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Bod-Inc: J-209

Johannes de Werdena

Sermones ‘Dormi secure' de tempore.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Sermones Dormi secure uel Dormi sine cura de tempore’

a1v ‘Tabula siue directorium sermonum dormi secure secundum alphabeti ordinem.’ ‘Sequitur de A [A]bstinentes et bene ieiunantes mercedem habebunt apud deum . . .’

a4r [Johannes de Werdena]: Sermones ‘Dormi secure' de tempore. ‘Dominica prima aduentus. Sermo primus.’ Incipit: ‘Sermones dominicales cum expositionibus euangeliorum per annum satis notabiles et vtiles omnibus sacerdotibus pastoribus et capellanis qui Dormi secure vel dormi sine cura sunt nuncupati eo quod absque magno studio faciliter possunt incorporari et populo predicari incipiunt feliciter. “[D]icite filie Syon ecce rex tuus venit tibi mansuetus.” Matthei .xxi. [Mt 21,5.] Verba ista scripta sunt originaliter Zacharie .ix . . . Quod nobis ille concedat qui sine fine viuit et regnat. Ad laudem et honorem omnipotentis dei virginisque matris finiunt sermones notabiles quamquam breves Dormi secure intitulati.’ See J‑207.

x8r [Colophon.]


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger], 4 Dec. 1500. 4°.

Remarks: Sheppard notes that E. Voulliéme (ZfB 32 (1915), 318) assigns to Husner. Sack and BSB‑Ink treat it as part one of a joint edition in two parts, with J‑212.


Collation: a–c8 d–t4.8 v6 x8.

Illustrations: Woodcut.


ISTC: ij00469000

Hain: H *15966;

Goff: Goff J‑469 (I);

BMC: BMC I 115;

Proctor: Pr 496;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑559; Sack, Freiburg, 2149; Sheppard 405.

LCN: 14484262


Copy number: J-209(1)

Bound with:
2. Johannes de Werdena, Sermones ‘Dormi secure' de sanctis. [Strasbourg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger], 3 Aug. 1500 (J‑212).

Binding: Seventeenth-century blind-tooled calf, with marbled-edged leaves, marbled pastedowns, and green silk book-mark.

Size: 189 × 138 × 42 mm.

Size of leaf: 182 × 130 mm.

On a1r insciptions recording deaths in the year 1510. Other early marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and pointing hands in brown and red ink, on both items.

Woodcut coloured in red. Initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: William Hamilton (fl. 1889). Purchased from Hamilton for £0. 10. 6; see Library Bills, Jan. 1889.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.56(1).

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