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Bod-Inc: G-322

Guilelmus Parisiensis

Postilla super epistolas et evangelia.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.]

[a2r] Guilelmus Parisiensis [pseudo-; Herolt, Johannes: Introductory preface.] Incipit: ‘[V]itam bonam et exitum beatum. Ego frater Guillermus sacre theologie professor . . .’

[a2r] [List of doctors of the Church, with abbreviations of their names.] Incipit: ‘Sunt autem hec doctorum nomina. Sancti Augustini, Sancti Gregorii . . .’

[a2v] ‘Ad quos sanctus Paulus scripsit epistolas.’ Incipit: ‘Romani. Sunt qui in partibus Ytalie . . .’

[a3r] [Epistolae.] Incipit: ‘[F]ratres, scientes quia hora est iam nos de somno surgere . . .’

[a3r] Guilelmus Parisiensis [pseudo-; Herolt, Johannes]: Postilla super epistolas. Incipit: ‘  “[F]ratres, scientes quia hora est iam nos de somno surgere”. Verba preposita orginaliter ad Romanos xiii capitulo sunt scripta . . .’ See G‑318.

[k1r] [Evangelia.] Incipit: ‘[I]n illo tempore; cum appropinquassent Hierosolimis . . .’

[k1r] Guilelmus Parisiensis [pseudo-; Herolt, Johannes]: Postilla super evangelia. Incipit: ‘  “[C]um appropinquassent Hierosolimis” Math. xxi, Mar. xi, Luc. xix, Joh. xii [Mt 21,1; Mc 11,1; Lc 19,29; cf. Io 12,12]. Historia huius euangelii facta est . . .’ See G‑318.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner), not before 1483]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by GW, using the ‘Mora'; cf. G‑318.


Collation: [a–q8.6 r–y6.8].


ISTC: ig00661000

GW: GW 11953;

Hain: H *8237;

Goff: Goff G‑661;

BMC: BMC I 131;

Proctor: Pr 587;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑148; Goff, ‘Postilla', 22; Sheppard 455.

LCN: 14459588


Copy number: G-322(1)

Bound with:
2. Johannes Ferus (Johann Wild), Postilla de sanctis. Cologne: the Heirs of Arnold Birckmann, 1558.

Leaf [s1] is misbound between [r3] and [r4].

Binding: Sixteenth-century English calf, two catches and clasps lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at tail of the upper cover. Both covers are decorated with a frame of fillets in blind, also a single fillet in gilt. The upper cover is in gilt with the arms and the lower cover with the crest of George Carey, 2nd Lord Hunsdon, both surrounded by the Garter. The spine is decorated with a small gilt fleuron. ‘7' in black ink on fore-edge.

Size: 297 × 209 × 63 mm.

Size of leaf: 287 × 182 mm.

On [a1r] in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century English(?) hand, ‘Iste liber factus est in ciuitate Lionis anno domini millesimo cccc lxxx viii.’

Provenance: George Carey, 2nd Lord Hunsdon (1547-1603); see Benefactors' Register I 8; James, Catalogus (1605), 60; on the first leaf, it has the ‘R' also found in A‑277, A‑356, G‑005(1); see Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 11. Presented by Lord Hunsdon in 1601.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: G 1. 3 Th. (James).

SHELFMARK: G 8. 7(1) Th.

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