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Bod-Inc: G-328

Guilelmus Parisiensis

Postilla super epistolas et evangelia.


Analysis of Content

Part I.

1a1r [Title-page.]

1a2r [Evangelia.] Incipit: ‘[I]n illo tempore; cum appropinquasset Hierosolimis . . .’

1a2r Guilelmus Parisiensis [pseudo-; Herolt, Johannes]: Postilla super evangelia. Incipit: ‘  “[C]um appropinquassent Hierosolimis” Math. xxi, Mar. xi, Lu. xix, Johan. xii [Mt 21,1; Mc 11,1; Lc 19,29; cf. Io 12,12]. Historia huius euangelii facta est . . .’ See G‑318.

Part II.

2a1v Guilelmus Parisiensis [pseudo-; Herolt, Johannes: Introductory preface.] Incipit: ‘[V]itam bonam et exitum beatum. Ego frater Guilermus sacre theologie professor . . .’

2a1v [List of doctors of the Church, with abbreviations of their names.] Incipit: ‘Sunt hec doctorum nomina. Sancti Augustini, Sancti Gregorii . . .’

2a1v ‘Ad quos sanctus Paulus scripsit epistolas.’ Incipit: ‘Romani sunt qui in partibus Italie . . .’

2a2r [Epistolae.] Incipit: ‘[F]ratres, scientes quia hora est iam nos de somno surgere . . .’

2a2r 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.


Imprint: Augsburg: Johann Schönsperger, 25 Jan. 1494. 4°.

Remarks: The date of the imprint differs from the date of the ‘Mora', 1491. This may indicate that this edition was dependent on an edition printed in 1491; cf. G‑318.


Collation: Part I: a–m8 n6; part II: a–f8 g h6.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ig00696000

GW: GW 12004;

Hain: H *8286;

Goff: Goff G‑696;

Proctor: Pr 1778;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑170; Goff, ‘Postilla', 82; Schreiber V 4151; Sheppard 1295.

LCN: 14459495


Copy number: G-328(1)

Wanting the blank leaves n6 and2 h6.

Leaf1 a1 repaired and backed.

Binding: Eighteenth-century English quarter parchment(?); marbled paper boards; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 195 × 140 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 185 × 128 mm.

Occasional early marginal corrections to the text in black ink.

On l4r a two-line initial ‘I', with human face, is supplied in black ink, with another similar letter in the margin. Some woodcuts coloured in red, yellow, green, and brown.

Provenance: William Dyngelle/Dyngley (sixteenth century); signature on2 h5r. ‘681' in black ink on the verso of the front endleaf in an eighteenth-century(?) hand, and on label on spine. Date of acquisition unknown; not found in Fysher, Catalogus (1738), under ‘G'; ‘Catalogus Bibliothecae Novae', fol. 147, with the old shelfmark changed to the present one.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. 1Q 4.13.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.11.

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