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Bod-Inc: L-064

Leo I, Pont. Max.

Sermones (ed. Johannes Andreas de Bussis).


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Bussis, Johannes Andreas de: [Letter addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[S]i tua mihi pater beatissime Paule . . .’

[a2v] [List of rubrics.]

[a5r] Leo I, Pont. Max.: Sermones. Edited by Johannes Andreas Bussis, de Aleria. ed. A. Chavasse, CCSL 138, 138A (1973), 5-595; see CPL 1657-8. Tractatus nos 1; 3-4; 6-10; 12-19; 21-62; 64; 66; 63; 65; 67-96.

[b9r] Leo I, Pont. Max.: Epistola ad Flavianum [no. 28]. PL LXII, 503-7; see CPL 1656. Inserted between tractatus 19 and 21.

[n5r] Leo I, Pont. Max.: Epistola Maximo Antiocheno [no. 119]. PL LIV, 1041-6; see CPL 1656.

[n6r] Leo I, Pont. Max.: Epistola Anatolio episcopo [no. 80]. PL LIV, 913-15; see CPL 1656.

[n7r] Leo I, Pont. Max.: Epistola Leoni Augusto [no. 145]. PL LIV, 1113-15; see CPL 1656.

[n7v] Leo I, Pont. Max.: Epistola Leoni Augusto [no. 165]. PL LIV, 1155-73; see CPL 1656.

[o2v] ‘Testimonia excerpta de libris catholicorum patrum a Leone papa collecta Leonique Imperatori directa . . .’ PL LIV, 1173-90.

[o8r] [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Aspicis illustris lector quicunque libellos | Si cupis artificum nomina nosse lege'; 4 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Rome: Conradus Sweynheym and Arnoldus Pannartz, [after 21 Sept.] 1470. Folio.

Remarks: On the dating see Scapecchi, ‘Example of Printer's Copy', 50-2.


Collation: [a–l10 m–o8].


ISTC: il00129000

Hain: H *10011;

Goff: Goff L‑129;


Proctor: Pr 3308;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑098; CIBN L‑111; Hillard 1215; Sheppard 2624. Microfiche: Unit 9: Printing in Italy before 1472: Part III.

LCN: 14448677


Copy number: L-064(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1]. Gathering [n] is misbound before gathering [m].

Binding: Parchment.

Size: 327 × 227 × 41 mm.

Size of leaf: 324 × 220 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly correcting the text, in a contemporary Italian(?) hand. On two leaves bound at the end: [Leo I, Pont. Max.]: ‘Sermo beati pape de Absalon quando Dauid patrem suum persequebatur' (PL LVI 1151-4), in an early hand, possibly that of the marginal annotator; see also L‑067, where this text occurs.

On [a5r] a seven-line initial ‘L' supplied in purple within a square gold ground edged in black, with foliate and floral decoration in purple, blue, green, and gold dots extending into the margin. Other initials and paragraph marks supplied in blue or red.

Provenance: Joseph Casati (sixteenth/seventeenth century); inscription on front pastedown: ‘Joseph Casati O.S.D. Sac. [ ] [ ] Bononie(?)'. Purchased for £4. 6. 0; see Books Purchased (1789), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q inf. 2.11.

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