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Bod-Inc: H-098


Narratio vitae quam tenuit in eremo.


Analysis of Content

Printed side Hieronymus: Narratio vitae quam tenuit in eremo. Incipit: ‘Qui fui sacre fidei coruscans | Lumen et Christi modulatus hymnus | Musa stridonis referas alumni | Carmine laudes'; 22 sapphic stanzas. See Chevalier, Rep. hymn., 16422, and Lambert IIIB, no. 944.


Imprint: [Basel: Martin Flach, c.1485]. Broadside.


Types: Type: 125.

Line number: 60 lines, 2 columns.

Type area: Type area: 377 × 203 mm.

Illustrations: Woodcut: in the foreground S. Hieronymus kneeling before Christ on the Cross (above right, in front of city walls), with a cardinal's hat in front of Hieronymus, and a lion statant guardant beside him; behind Hieronymus in the upper left-hand corner, a church, surrounded by trees, on a hill, 176 × 118 mm; not as Schreiber.

Remarks: Printed side: ‘Narrat beatus Hieronymus vitam quam tenuit | in heremo. | [woodcut] | Qui fui ſacre fidei coruſcans | Lumen et chriſti modulatus hymnus | Muſa ſtridonis referas alumni | Carmine laudes | . . .'; col. 2: ‘Me nemus vidit comitem ferarum | . . .'; l. 57: ‘Qui legis noſtre documenta vite | Vt tuis mundi p̄cibus redemptor | Annuat ſuplex pia vota fundam | Tempus in omne.’


ISTC: ih00183400

Proctor: Pr 7789;

Others: E 688; Schreiber V 4230; Sheppard 2399-400.

LCN: 14499598


Copy number: H-098(1)

Formerly a pastedown in Auct. 7Q inf. 1.4 (H‑087, vol. 2).

Bound with:
1. Turris sapientiae. [N. pl.: n. pr., c.1470/80] (XYL‑25).

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter blue morocco with grey cloth; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 402 × 262 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 417 × 257 mm.

Punctuation marks are supplied in black ink.

Woodcut painted in red, green, pink, black, and yellow.

Provenance: See H‑087.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. 7Q inf. 1.4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. M 3.16(2).

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