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Bod-Inc: J-062

Jacobus de Voragine

Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia. Version as J‑061, perhaps also with the life of S. Claudius.


Analysis of Content

[*1v] ‘Prologus'. ed. Graesse, 1-2.

[*3r] ‘Prologus ostendens modum reperiendi materias contentas in diuersis locis huius voluminis'.

a1r Jacobus de Voragine: Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia. ed. Graesse, nos i–xlvii, xlix–li, liii–lxiii, lxv, lxvii–lxx, lxxii–lxxxiv, lxxxvi, lxxxv, lxxxvii–xciv, xcvi, xcv (with additional section on the name), xcvii–cxxxi, cxxxiv–cxxxviii, cxxxii, cxxxix, cxxxiii, cxl–clv, clxxxiii, clvi–clxxxii.


Imprint: Lyons: Petrus Ungarus, 20 Jan. 1483. Folio.


Collation: [*10] a–e10 f F8 g–k10.8 l–n8 op8 q–u10 x–z8.

Types: Types: 155 G, 79 G. Capital spaces, with guide-letters.

Leaves: 218 leaves, the last blank; 2 columns.

Line number: 54 lines (a1r).

Type area: Type area: 213 ×133 mm (a1r).

Remarks: Leaf [*1v]: ‘Incipit logus ſuper legendas ſanctoruƺ | quas compilauit frater Iacobus ianuenſis na | tione de ordine frat p̄dicatorum || vNiuersuƺ tempus preſentis | vite in q̄ttuor distingui . . .'; [*3r]: ‘Prologus oſtendens modum reperiendi | materias ɂtentas in diuerſis locis huius vo- | luminis'; a1r: ‘Incipit legenda ſancto que lombardica | nomina hyſtoria. Et primo de feſtiuitatibus | que occurrunt infra tempus renouationis qd' | repreſentat eccleſia ab aduentu vſq ƺ ad Nati- | uitatem domini. | De aduentu domini. | Legenda primi. A | [A]Duentus dn̄i [per] q̄- | tuor ſeptimanas a- | gi . . .'; z7r, colophon: ‘Reuerendi fratris Iacobi de uoragine de le | gendis sanctorum opus perutile hic finem ha- | bet Ludd'. per magiſtrum Petrum vngarū ſū | ma cum diligentia impreſſuƺ. Anno ab incar | natiōe domini Milleſimo quadringēteſimo | octuageſimo tertio. vigeſima die mēſis | Ianurii'.


ISTC: ij00105000

Hain: C 6431;

Goff: Goff J‑105;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: CIBN J‑84; Pellechet MS. 6488 (6464) = 6463 (6440); Pellechet, ‘Voragine', no. 25; Seyboldt no. 42; Sheppard 6624-6.

LCN: 14437875


Copy number: J-062(1)

Wanting gatherings [*] and z, also c8-10, and n3.

Bound at the end an (incomplete) continuation of the missing text G3-6, H1-8, and I1-3 of another, unidentified edition.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with marbled paper boards and pastedowns, and gold- and blind-tooled spine.

Size: 287 × 216 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 274 × 198 mm.

Early marginal annotations, including comments on the text, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands.

On a1r a nine-line initial ‘A' is supplied in interlocked red and blue surrounded by a red and blue pen-work border, and with red and blue pen-work decoration within the body of the letter; other three- to nine-line initials supplied in red, blue, or interlocked red and blue; paragraph marks supplied in red or blue; underlining in red.

Provenance: Bordeaux, Recollect Franciscans; inscription on a1r: ‘Ad vsum Fratrum Minorum Recollectorum Burdegalæ'. Acquired by 29 Sept. 1961; Bodleian stamp on a1v.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. F2.1483.1.

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