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Bod-Inc: J-157

Johannes Friburgensis

Summa confessorum.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Johannes Friburgensis: Summa confessorum. ‘Prefatio'. Incipit: ‘[Q]voniam dubiorum noua cottidie difficultas emergit casuum . . .’

[a2v] Johannes Friburgensis: Summa confessorum. ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘[S]aluti animarum et proximorum . . .’

[a4r] Johannes Friburgensis: Summa confessorum. Incipit: ‘[Q]voniam inter ecclesiastica crimina simoniaca heresis . . . [Q]vero ergo primo quid sit Symonia . . .’ See VL IV 605-11; Kaeppeli II 428-9 no. 2344; Schulte II 421-2; Bloomfield 5256.

[aa1r] [Table of contents.] ‘In hac tabula ubicumque sit simpliciter libri vel questionis aut remissionis assignatio . . .’


Imprint: [Augsburg: Günther Zainer], 1476. Folio.

Remarks: A variant state B is known with the date printed above the colophon.


Collation: [a–z A–L10 M8 aa–cc10 dd ee8].

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ij00316000

Hain: H *7365;

Goff: Goff J‑316;

BMC: BMC II 322;

Proctor: Pr 1547;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑565; CIBN J‑212; Detlef Mauss, ‘Johannes Friburgensis: Summa confessorum (1476)', Gb Jb 68 (1993), 62-5; Sack, Freiburg, 2062-3; Sheppard 1168.

LCN: 14487325


Copy number: J-157(1)

Gatherings [aa–ee] bound before gathering [a].

Binding: Seventeenth-/eighteenth-century(?) paper boards covered with parchment leaves from a liturgical noted manuscript. Sprinkled green-edged leaves; probably a Passau binding; see also D‑166, G‑234, and J‑235. ‘2325' in pencil on the rear endleaf and on a paper book-mark.

Size: 407 × 268 × 100 mm.

Size of leaf: 398 × 260 mm.

Early typographical note on [R8r].

A few chapter headings and capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Thomas Kreius (fifteenth century); inscription on [aa1r]: ‘Thome Kreij'. Franz Jans (fl. 1765-1795). Passau, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons of the Lateran Congregation, S. Nicolaus, S. Andreas, S. Pantaleon; armorial book-plate; see Zimmermann, Kloster-Heraldik, 116, 119; Warnecke 1452. Inscription on [a2r]: ‘Iste liber est Monastery Sancti Nicolai foris(?) Patauiam'. Royal Library, Munich, duplicate; Munich shelfmark: ‘Inc. typ. No. 950' and ‘Duplum' on the front endleaf; ‘950' on a small rectangular label at the head of the spine. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q inf. 1.15.

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