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Bod-Inc: J-004

Jacobus de Clusa

De animabus exutis a corporibus, sive De apparitionibus et receptaculis animarum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Jacobus de Clusa: ‘Tractatus peroptimus de animabus exutis a corporibus'. Incipit: ‘  “[R]ogamus vos ne terreamini per spiritum.” [II Th 2,2.] Verba sunt apostolica ad plebem Thessalonicam missa . . . [O]ccurrunt igitur ad propositum aliqua consideranda . . . Quantum ad primum sciendum quod vt patet in quorundam reuelationibus . . .’ See J‑003; however, in this edition the main text is indicated as beginning at an earlier point than in J‑003.


Imprint: [Blaubeuren: Conrad Mancz, c.1477]. Folio.


Collation: [a b10].


ISTC: ij00022000

Hain: HC *9346;

Goff: Goff J‑22;

BMC: BMC II 565;

Proctor: Pr 2655;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑31; Sack, Freiburg, 1955; Sheppard 1915.

LCN: 14436639


Copy number: J-004(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century grey marbled paper boards, with gilt-edged leaves. In the upper left-hand corner of the upper cover is a circular label with an auctioneer's lot number ‘582' in brown ink; ‘FS' printed on square blue label at the head of the spine.

Size: 277 × 203 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 268 × 196 mm.

A few marginal and interlinear notes, mainly correcting the text, in an early hand; the point where the main treatise begins in other editions is marked by a manuscript paragraph mark; also other paragraph marks added. Early manuscript foliation in the upper right-hand corner of the rectos: ‘53-70', in the same hand.

Initials are supplied in red, a few with reserved white decoration.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 7. 6; see Books Purchased (1855), 15.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 5.38.

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