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Bod-Inc: G-257

Gritsch, Johannes



Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Alphabetical table of contents.] ‘[O]peris egregii antea negligenter efficiati . . .’

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

K1r ‘Registrum de euangeliorum et epistolarum thematibus atque introductionibus tam dominicalium quam et festorum per anni circulum iuxta rubricam romanam. Et primo de dominicis secundo de festis incipit feliciter.’ Incipit: ‘De dominica prima aduentus domini. De epistola. [A]biiciamus opera tenebrarum . . .’

M5r [Colophon.]


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of the ‘Casus Breves Decretalium' (Georg Husner?) and Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], 31 Dec. 1495. Folio.

Remarks: The work of two presses; see Voulliéme, ZfB (1915), 312.


Collation: a–d8 e–z A–C6.8 D–M6.


ISTC: ig00508000

GW: GW 11560;

Hain: HC *8078;

Goff: Goff G‑508;

BMC: BMC I 161 and I 145;

Proctor: Pr 739;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑409; Oates 266.5; Sack, Freiburg, 1677; Sheppard 495-6.

LCN: 13887519


Copy number: G-257(1)

Binding: Contemporary German (Augsburg, Kyriß workshop no. 84) blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with metal clasps and catches. On the upper cover triple fillets form an intersecting triple frame; within the first frame, a crocketed cresting roll, within the second frame flower stamps, within the third frame a stag roll; in the inner rectangle is a repeated circular pelican stamp. On the lower cover triple fillets form an intersecting double frame; within the second frame a crocketed cresting roll; in the inner rectangle headed-outline tools make up merrythoughts. On the spine is a repeated circular floral stamp. See Kyriß pl. 171, no. 1-4.

Size: 295 × 201 × 59 mm.

Size of leaf: 278 × 190 mm.

On c1r a seven-line initial is supplied in blue; other initials and partial underlining of chapter headings supplied in red.

Provenance: Johannes Schaur (fl. c.1500); inscription on the front pastedown: ‘Iste liber pertinet Johanni Schaur et constat iiij th. p(?)'. Johannes Storch (fl. c.1500); on the front endleaf: ‘Sum Joannis Storch'. Bressanone, Convent of Poor Clares(?), S. Elizabetha; inscription on the front pastedown: ‘F. F. Min. Reform. Brixinae ad S. Elisabetham'. Purchased in 1963 from the funds of Bodley's American Friends.

SHELFMARK: Don. d.222.

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