Johannes de Frankfordia
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Johannes de Frankfordia: Sermones dominicales. ‘Sermones perbreues sed multum notabiles et formales de tempore . . . Et primo de dominica prima aduentus domini . . .’ Incipit: ‘ “[D]icite filie Sion Ecce rex tuus venit tibi mansuetus . . .” [Mt 21,5] Verba ista scripta a Zacharia propheta Zach. ix Dicitur similiter, “exulta satis filia syon . . .” [Za 9,9.] Et leguntur verba ista seu istud euangelium in duobus diebus dominicis . . .’ See VL IV 599-603; Kaeppeli II 426.
Imprint: Ulm: [Conrad Dinckmut, c.1482]. Folio.
Collation: [a10 b–i8 k6 l–s8].
Illustrations: Printed initial.
Hain: HC *7352;
Goff: Goff J‑315;
BMC: BMC II 533;
Proctor: Pr 2558;
Others: Amelung, Frühdruck, I 91; BSB‑Ink I‑393; CIBN J‑211; Sheppard 1842.
Copy number: J-156(1)
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, one catch and clasp lost. Manuscript title on rectangular label at the head of upper cover. On the upper cover, triple fillets form a frame. Within the frame, diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, each with a rosette stamp. On the lower cover three three-line saltires join to make a lozenge-shaped compartment containing a repeated small lozenge-shaped floral stamp. The triangular area between the arms of the cross contains a different floral stamp.
Size: 284 × 199 × 50 mm.
Size of leaf: 273 × 190 mm.
Early manuscript chapter headings. ‘Aman S Dernus(?)' and ‘I(?). r.' in an early hand on the front pastedown. ‘3301' in pencil on the front pastedown.
On [a1r] a printed initial with red pen-work decoration extending into the margin. Other initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining of quotations are supplied in red.
Provenance: Ranshofen am Inn, Upper Austria, Augustinian convent, S. Pancratius; inscription on [a1r]: ‘Monasterij Ranshouen'. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892; judging from the shelfmark possibly a duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich, acquired in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 5.50.
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