Leo I, Pont. Max.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Leo I, Pont. Max.: Sermones. 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.
[n6v] Leo I, Pont. Max.: ‘Sermo beati Leonis Pape de Absalon quomodo Dauid patrem suum persequebatur.’ PL LVI, 1151-4.
Imprint: [Poland (Chelmno?): Printer of Leo Papa, ‘Sermones', c.1473-6]. Folio.
Remarks: On the location of this printing-house in Poland see E. Szandorowska, ‘A Dutch Printing-Office in Fifteenth-Century Poland', Quaerendo, 2 (1972), 162-72. The press was previously assigned to [The Netherlands] (GW) and to [Cologne] (Victor Scholderer, Fifty Essays in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Bibliography (Amsterdam, 1966), 279-80). Sheppard notes that the attribution to [The Netherlands] in BMC III p. xxxiii should now be cancelled.
Leaves: 140 leaves, the last two blank.
Hain: HC 10015;
Goff: Goff L‑130;
Proctor: Pr 3248;
Others: BSB‑Ink L‑101; Campbell 1104; Sheppard 2288.
Copy number: L-067(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [o10].
Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over marbled pasteboards with yellow-edged leaves; bound for Kloß.
Size: 319 × 225 × 35 mm.
Size of leaf: 307 × 213 mm.
A few marginal notes, correcting the text, in an early hand.
On [a1r] a seven-line initial ‘L' is supplied in interlocked red and blue. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. Underlining of chapter headings and capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2586; purchased for £2. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 18.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q inf. 2.13.
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