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].
Hain: HC *9346;
Goff: Goff J‑22;
BMC: BMC II 565;
Proctor: Pr 2655;
Others: BSB‑Ink I‑31; Sack, Freiburg, 1955; Sheppard 1915.
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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