Dialogi de dignitate sacerdotii.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Johannes Chrysostomus: Dialogi de dignitate sacerdotii. ‘Johannes.’ Incipit: ‘[M]ichi quidem multi fuerunt amici certi et amicicie . . .’ ed. Gelenius, V (1547), 485-566; see CPG 4316.
Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, not after 1472]. 4°.
Collation: [a–i8 k6].
Hain: HC *5048;
Goff: Goff J‑282;
BMC: BMC I 187;
Proctor: Pr 857;
Others: BSB‑Ink I‑344; CIBN J‑180; Oates 349-51; Sheppard 643-4; Voulliéme, Köln, 645.
Copy number: J-124(1)
Sheet [e2] is misbound after [e4].
Binding: Old parchment, with one parchment index tab.
Size: 210 × 155 × 20 mm.
Size of leaf: 203 × 140 mm.
Initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red.
Provenance: Vienna, Dominicans, S. Maria; inscription on [b2r]: ‘Iste liber est conuentus ordinis fratrum predicatorum in Austria'. Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1847), 19.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.56.
Copy number: J-124(2)
Wanting the blank leaf [k6].
Binding: Nineteenth-century calf.
Size: 218 × 148 × 20 mm.
Size of leaf: 209 × 140 mm.
‘Nota' marks in an early hand; inscription, commenting on the text, on [k5r] in an early German hand: ‘Si quis leger amat, legat his Chrisostomi quid dicat de dignitate sacerdocij . . .' Early manuscript foliation in the upper margin of the rectos: ‘141-225'.
On [a1r] a three-line initial is supplied in green on a red pen-flourished ground, with red and blue pen-work decoration extending into the margin. On [b2r] a four-line initial is supplied in red with blue pen-work decoration. Other initials, paragraph marks, and capital strokes are supplied in red.
Provenance: Rebdorf, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, abbey, S. Johannes Baptista; inscription on [k4v]: ‘Iste liber est sanctissimi iohanis baptiste in rebdorff canonicorum regularium eystetensis dyocesis'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' on [a1r]. Purchased from Parker, Oct. 1853 for £1. 16. 0: see Library Bills (1851-5), 129r; Books Purchased (1853), 46.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: 4to σ79.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 6.4.
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