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Bod-Inc: H-233

Hugo de Prato Florido

Sermones de sanctis


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v [Table of contents.]

A2r [Table of contents, in alphabetical order.]

a2r Hugo de Prato Florido [pseudo-; Evrardus de Valle Scholarum]: Sermones de sanctis. ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘  “[L]etabor ego super eloquia tua. Psalmus 118.” [Ps 118,162.] Super eloquia diuina est letandum . . .’

a2r Hugo de Prato Florido [pseudo-; Evrardus de Valle Scholarum]: Sermones de sanctis. ‘De omnibus sanctis. Sermo .i.’ Incipit: ‘  “[S]icut letantium omnium habitatio est in te.” [Ps 86,7.] Ad honorem sanctorum omnium. In verbo proposito notantur duo . . .’ See Schneyer, Repertorium, II nos 1-42, 45-58, 60, 59, 61-150.


Imprint: [Ulm: Conrad Dinckmut], 1486. Folio

Remarks: Assigned to [Bologna: Balthasar de Hyrberia] by Ernst Voulliéme, Die Inkunabeln der Königlichen Bibliothek (Preussischen Staatsbibliothek) und der anderen Berliner Sammlungen (Leipzig, 1906), 2738,6; to [Southern Germany: Printer of Jacobus de Voragine] by Victor Scholderer, ‘Early Bolognese Type-faces in Germany', Gb Jb (1929), 127-33. Peter Amelung, Bologneser Typen in Süddeudeutschland. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des Ulmer Buchdrucks im 15. Jh., Beiträge zur Inkunabelkunde, Dritte Folge 4 (1969), 145-51, assigns to [Ulm: Dinckmut].


Collation: A B6 a–n8 o12+1 p–z [et] [con] A–D8 E6.


ISTC: ih00514000

GW: GW 9489/25;

Hain: H 9010;

Goff: Goff H‑514;

Proctor: Pr 3262;

Others: Amelung, Frühdruck, I 107; BSB‑Ink E‑135; Sack, Freiburg, 1388-9; Sheppard 1857.

LCN: 14536295


Copy number: H-233(1)

Binding: Contemporary German (Kyriß workshop no. 167) blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, one catch and clasp lost. Triple fillets form an intersecting triple frame. Within the outer frame, circular floral stamps and almond-shaped fleuron stamps in the corners; within the following frame, crocketed cresting and floral roll. Triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments decorated with the fleuron stamps and with foliate staff stamps; see Kyriß pl. 335, nos 1, 6, and 7. At the head of the spine, paper label with the author's name in brown ink and ‘45' in red pencil; at the tail, ‘335' in brown ink on paper label. Reinforcing slips from a parchment manuscript.

Size: 278 × 197 × 75 mm.

Size of leaf: 268 × 188 mm.

The front and rear pastedowns are lined respectively with a half-sheet from Spiegel der sündigen Seele in Dinckmut's type 109 (S‑263); and from a rhymed Prognostication in German (P‑474).

‘Nota' marks in an early hand.

Provenance: Weissenau, Württemberg, diocese of Konstanz, Premonstratensians, SS. Petrus et Paulus; inscription on A1r: ‘Monasterii Weissenau[ensis]'. Purchased from Joseph Baer & Co., Catalogue 143, no. 566, for 8 Marks; see Library Bills, 7 May 1884.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.30.

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