Size of leaf: 306 × 203 mm.

Some early marginal annotations.

Two- and three-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1851), 30.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q inf. 1.8.

Copy number: G-201(2)

Leaves [r3-8] only.

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) grey/brown paper boards. Remains of leather index tab on [r3].

Size: 273 × 184 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 266 × 180 mm.

Partial rubrication: paragraph marks are supplied in red; some underlining in red.

Provenance: Ownership(?) inscription heavily erased from front pastedown. Purchased via Parker from [Theodor Oswald] ‘Weigel's Catalogue part III', no. 7928, for £0. 15. 9; see Library Bills (1862-40), bill dated 4 May 1863.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 4.56.

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