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Bod-Inc: H-240

Hugo de Sancto Caro

Postilla super evangelia.


Analysis of Content

a1v [Colophon.]

a2r Hugo de Sancto Caro: Postilla super evangelia. [Prologue on Matthew.] Incipit: ‘  “[Q]uatuor sunt minima terre . . .” [Prv 30,24.] . . . Sapientes sunt ut faciant malum . . .’

a2v Hugo de Sancto Caro: Postilla super evangelia. Incipit: ‘  “[L]iber generationis, et cetera.” Augustinus in principio satis declarat se agere de humanitate Christi . . .’ See Stegmüller Repertorium biblicum, 3717-3723.

m8r [Second colophon.]


Imprint: Basel: Bernhard Richel, 10 Jan. 1482. Folio.


Collation: a b10 c–f8 g10 h6 i8 k10 l8 m8 2a10 2b–e8 2f6 3a–c10 3d 3e8 3f6 2g–i8 2k–n6.8 o–q10 r s8 t10 u x8 y6 z6 4a 4b10 4c–f8.6 3g10 3h8 3i–2n6 2o 2p8 2q 2r10 2s8 2t6 v8.


ISTC: ih00529000

Hain: H *8975;

Goff: Goff H‑529;


Proctor: Pr 7537;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑430; CIBN H‑311; Hillard 1056; Oates 2758; Rhodes 949; Sack, Freiburg, 1907; Sheppard 2379.

LCN: 14533195


Copy number: H-240(1)

Leaf a2 signed a1.

Binding: Sixteenth-century blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with remains of clasps and catches and blue-edged leaves. Triple fillets form six frames. No stamps within the outer one; within the following one a cresting roll; within the following three frames, three different foliate rolls. The inner rectangle is decorated with an oval ornamental centre-piece and fleuron stamps in the corners. ‘F.F.' on the spine.

Size: 404 × 268 × 105 mm.

Size of leaf: 394 × 259 mm.

15- to 17-line initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue on a2r,2 a1r,3 a1r, and4 a1r; other initials are supplied in red, underlining of chapter headings and capital strokes in red.

A few ‘nota' marks.

Provenance: Fürstenfeld, Bavaria, Cistercians, BVM and S. Bernardus; inscription on a2r: ‘Monasterij Fürstenueld'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; Munich shelfmark, ‘Inc. 1222' and ‘Dupl' on the verso of the front endleaf and on a1v. Purchased for £1. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1846), 12.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q inf. 1.16.

Copy number: H-240(2)

Fragments. Parts of leaves o5 and o6 only, used as pastedowns (now raised) in the binding of Libre appellat consolat de mar ... (Barcelona: Johannes Rosembach, 1518). Not in Sheppard.

Binding (of AA 16 Art. Seld.): Sixteenth/seventeenth-century blind-tooled calf (fillets only) over pasteboards. Formerly chained; staple mark of a hasp at the head of the upper cover. '16' (shelfmark) in black ink on the fore-edge.

Size: 282 × 192 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 275 × c.225 mm.

Early annotation on o5r.

Provenance: John Selden (1584-1654); shelfmark. Presented in 1659.

FORMER SHELFMARK: C 2.9 Art. Seld. SHELFMARK: AA 16(1,3) Art. Seld.

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