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Bod-Inc: L-055

Lavacrum Conscientiae


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r [Jacobus de Gruytrode pseudo-]: Lavacrum conscientiae. Incipit: ‘  “[L]auamini, Mundi estote”. Esa. i [Is 1.16]. Ex quo nos sacerdotes omnino non communem . . . “Lauimini mundi estote” vbi supra. Ubi primo sciendum quod clerici debent esse ornati . . .’ See L‑051.

K4v [Colophon.]

K4v [Table of contents.] ‘Registrum huius opusculi.’


Imprint: Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 28 June 1499. 4°.

Remarks: IDL records as [Retro Minores (Martin von Werden?), for Heinrich Quentell].


Collation: A6 B4 C8 D–K6.

Illustrations: Woodcut on A1r: see Schramm VIII pl. 490.


ISTC: il00104000

Hain: H 9962;

Goff: Goff L‑104;

BMC: BMC I 290;

Proctor: Pr 1357;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑75; IDL 2902; Schramm VIII p. 24 and pl. 490; Schreiber V 4480; Sheppard 1043-4; Voulliéme, Köln, 614.

LCN: 14458660


Copy number: L-055(1)

Bound with:
1. P. Fernandi de Villegas, Flosculus sacramentorum. Paris: B. Remboldt, 26 Nov. 1510.

Wanting A1 and the blank leaf K6.

Binding: Late nineteenth-century (1880s or 1890s) English purple half calf with purple cloth; bound by Hall, Oxford.

Size: 199 × 143 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 192 × 138 mm.

Occasional marginal annotations, including comments on the text, pointing hands, and ‘nota' marks; underlining in the text in black ink.

Partial rubrication: three-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, are supplied in red or in black ink; paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance and date of acquisition unknown; most books with neighbouring shelfmarks were acquired during the 1840s or 1850s.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.69(2).

Copy number: L-055(2)

Bound with A‑144; see there for details of binding and provenance. The erased title inscription for this item on a1r of item 1 shows that the two works were bound together soon after they were printed.

Size of leaf: 198 × 130 mm.

Leaves B2 and B3 bound in reverse order.

Occasional early marginal annotations.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.31(2).

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