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Bod-Inc: H-028

Henricus de Langenstein

Tractatus de arte praedicandi.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Henricus de Hassia [Langenstein pseudo-]: Tractatus de arte praedicandi. ‘Tractatulus eximii doctoris Henrici de Hassia. De arte predicandi feliciter incipit.’ H. Caplan, Of Eloquence, Studies in Ancient and Medieval Rethoric (Ithaca, NY, and London, 1970), 143-57; see also Hohmann 16*. Erroneously attributed to Henricus de Langenstein; see T. M. Charland, Artes praedicandi (Paris, 1936), 43.


Imprint: [Leipzig: Wolfgang Stöckel, c.1500]. 4°.

Remarks: As assigned by Sheppard. Pr assigns to [Strasbourg: Martin Flach]. BSB‑Ink dates [c.1493-95]. The type is used both by Stöckel and De Colonia, but the many lombards used in this book are found only in Stöckel's work.


Collation: A8.

Types: Types: 160, 81.

Leaves: 8 leaves.

Line number: 36 lines (A3r).

Type area: Type area: 147 × 85 mm. (A3r).


ISTC: ih00036500

Hain: H *8398;

Proctor: Pr 725;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑81; Sheppard 2159.

LCN: 14510462


Copy number: H-028(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 212 × 140 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 206 × 135 mm.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' and no. 2601, in pencil on A1r. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.72.

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