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Bod-Inc: I-008

Innocentius III, Pont. Max.

Liber de contemptu mundi, sive De miseria humanae conditionis.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Table of contents, first book.]

[a1v] Lotharius [de Conti] Cardinalis: Liber de contemptu mundi, sive De miseria humanae conditionis. See I‑006.


Imprint: [Blaubeuren?: Printer of Lotharius (Conrad Mancz?), probably before 1474]. Folio.

Remarks: Amelung, Frühdruck, I, p. XVII identifies the printer tentatively as Conrad Mancz. For discussion of the date see BMC.


Collation: [a–c10 d6].


ISTC: ii00084000

Hain: H *10209;

Goff: Goff I‑84;


Proctor: Pr 3243;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑171; CIBN I‑36; Sack, Freiburg, 2012; Sheppard 2282.

LCN: 14438599


Copy number: I-008(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf, with gold-tooled spine, red-edged leaves, floral paper pastedowns, one red leather index tab, and green silk bookmark.

Size: 276 × 196 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 267 × 190 mm.

Early manuscript foliation: 1-36 in the middle of the upper margin of the rectos, in red ink.

Initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Prince Franz Joseph Koháry (1766-1826); inscription on front endleaf: ‘Franc Jos Koháry 788.’ Purchased in Nov. 1958 from Ernst Philip Goldschmidt (1887-1954), Catalogue 114, no. 168; see BLR 6,4 (1960), 572.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. G99.2.

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