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Bod-Inc: J-194A

Johannes de Sancto Geminiano

Sermones funebres.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Badius Ascensius, Jodocus: [Letter addressed to] Johannes Genas. Renouard, Badius, III 243-4.

a2r ‘Tabula alphabetica.’

a7r ‘Tabula distinctionum ac sermonum presentis operis.’

b1r Johannes de Sancto Geminiano: Sermones funebres. ‘Sermonarium de mortuis.’ Incipit: ‘  “[C]onsidera Israel pro his qui mortui sunt” ii. Reg. i [II Sm 1,18 (variant reading)]. Quia in locis et ciuitatibus plurimis . . .’ Explicit: gaudium qui trinus . . .amen See Schneyer, Repertorium, III nos 455-81, [unidentified sermon, with incipit, ‘  “[M]ortui nihil nouerunt amplius . . .” Eccls. ix [Ecl 9,5]. Nihil videtur esse . . .'], 482-552; Kaeppeli II 541-2, no. 2641.

D6r [Note listing the contents of the work, addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Habes, humanissime lector, in hoc volumine, sermones siue orationes . . .’

D6r [Colophon.]


Imprint: Lyons: Johannes Clein, 11 May 1499. 4°.


Collation: a–h8 i6 k–z A B8 C D6.


ISTC: ij00432000

Hain: HC + Addenda *7548;

Goff: Goff J‑432;


Proctor: Pr 8683;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑520; CIBN J‑284; Claudin IV 280; Polain 2312; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 15712733


Copy number: J-194A(1)

Wanting a2 and sheet a1.8 (a8 blank).

Variant colophon: ‘ . . . | cura et expenſis. M. Iohannis clein artis | impreſſorie diligentiſſimo Anno noſtre ſa | lutis. M.cccc.xcix. die vero xi. Maij. | . . .'; not as BMC, Polain, and Renouard, Badius.

Binding: Sixteenth-century blind-tooled calf over pasteboards. On both covers triple fillets form concentric frames. The stamps or rolls are very worn and the upper cover (and the spine) are damaged.

Size: 214 × 153 × 43 mm.

Size of leaf: 206 × 138 mm.

On b2r a seven-line initial ‘B' is supplied in green, edged with red; other initials, some with extensions into the margins, are supplied in red or green; paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Dr Brian Lawn (1905-2001); book-plate; catalogue, p. 93. Bequeathed in 2001.

SHELFMARK: Lawn e.6.

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