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Bod-Inc: J-124

Johannes Chrysostomus

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].


ISTC: ij00282000

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.

LCN: 14486078


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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