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Bod-Inc: J-195

Johannes de Sancto Laurentio

Postillae evangeliorum dominicalium totius anni et aliquorum festorum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Johannes de Sancto Laurentio: ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[R]ogatus a quibusdam meis sociis vt euangelia dominicalia . . .’ Explicit: doctoribus actio gratiarum referatur

[a1r] Johannes de Sancto Laurentio: Postillae evangeliorum dominicalium totius anni et aliquorum festorum. Incipit: ‘Dominica prima aduentus domini. Secundum Matheum. “[I]n illo tempore. Cum appropinquasset Ihesus Iherosolimis et venisset Bethfage ad montem Oliueti . . .” [Mt 21,1-9]. Expositio prime partis. Istud euangelium scribitur Mathei vicesimo primo et diuiditur principaliter in quatuor partes. In prima parte agitur de aduentu Christi . . .’ Explicit: istud euangelium habetur Mathei sexto . . .deuotius clamet ad te leuaui animam . . .et regna. Amen Organized according to the liturgical year, from Advent to the 24th Sunday after Pentecost; postillae de tempore only. The work is a combination of text and commentary for each Sunday.


Imprint: Brussels: [Fratres Vitae Communis], 4 Oct. 1480. Folio.


Collation: [a–z A8 B6].


ISTC: ij00433000

Hain: HC 9410;

Goff: Goff J‑433;

BMC: BMC IX 172;

Proctor: Pr 9332;

Others: Campbell 1041; CIBN J‑285; Hillard 1156; HPT II 397; ILC 1360; Oates 3850; Sheppard 7179.

LCN: 14485785


Copy number: J-195(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [B6].

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, with gold-tooled spine.

Size: 293 × 214 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 283 × 202 mm.

One early annotation in the lower margin of [A5r]. A bibliographical note pasted to the front pastedown, written in French, in an eighteenth-century hand.

On [a1r] a five-line initial ‘R' is supplied in blue with reserved white decoration, within a red pen-work border, with the body of the letter decorated with red pen-work, and with extensions into the inner margin in red; other one- to three-line initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining supplied in red.

Provenance: J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837); signature on the recto of the front endleaf; purchased at his sale (1837), lot 246, for £0. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 30.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 2.7.

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