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Bod-Inc: I-023

Institoris, Henricus and Sprenger, Jacobus

Malleus maleficarum.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*1v] [Institoris, Henricus; Sprenger, Jacobus]: ‘Apologia autoris in Malleum maleficarum'. Incipit: ‘[C]um inter ruentis seculi calamitates quas . . .’

[*1v] Innocentius VIII, Pont. Max.: Bulla ‘Summis desiderantes affectibus', 5 Dec. 1484. ‘Tenor bulle apostolice aduersus heresim maleficarum'. See I‑022.

[*2r] [Approbation of the Theology Faculty, Cologne University, 19 May 1487.] ‘Approbatio et subscriptio doctorum alme vniuersitatis Coloniensis iuxta formam publici instrumenti'. Hansen 140-4. See also I‑022.

[*3v] ‘Tabula'.

a1r Institoris, Henricus; Sprenger, Jacobus: Malleus maleficarum. Incipit: ‘[U]trum asserere maleficos esse sit adeo catholicum quod eius oppositum pertinaciter . . .’ See I‑022.


Imprint: Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Younger, 24 Nov. 1494. Folio and 4o.


Collation: [*4] a–s6.


ISTC: ii00167000

Hain: HC 9244;

Goff: Goff I‑167;

BMC: BMC I 298;

Proctor: Pr 1462;

Others: Hansen 127, no. VII; Sheppard 1083; Voulliéme, Köln, 637.

LCN: 14007107


Copy number: I-023(1)

The date in the colophon has been altered in manuscript to ‘Mcccclxxiiii'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; bound for the Bodleian Library. Remains or scars of leather index tabs.

Size: 278 × 205 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 268 × 193 mm.

Some early marginal annotations, including corrections and underlining in the text.

Occasional three-line initials are supplied in black ink.

Provenance: Arnoldus Duenen (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on [*1r]: ‘Iste liber pertinet Arnoldo Duenen in Lorenwart'. J.-G. Michiels (fl. 1775); stamp on [*1r]: ‘Captne. Michiels'. Date of acquisition unknown; the shelfmark may indicate a date in the 1840s or 1850s.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.19.

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