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Bod-Inc: H-059

Herolt, Johannes

Quadragesimale Discipuli.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Discipulus; [Herolt, Johannes]: ‘Quadragesimale Discipuli tot continens sermones quot dies quadragesima excepto sabbato pasche . . . In die cinerum. Sermo primus.’ Incipit: ‘  “[C]onuertimini ad me . . .” Iohel. .2. [Ioel 2,12] Iohannes de sancto Geminiano. Videmus quod, cum animal brutum sentit se vulneratum, sollicite querit . . .’ See Kaeppeli II no. 2392; J. B. Schneyer, ‘Winke', 237 no. 26.

l1r Gerson, Johannes: Monotessaron, sive Concordantiae IV evangelistarum. [Edited by Johannes Gerson.] ‘Incipit monotesseron siue vnum ex quattuor magistri Iohannis gersonis Cancellarii parisiensis.’ Incipit: ‘  “De festo azimorum appropinquante”, Mat. .xxvij. Mar. .xiiii. Luc. .xxii. [Lc 22,1] . . .’ Gerson, Oeuvres, IX no. 450, 348-68.

m1r Gerson, Johannes: Sermo de passione dominica. ‘Sermo notabilis de passione dominica declarans diffuse doloris vehementiam prius quidem cum plerisque defectibus negligentissime impressus. Nunc vero cum defectuum suppletione ex originali diligenter emendatus.’ Incipit: ‘  “[I]esum tradidit voluntati eorum,” Luca 23. Sententialiter Ioh. 19. [Lc 23,25; Io 19,16] Verba ista sunt carissimi illius non tam corporum quam animarum medici . . .’

v4v [Colophon.]

v4v ‘Alia introductio sub alio themate. “Proprio filio suo non pepercit deus”. Ro. 8 [Rm 8,32].’ Incipit: ‘[I]nter omnia opera misericordie dei que ab initio saluti sunt impensa mortalium . . .’

v5r ‘Sequitur alia introductio sub alio themate.’ Incipit: ‘  “[I]ntrauerunt aque vsque ad animam meam”, psalmus 68 [Ps 68,2]. Verba hec sunt viri secundum cor dei regii prophete pueri citharede Dauid . . .’


Imprint: Reutlingen: Johann Otmar, 19 Feb. 1489. Folio.


Collation: a b8 c6 d–f8 g h6 i8 k6.


ISTC: ih00097000

Hain: HC *8515;

Goff: Goff H‑97;

BMC: BMC II 586;

Proctor: Pr 2715;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑187; Sack, Freiburg, 1806; Sheppard 1981.

LCN: 14509746


Copy number: H-059(1)

Bound with:
2. Summa rudium. Reutlingen: Johann Otmar, 1487 (S‑360(2)).

Wanting the blank leaf k6.

Binding: Sixteenth-century blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, bevelled inwards, with metal clasps and catches; title on the spine and across the fore-edge; triple fillets form a triple frame, containing respectively rolls of crocketed cresting, foliage, and a foliate staff; in an inner rectangle headed-outline tools make up merrythoughts, each containing a foliate stamp.

Size: 280 × 192 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 268 × 182 mm.

A few marginal annotations, extracting key words, and ‘nota' marks in an early hand on both items. Paper slip inserted between k3 and k4 with eighteenth/nineteenth-century inscription: ‘J. T. 298 Gersonis Monotessaron M. 466 M.’

Provenance: Buxheim, Bavaria, Carthusians, BVM; eighteenth-century inscription on a1r: ‘Cartusiæ Buxheim'; stamp on a2r. Graf von Ostein, 1803. Sold in 1883 by Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim (1820-1895); Buxheim sale, lot 3206. Purchased by Falconer Madan for the Bodleian in 1884 for 9 Marks; Library Bills, 19 Feb. 1884; see also Honemann, ‘Buxheim Collection', Bod19.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.23(1).

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