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Bod-Inc: G-323

Guilelmus Parisiensis

Postilla super epistolas et evangelia.


Analysis of Content

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

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.

A1r [Evangelia.] Incipit: ‘[I]n illo tempore; cum appropinquassent Iherosolimis . . .’

A1r Guilelmus Parisiensis [pseudo-; Herolt, Johannes]: Postilla super evangelia. Incipit: ‘  “[C]um appropinquassent Iherosolimis” Mat. xxi, Marc. xi, Lu. xix, Joh. xii [Mt 21,1; Mc 11,1; Lc 19,29; cf. Io 12,12]. Hystoria huius euangelii facta est . . .’ See G‑318.


Imprint: [Ulm]: Conrad Dinckmut, 1486. Folio.

Remarks: The date of the imprint coincides with the date of the ‘Mora'; cf. G‑318.


Collation: a b8 c d6 e–k8.6 l m8 A–Q8.6 R6 S8.


ISTC: ig00681000

GW: GW 11956;

Hain: H *8265;

Goff: Goff G‑681;

BMC: BMC II 535;

Proctor: Pr 2568;

Others: Amelung, Frühdruck, I 113; BSB‑Ink H‑153; Goff, ‘Postilla', 58; Sack, Freiburg, 1741; Sheppard 1846.

LCN: 14459559


Copy number: G-323(1)

Binding: Contemporary German (Ulm, Kyriß workshop no. 126) blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with metal clasp and catch. On both covers intersecting fillets form concentric frames. Inside the inner frame is a roll decorated with stags, human figures, and foliage (Kyriß pl. 253, no. 5). Further fillets form the inner rectangle, which on the upper cover is decorated with repeated merrythoughts (Kyriß pl. 253, no. 6) containing a fleuron, and, on the lower cover is divided by double fillets into triangular compartments each decorated with a lozenge-shaped lamb-and-flag stamp (Kyriß pl. 253, no. 3). Title at the head of the spine in faded black ink in a contemporary hand; a former pastedown is now Inc. b. G97.1(8); see A‑094(2).

Size: 293 × 204 × 70 mm.

Size of leaf: 274 × 187 mm.

Some early marginal notes.

Three- to six-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, are supplied in red; some capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Johann Wienner (fl. c.1475-1480). Buxheim, Bavaria, Carthusians, BVM, as gift from Wienner; inscriptions on a2r: ‘Cart. Buxheim'; ‘Hunc librum dedit nobis Johannes Wijenner baccalaureus artium impressor librorum de Augusta'; stamp on a3r: ‘Bibl. Buxheim'; shelfmark ‘D 296' on printed label on the spine. Graf von Ostein (fl. 1803). Sold in 1883 by Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim (1820-1895); Buxheim sale, lot 3219. Purchased by Falconer Madan for the Bodleian for 10 Marks; see Library Bills, 19 Feb. 1884; pencil note on a1r: [Falconer] ‘Madan 1884 (from Buxheim). Sale no. 3219. Hain 8265.'; see also Honemann, ‘Buxheim Collection', Bod17.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.15.

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