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Bod-Inc: J-164

Johannes de Hildesheim

Liber de gestis et translatione trium regum.


Analysis of Content

a2r Johannes de Hildesheim: Liber de gestis et translatione trium regum. Dedicated to Florentius von Wevelinghoven, bishop of Münster. Incipit: ‘Reuerendissimo in Christo patri ac domino domino Florencio de Weuelkouen diuina prouidencia Monasteriensis ecclesie episcopo dignissimo. [C]um venerandissimorum trium magorum ymmo verius trium regum gloriosissimorum . . .’ Carl Horstmann, The Three Kings of Cologne, an Early English Translation of the ‘HTR' by John of Hildesheim, Early English Text Society, OS 85 (London, 1886), 211-312; see VL IV 638-47.

k6v [Colophon.]

k6v [Table of contents.]


Imprint: [Cologne]: Bartholomaeus de Unkel, 1481. 4°.


Collation: a–i8 k10.


ISTC: ij00338000

Hain: HC *9397;

Goff: Goff J‑338;

BMC: BMC I 241;

Proctor: Pr 1140;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑440; CIBN J‑235; Sheppard 865; Voulliéme, Köln, 680.

LCN: 14487288


Copy number: J-164(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; bound for Kloß; One leather index tab; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 217 × 148 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 208 × 140 mm.

Manuscript title on a1r in an early hand.

Initials, paragraph marks, underlining of chapter headings, and capital strokes are supplied in red.

Provenance: Münster, Westphalia, Springbrunnen (Fons saliens), Brothers of the Common Life, S. Trinitas; inscription on k10v: ‘Liber Domus Fratrum Fontis Salientis Monasterij'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854). ‘Purchd. 1826' on the front endleaf; purchased for £3. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1826), 9 (s. v. Historia tria regum).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.4.

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