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Bod-Inc: H-249

Hus, Johannes

Gesta Christi.


Analysis of Content

a2r [Hus, Johannes pseudo-]: Gesta Christi. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n principio erat verbum, et verbum erat apud Deum, et Deus erat verbum” [Io 1,1]. Cum autem per verbum omnia facta essent in creacione factum est verbum caro, vt omnia per ipsum fient in recreacione. Johannis primo. “Cum autem esset desponsata virgo Maria Joseph”. Matheus primo [Mt 1,18]. “Missus est Angelus Gabriel a Deo” [Lc 1,26] . . .’ For the authorship see Johannes Hus, Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi, ed. Ane žka Vidmanová-Schmidtová, Opera omnia, 8 (Prague, 1973), 6.


Imprint: [Speier: Printer of the ‘Gesta Christi', c.1472]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by CIBN; Sack and Sheppard date [c.1472, 73], BSB‑Ink [c.1473].


Collation: a b6.


ISTC: ih00557000

Hain: HC *9057;

Goff: Goff H‑557;

BMC: BMC II 483;

Proctor: Pr 2323;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑456; CIBN H‑332; Sack, Freiburg, 1926-7; Sheppard 1685.

LCN: 14554200


Copy number: H-249(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled paper boards.

Size: 286 × 203 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 281 × 189 mm.

Cropped note in a fifteenth-century hand on a3v.

One-line initials, with extensions into the margins, supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; stamp ‘Bibliotheca Regia Monacensis' on a2r; shelfmark ‘Inc. 701' on label on the upper cover, and in pencil in the upper margin of a2r; ‘Duplum' stamp on b6v. Purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1858), 24.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.4.

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