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Bod-Inc: J-217

Jordanus de Quedlinburg

Postillae de tempore et sermones, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.]

[a2r] ‘Tabula' [pars hiemalis].

[c1r] Jordanus de Quedlinburg: Postillae de tempore et sermones. ‘Incipit prologus in expositionem euangeliorum dominicalium. I.’ Incipit: ‘  [J]ordanis ripas aluei sui tempore messis impleuerat”. Iosue .iii. [Ios 3,15.] Sicut dicit beatus Augustinus de consensu euangelistarum . . .’ See Schneyer, Repertorium, nos 1-59; 60 (`Expositio dominicae passionis cum suis theorematibus et exemplaribus'); 61-134.

[E7v] Jordanus de Quedlinburg: Meditationes de passione Christi. ‘Expositio dominice passionis cum suis theorematibus et exemplaribus documentis'. ‘In parasceue de passione domini sermo et tractatus habens sexagintasex partes et sexagintaquinque theoremata de sexagintaquinque articulis dominice passionis.’ Incipit: ‘  “[I]nspice et fac secundum exemplar . . .” [Ex 25,40.] Etsi Christus vbique in scriptura dicatur mons . . .’

[E8v] Jordanus de Quedlinburg: Meditationes de passione Christi. ‘Prima pars de hora matutinali et habet articulos .xx.’ Incipit: ‘Theorema. CXC [D]omine Iesu Christe fili dei viui, qui hora matutinali . . . [P]rimus articulus dominice passionis est pauoris et tristicie assumptio . . .’ See J‑216.

[aa2r] ‘Tabula' [pars aestivalis.]

[bb1r] Jordanus de Quedlinburg: Postillae de tempore et sermones [pars aestivalis]. ‘[E]xpedita prima parte tertie partis operis que sunt de Christi passione sequitur secunda pars eiusdem . . .’


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


Collation: Pars hiemalis: [a8 b6 c–n8 o6 p–r8 s–z A–B8.6 C6 D–E8 F6 G8 H10]; pars aestivalis: [aa bb8 cc6 dd ee8 ff6 gg–kk8 ll6 mm nn8 oo6 pp qq8 rr6 ss tt8 vv6 xx yy8 zz6 AA8 BB6].


ISTC: ij00477000

Hain: HC *9438;

Goff: Goff J‑477;

BMC: BMC I 131;

Proctor: Pr 584;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑610; CIBN J‑304; Hillard 1160; Oates 222; Sack, Freiburg, 2156; Sheppard 453.

LCN: 14487000


Copy number: J-217(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [BB6]. The first sheet of gathering [ss] is misbound as the third.

Binding: Contemporary German (Nuremberg, Kyriß workshop no. 117) blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with yellow-edged leaves, title at the head of upper cover and along the lower edge; the tail of the spine is painted silver and has the shelfmark: ‘EE. 8. 52'. Two catches and clasps lost. On both covers, quadruple fillets form a double intersecting frame. Within the outer frame, foliate staff stamps and rosette stamps at the corners. The inner rectangle contains merrythoughts made up from headed-outline tools, with pineapples or pomegranates, and with a line of lozenge-shaped stamps of hearts pierced with arrows at the upper and lower margin; the hearts and pineapples are black, probably singed; see Kyriß pl. 235, nos 1-3, 7 (merrythought only), pl. 237, no. 1 (pineapple). The spine is decorated with lozenge-shaped foliate stamps.

Size: 359 × 237 × 115 mm.

Size of leaf: 348 × 227 mm.

Inscription in a contemporary hand on [a2r]: ‘Emi hunc librum per(?) 22 crut[ ] anno millesimo 27 die christoferi'. On [aa1r] in an early hand the title: ‘Pars estiualis Jordani de tempore'. A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and correcting the text, in three different early hands. Manuscript signatures partly visible in the upper right-hand corner of the rectos.

On [c1r] and on [bb1r] a 13-line initial ‘J' and a four-line initial ‘E' are supplied in silver with red and blue pen-flourishing. A few initials are supplied in red and blue; a few in blue. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Augsburg, Bavaria, Jesuits, S. Salvator; inscription on [a2r]: ‘Societatis Jesu Augustæ'. Franz Töpsl (1711-1796). Polling, diocese of Augsburg, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, SS. Jacobus, Salvator and S. Crux; book-plate with inscription: ‘Franciscus Præpositus Cann: Regg: in Polling. Anno 1744'; see Warnecke 1603. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' on the front pastedown. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q inf. 2.12.

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