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Bod-Inc: J-210

Johannes de Werdena

Sermones ‘Dormi secure' de sanctis.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.] ‘Sermones de sanctis dormi secure’

[*1v] ‘Tabula.’ Incipit: ‘[A]aron honoratus est a domino tripliciter . . .’

a1r [Johannes de Werdena]: Sermones ‘Dormi secure' de sanctis. ‘De sancto Andrea. Sermo Primus.’ Incipit: ‘Sermones de sanctis per annum satis notabiles et vtiles omnibus sacerdotibus pastoribus et capellanis qui alio nomine Dormi secure vel dormi sine cura sunt nuncupati eo quod absque magno studio faciliter possint incorporari et populo predicari incipiunt feliciter. “[C]hristo confixus sum cruci.” Ad Gal. ii. [Gal 2,19] Notate charissimi. Dicit enim beatus Augustinus super verbo predicto . . .’ See VL IV 811-13; Schneyer, ‘Winke', 239 no. 35.


Imprint: Strasbourg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], 16 Jan. 1488. Folio.

Remarks: Sack and BSB‑Ink treat it as part two of a joint edition in two parts, with J‑207. The colophon reads ‘die Sancti Marcelli papae'. Pr dates [4 Sept. 1488] (the day of S. Marcellus, bishop) in error.


Collation: [*6] a10 b–x6.

Remarks: Gathering [*] numbered but not signed.


ISTC: ij00459000

Hain: HC *15959;

Goff: Goff J‑459 (II);

Proctor: Pr 617;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑552; Sack, Freiburg, 2144; Sheppard 472.

LCN: 14484173


Copy number: J-210(1)

Bound with J‑207; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 282 × 200 mm.

Wanting the blank leaf x6.

On a1r a six-line initial ‘C' is supplied in blue with reserved white decoration coloured ochre on a pink pen-flourished ground. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in blue or red; capital strokes in red.

SHELFMARK: Douce 202(2).

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