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Bod-Inc: H-235

Hugo de Sancto Caro

Expositio missae, seu Speculum ecclesiae.


Analysis of Content

a2r Hugo de Sancto Caro: Expositio missae, seu Speculum ecclesiae. Incipit: ‘  “[D]icit enim apostolus ad Effeseos vi. Induite vos armatura dei . . .” [Eph 6,11.] Hec armatura est vestis sacerdotalis significatiua septemplicis virtutis . . .’ See H‑234.

c5r Hugo de Sancto Caro [pseudo-]: Speculum sacerdotum. ‘Incipit speculum sacerdotum volentium celebrare missam.’ Incipit: ‘[E]t primo ante missam habenda sunt tria silicet(!) intentionis discutio . . .’ See Franz, Messe, 474.


Imprint: [Angers: Johannes de la Tour and Johannes Morelli, c.1477]. 4°.


Collation: a–c8.

Remarks: Leaf a2 signed a1; a3 is signed a2 etc.

Types: Type: 102 R.

Leaves: 24 leaves.

Line number: 25 lines (a2r).

Type area: Type area: 127 × 92 mm. (a2r).

Remarks: Capital spaces. Leaf a2r: ‘Incipit tractatus excellentiſſimi viri domini | hugonis primi cardinalis ordinis predicatorū | qui nuncupatur ſpeculum eccleſie / de numero / | ordine [et] ſignificatione ſacerdotaliū veſtium. | Rubrica prima. | [ ]Icit enim apoſtolus ad effeſeos vii. In | duite vos armatura dei . . .'; c5r: ‘Explicit ſpeculum eccleſie. || Incipit ſpeculum ſacerdotum volentium ce= | lebrare miſſam.'; c6v, l. 11: ‘Verſus. | Cum domino pſalles. pſallendo tu tria ſerues. | . . .'; l. 18: ‘Verſus | Quiſquis ad altaris pergis ſollennia ſacra | . . .'; l. 25: ‘Explicit DEO GRATIAS.’


ISTC: ih00515630

Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: GfT 1342; Sheppard 6764-5.

LCN: 14533117


Copy number: H-235(1)

Wanting the blank leaf c8.

See Notable Accessions. Guide to an Exhibition held in 1958 [at the Bodleian Library] (Oxford, 1958), no. 22, ‘the type was reproduced by the Gesellschaft für Typenkunde (1922), plate 1342, from this the only known copy'.

Binding: Paper boards, now detached and kept next to the folder which contains the book.

Size: 200 × 143 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 143 mm.

A few marginal annotations, correcting the text, and ‘nota' marks in an early hand.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Paris, Williamites; inscription on c6v: ‘sum librarie alborum mantellorum' and on c7v: ‘Pertinet conuentui Alborum mantellorum'. Gustav von Rath (1888-1961); label. Purchased from Pierre Berès in 1953; see BLR 4, 4 (1953), 230.

SHELFMARK: Arch. B e.45.

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