Summa collationum, sive Communiloquium.
Analysis of Content
[*1v] [Table of contents, in alphabetical order.] Incipit: ‘Registrum alphabeticum alphabetico ordine collectum . . . Hic autem liber septem continent partes . . . [A]bbaciam emens monachus . . .’
[a2r] ‘Tabula prima.’ Incipit: ‘[C]um collectionis huius que potest dici Summma collectionum siue Communiloquium . . .’
[a6r] [Johannes] Gallensis: ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[C]um doctor siue predicator euangelicus sapientibus et insipientibus debitor sit . . .’
[b1r] [Johannes] Gallensis: Summa collationum, sive Communiloquium. ‘Incipit distinctio prima . . .’ Incipit: ‘[E]t quoniam respublica vt dictum est in communi est velud(!) quoddam corpus compaginatum ex membris . . .’ See J‑159.
Imprint: [Ulm: Johann Zainer], 181. Folio.
Collation: [* **6 a–y8].
Hain: H *7443;
Goff: Goff J‑331;
BMC: BMC II 527;
Proctor: Pr 2526;
Others: BSB‑Ink I‑576; Sack, Freiburg, 2082-4; Scholderer, ‘Early Editions of Johannes Vallensis', 76-9; Sheppard 1830-1.
Copy number: J-160(1)
Binding: Contemporary German (Augsburg, Kyriß workshop no. 77) blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with remains of clasp and catch. Triple fillets form a triple frame. Within the outer frame, a cresting and floral roll; within the following frame, a roll of vine-stems with grapes. In the inner rectangle tendril stamps make up merrythoughts, each containing a floral stamp; see Kyriß pl. 155, no. 3. Gruppe, no. 1, 2, and 3.
Size: 286 × 190 × 56 mm.
Size of leaf: 277 × 184 mm.
Title in an early hand inside upper cover. A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and ‘nota', ‘ibi', and ‘dir' marks, in an early hand.
Initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red.
Provenance: Leonhard Hayder (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscription on the front pastedown: ‘Magistri Leonardi Hayde[r]' and ‘P VII'. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 1809. Bequeathed in 1914.
SHELFMARK: Byw. F 2.13.
Copy number: J-160(2)
Binding: Sixteenth/seventeenth-century German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with blue-edged leaves. Two clasps and catches lost. Triple fillets form a triple frame. Within the outer frame is a floral and foliate roll; within the following frame, a cresting roll. In the inner rectangle is an oval stamp of the crucifixion and, at each corner, a fleuron stamp.
Size: 278 × 186 × 50 mm.
Size of leaf: 270 × 179 mm.
On [*1r] the title in Schreier's hand followed by the number ‘1283' in red ink. A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and correcting the text, in Schreier's hand.
Four- to seven-line initials are supplied in red with reserved white and red pen-work decoration. Other initials, paragraph marks, underlining of chapter headings, and capital strokes are supplied in red.
Provenance: J. Schreier (fifteenth century); name on [*1r]: ‘J. Schreier'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' and ‘3501' on the front endleaf. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 5.48.
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