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Bod-Inc: H-044

Hermannus de Schildesche

Speculum sacerdotum de tribus sacramentis principalibus.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Hermannus de Schildesche: Speculum sacerdotum de tribus sacramentis principalibus. [Dedicated to] an unnamed bishop. [Preface.] ‘Incipit speculum clarum nobile et pretiosum ipsorum sacerdotum in quo refulgent et representantur aliqua vtilia speculanda circa tria baptismi eukaristie et penitentie sacramenta.’ Incipit: ‘[V]enerabili in Christo patri ac domino, domino suo gratioso .N. episcopo . . .’

[a3v] Hermannus de Schildesche: Speculum sacerdotum de tribus sacramentis principalibus. Incipit: ‘[P]rima superficies speculi sacerdotum representat speculanda circa baptismum sub quattuor speciebus . . .’ See H‑043.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis (Georg Reyser?), c.1480]. 4°.

Remarks: Printed in type 4 of the editions ascribed by Ohly to Georg Reyser; BMC assigns to [Speier: Georgius de Spira]. Engel and Stalla assign to [Speier: Johann and Conrad Hist, c.1484]. CIBN dates before 15 Aug. 1481.


Collation: [a10 b8].


ISTC: is00317000

Hain: H *14516;

Goff: Goff S‑317;

BMC: BMC II 485;

Proctor: Pr 2408;

Others: CIBN H‑42; Hermann Engel and Gerhard Stalla, ‘Die Brüder Johann und Konrad Hist und ihre Drucke', Archiv fur Geschichte des Buchwesens, 16 (1976), 1657; Oates 1110; Ohly, ‘Reyser', 47; Sheppard 265.

LCN: 14509410


Copy number: H-044(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Binding: Paper boards.

Size: 194 × 140 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 194 × 140 mm.

On [a2r] a three-line initial is supplied in blue. Other initials are supplied in green.

Provenance: London, British Museum ; purchased on 17 Aug. 1881. Transferred to the Bodleian in Oct. 1913; see ‘List of Duplicate Incunabula' (Library Records c. 1054), no. 7.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. G8.1.

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