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Bod-Inc: G-334

Guilelmus Peraldus

Summa de virtutibus et vitiis.


Analysis of Content

Part I.

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [Note on the table of contents.] Incipit: ‘[A]d noticiam infrascripte tabule super summam virtutum et vicium sciendum quod . . .’

a1v [Table of contents.]

2a1r Guilelmus Peraldus: Summa de virtutibus. ‘Reuerendissimi ac eximii sacre theologie doctoris fratris Gulielmi Paraldi episcopi Lugdunensis ex sacro ordine predicatorum. In summam suam de virtutibus et vitiis. Prologus feliciter incipit et cetera.’ Incipit: ‘[C]um circa vtilia studere debeamus . . . [S]i separaueris preciosum a vili . . .’ See G‑332.

Part II.

A1r Guilelmus Peraldus: Summa de vitiis. ‘Reuerendissimi ac eximii sacre theologie doctoris fratris Gulielmi Paraldi episcopi Lugdonensis ex sacro ordine predicatorum. In summam suam de vitiis feliciter incipit et cetera.’ Incipit: ‘[D]icturi sumus de singulis vitiis cum oportunitas se offert . . . [P]rimo dicemus de his que faciunt ad detestationem huius vicii . . .’ See G‑332.


Imprint: Venice: Paganinus de Paganinis, 20 Dec. 1497. 8°.


Collation: a12 2a–z [et]8 [con]4 A–V8.

Illustrations: Woodcut.


ISTC: ip00087000

GW: GW 12056;

Hain: HC *12391;

Goff: Goff P‑87;

BMC: BMC V 459;

Proctor: Pr 5175;

Others: Sack, Freiburg, 1756; Sander 5412; Sheppard 4272.

LCN: 14442859


Copy number: G-334(1)

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled leather over wooden boards; two clasps and catches lost. Triple fillets form a triple frame. Within the outer frame a cross flory stamp; within the inner frame, ‘Maria' scrolls and small circular rosettes; in the inner rectangle the cross stamps and different floral stamps. On the lower cover, in the inner rectangle are lozenge-shaped eagle stamps. On the spine a repeated flower-petal stamp. ‘465' on label on the lower part of the spine. Title along the upper edge. Strips of manuscript parchment, in a German(?) hand, used in the binding, and partly visible.

Size: 184 × 117 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 176 × 109 mm.

A single sheet with an engraving pasted on the rear pastedown: ‘Ein kurtz doch nützliche Lehr über den Sprüch (Ier 23) . . .: Kein besser ding auff Erden ist'; 7 lines of verse. It contains verses by Daniel Sudermann (1550-after 1631), for whom see DBInd IV 2011; published between 1618 and 1622, with engraving by Jacob von der Heyden (1573-1645), for whom see Allgemeine Lexicon der Bildenden Künstler (Leipzig, 1924), XVII 17.

Early inscription on rear endleaf: ‘Iste presens libellus habet plus in recessu quam in fronte promittit. R. R.' A few early marginal annotations, extracting key words, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands.

Two crossed arrows pointing upward supplied in brown ink in the space left for the initial on A1r and on the upper edge, probably associated with Leo Sagittarius.

Provenance: Sixtus Schenck (fl. 1530). Johannes Eckerius (fl. 1530); inscription on the front endleaf: ‘Dominus Sixtus Schenck plebanus in monaco apud sanctam Mariam dono dedit domino Johanni Eckerio plebano in Schefftlarn. Anno 1530.' Leo Sagittarius (sixteenth century); inscription on a1r: ‘In usum Leonis Sagittarij Schefftlarn.' Casparus Zerer (fl. 1594); inscription on a1r: ‘Frater Casparus Zerer Di. Jodocj pastor 1594'; Weissenau, Württemberg, diocese of Konstanz, Premonstratensians, SS. Petrus et Paulus; inscription ‘Monasterij Weissenauensis Anno 1615.' ‘Coelum politeuma p[ ]um est F. M. M. O. I. P.’ Purchased for 8 Marks from Joseph Baer & Co., 143. Lager-Catalog, no. 512; see Library Bills, 7 May 1884.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.24.

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