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Bod-Inc: H-148

Honorius Augustodunensis

Expositio in librum Salomonis qui dicitur Cantica canticorum, et al.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Honorius Augustodunensis: [Letter addressed to] Pacificus. ‘Incipit epistola honorij doctoris eximii super cantica canticorum.’ PL CLXXII, 347-347D.

A2r Honorius Augustodunensis: Expositio in librum Salomonis qui dicitur Cantica canticorum. PL CLXXII, 347D‑496C.

2A1r Honorius Augustodunensis: Sigillum beatae Mariae. PL CLXXII, 495D‑518D. See V. I. J. Flint, Honorius Augustodunensis of Regensburg, Historical and Religious Writers of the Latin West, ed. Patrick J. Geary, Authors of the Middle Ages II, nos 5-6 (Aldershot, 1995), 89-183.


Imprint: [Cologne: Johann Guldenschaff, c.1490]. 4°.

Remarks: For variants see CIBN.


Collation: A–Q8.6 2A8 2B6 2C8 2D–F6.


ISTC: ih00322000

Hain: HC *8802 (incl. H 14728);

Goff: Goff H‑322;

BMC: BMC I 258;

Proctor: Pr 1230;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑333; CIBN H‑187; Hillard 1033; Oates 706-7; Sheppard 933; Voulliéme, Köln, 592.

LCN: 14464221


Copy number: H-148(1)

Leaf A6r, col. 2, l. 2: ‘ . . . honrij', unlike Voulliéme.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled pasteboards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 212 × 144 × 29 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 137 mm.

On A2r and2 A1r, five- and four-line initials are supplied in blue with reserved white decoration and red pen-work decoration extending into the margin. Other initials are supplied in red or, sometimes, blue.

Provenance: Johannes Jurghes (fl. c.1500); inscription on A1v: ‘Ioannes Iurghes | O munde immunde quam multos decepistis(!) et multos seduxisti | Nemo optimus ad omnia'. [Johannes?] Grolle (sixteenth century?); his name has been added to the above inscription. Johannes Dam (sixteenth century); inscription on A2r: ‘Ex liberali donatione Reuerendi Domini Pastoris Ioannis Dam fel[icis] record[ationis] nunc Bibliothec . . . [erased] o. p. c.'; this may be the same Johannes Dam who is listed as an owner of Livres anciens des Pays-Bas: La collection Lessing J. Rosenwald provenant de la Bibliothèque d'Arenberg, Exposition . . . ([Brussels:] Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, [1960], no. 26). Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 1938. Purchased for £0. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 14.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.42.

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