Leonardus Matthaei de Utino
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Leonardus [Matthaei] de Utino: Quadragesimale aureum. [Feria IV in capite ieiunii.] Incipit: ‘ “[T]u autem cum ieiunas . . .” [Mt 6,17] Quoniam multis foris absconditus . . .’ See Kaeppeli III 80-5 no. 2875; Schneyer, Winke, 239 no. 36.
[x6r] [List of sermons.]
Imprint: [Venice: Franciscus Renner, de Heilbronn, not after 23 Oct.] 1471. 4°.
Collation: [a–n10 o8 p–t10 v8 x6].
Hain: H *16124;
Goff: Goff L‑140;
BMC: BMC V 191;
Proctor: Pr 4153;
Others: BSB‑Ink L‑105; CIBN L‑119; Sheppard 3325-6. Microfiche: Unit 9: Printing in Italy before 1472: Part III.
LCN: 14550806, 14550896
Copy number: L-071(1)
1. Rodericus Zamorensis, Speculum vitae humanae. Augsburg: Günther Zainer, 11 Jan. 1471 (R‑084(3)).
Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards. Clasps, catches, centre-piece, and bosses lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of lower cover. Remains of a square paper book-label at the head of upper cover. Double fillets form a frame, within which is a repeated rectangular foliate stamp. A saltire formed by repeated small square artichoke stamps divides the inner rectangle into four triangular compartments, each containing lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis, triangular dragon, small lozenge-shaped eagle (or pelican?), floral, and ‘maria' scroll stamps. Greek cross, floral, and ‘maria' scroll stamps surround the frame.
Size: 293 × 220 × 87 mm.
Size of leaf: 289 × 200 mm.
A few marginal notes, extracting key words, in black ink in an early German hand, on both items. ‘Nota' marks and folio numbering: ‘1-202' in a different early hand.
Chapter headings, initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes, and gathering numbers are supplied in red in a contemporary German(?) hand.
Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; Munich shelfmark, ‘Inc. typ. no. 1888' on slip pasted on front pastedown and ‘1888' on a small rectangular label at the head of the spine. Purchased for £1. 11. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 39.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 3.23(2).
Copy number: L-071(2)
A variant with a different setting of [f1], straight-shanked h only, and on [q3], round-backed h only; as BMC (IB. 19823).
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian.
Size: 299 × 224 × 44 mm.
Size of leaf: 288 × 205 mm.
Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an early German hand. The list of sermons, wanting in the book, has been supplied in an early hand.
Initials, some with pen-work decoration, paragraph marks, and chapter headings are supplied in red. Rubricator's signature on [a4r] and [x5v]: ‘1474 Lindner.’
Provenance: Windberg, Bavaria, Premonstratensians; inscription on [a1r]: ‘Ad Bibliothecam Windbergensis Monasterii'. Purchased for £0. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1841), 39.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.32.
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