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Bod-Inc: G-218

Gregorius I, Pont. Max.

Moralia, sive Expositio in Job.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] [De inventione librorum Moralium Sancti Gregorii.] PL LXXV 507-10, with different ending, explicit: ‘ . . . huiusmodi libros comparantes.’

[a2r] Gregorius I, Pont. Max.: ‘Epistola' [addressed to] Leandrus, Bishop of Seville. See G‑217.

[a3v] Gregorius I, Pont. Max.: Moralia, sive Expositio in Job. See G‑217.

[R7v] [Explanatory note about the ‘Registrum'.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam quidem bonorum laborum gloriosus est fructus . . .’ Explicit: ‘et lilia iocundetur.’

[R7v] ‘Registrum.’


Imprint: [Basel: Berthold Ruppel, c.1472.] Folio.

Remarks: As dated by Sack, with the authorities cited there; GW dates [c.1472/4] (with references), BSB‑Ink [c.1469-70], Sheppard [c.1470].


Collation: [a–i10 k12 l–t10 v12 x–z A–E10 F–H8 J–S10 T13].


ISTC: ig00427200

GW: GW 11430;

Hain: H *7926;

Goff: Goff G‑426;


Proctor: Pr 7444;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑314; Sack, Freiburg, 1628; Sheppard 2295.

LCN: 14554885


Copy number: G-218(1)

Leaf [c2] is a cancel.

Binding: Contemporary (German?) plain pigskin over bevelled wooden boards, with metal catches; two clasps lost. Scar of manuscript label at head of the upper cover. Spine damaged; the upper cover loose.

Size: 408 × 300 × 123 mm.

Size of leaf: 400 × 287 mm.

‘Nota' marks and some early annotations in black ink.

Eight-line initials are supplied in black ink. Running book numbers are supplied in black ink in an early hand.

Provenance: Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Franciscans; cancelled inscription on [a1v]: ‘Franciscanorum Friburgi Brisgoiae'. Kenzingen, Baden-Württemberg, Franciscans; inscriptions on [a1v] and [a2r]: ‘[Franciscanorum] Kenzingae 1648' and ‘Franciscanorum Kensingensium N.12.3'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1955*. Purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 12.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q inf. 1.7.

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