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Bod-Inc: G-253

Gritsch, Johannes



Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Alphabetical table of contents.] ‘Tabula presens alphabetica totum in huius libri processum expassa . . .’

[c1r] Gritsch, Johannes [pseudo-; Gritsch, Conradus]: Quadragesimale. ‘Quadragesimale fratris Iohannis Gritsch ordinis fratrum minorum doctoris eximij per totum anni spacium deseruiens cum thematum euangeliorum et epistolarum introductionibus et tabula peroptima incipit feliciter.’ Incipit: ‘[Sermo]. “[C]um ieiunatis nolite fieri sicut ypocrite tristes”. Matheus .vi. [Mt 6,16] A. Secundum naturales . . .’ See G‑251.

[z6r] ‘Registrum de euangeliorum ac epistolarum thematibus atque introductionibus tam dominicalium quam et festorum per anni circulum. Et primo de dominicis secundo de festis. Incipit feliciter.’ Incipit: ‘De dominica prima aduentus domini. [A]biiciamus opera tenebrarum . . .’


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis (Georg Reyser?), not after 1477]. Folio.

Remarks: Printed in type 2 of the editions ascribed by Ohly to Georg Reyser.


Collation: [a8 b–d10 e f8 g–i10 k–n8 o p10 q r8 s8+1 t v10 x y8 z A10].


ISTC: ig00493000

GW: GW 11541;

Hain: H *8059;

Goff: Goff G‑493;

BMC: BMC I 81;

Proctor: Pr 330;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑394; Ohly, ‘Reyser', 32; Sack, Freiburg, 1670; Sheppard 256.

LCN: 14457158


Copy number: G-253(1)

Binding: Contemporary red sheep over bevelled wooden boards; central boss and corner-pieces lost.

Size: 413 × 292 × 79 mm.

Size of leaf: 398 × 282 mm.

Some marginal annotations, extracting key words, in the same hand. Between [c8] and [c9] a bookmark with incipits of collects for some days of the liturgical year; on its verso: ‘Frater Udalricus Amen', in a seventeenth-century(?) hand.

On [c1r] a six-line initial is supplied in red with brown infill decoration. Other initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Andechs, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Nicolaus; inscription on the front pastedown: ‘Iste liber attinet monasterio sancti Nicolai in monte sancto Andezz | in quo continetur ista | Quadragesimale Grisch cum tabula'; on the front endleaf a fifteenth-century inscription: ‘Monasterio Andex attinet liber iste utilissimus.' Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' on the verso of the front endleaf and on [a1r]. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 2.16.

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