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Bod-Inc: L-047

Laurentius, Frater

Somme des vices et vertus [Dutch] Summe le roy of Des conincs summe.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Laurentius Frater]: Summe le roy of Des conincs summe. [Translated, in part, by Jan van Brederode.] Des coniunx summe, ed. D. C. Tinbergen, Bibliotheek van Middelnederlandsche Letterkunde, 64-5, 68-9, [75] (Leiden, 1900[–7]), 219-480; see Kaeppeli III 63-4, no. 2809. On the translator, who is named in the first section, see ed. Tinbergen, 90-7.


Imprint: Delft: Jacob Jacobszoen van der Meer and Mauricius Yemantzoen, 24 Apr. 1478. 4°.


Collation: [a–r8 s10 t–z aa8 bb6].


ISTC: il00089000

Hain: HC 9949;

Goff: Goff L‑89;


Proctor: Pr 8863;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑64; Campbell 1627; Des coniunx summe, ed. Tinbergen, 204-5; HPT II 399; ILC 1410; Oates 3338; Sheppard 6872.

LCN: 14450002


Copy number: L-047(1)

Binding: Contemporary Netherlandish blind-tooled calf over wooden boards with two metal catches. On both covers a single fillet forms the outer frame. Intersecting triple fillets form the inner rectangle which is divided by further triple fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments.

Size: 212 × 152 × 52 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 138 mm.

One line of missing text supplied in manuscript in a fifteenth-century hand on [b2v].

One- to five-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Utrecht, Franciscan Tertiary Nuns; inscription on the verso of the front parchment endleaf in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand: ‘Dit boeck hoert den susteren ten magdalenen bynnen Vtrecht bi sante seruaes in die oudel'. James Tregaskis, Catalogue 220 (1891), no. 249. Purchased in 1891; see Annual Report of the Curators of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University Gazette, 10 May 1892, 471; no bill found.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.64.

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