Leonardus Matthaei de Utino
Sermones aurei de sanctis.
Analysis of Content
[a1v] [List of sermons.]
[a2r] Leonardus [Matthaei] de Utino: Sermones aurei de sanctis. ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘[D]iuinorum interpres misteriorum . . .’
[a3r] Leonardus [Matthaei] de Utino: Sermones aurei de sanctis. ‘In festo gloriosissimi confessoris sancti Leonardi. Sermo.’ Incipit: ‘ “[N]ardus mea dedit odorem . . .” [Ct 1,11]'. See L‑078.
Imprint: Venice: Franciscus Renner, de Heilbronn, with Nicolaus de Frankfordia, 1473. Folio and 4°.
Collation: [a–z A–F10 G H12].
Hain: H *16129;
Goff: Goff L‑152;
BMC: BMC V 192;
Proctor: Pr 4158;
Others: BSB‑Ink L‑108; CIBN L‑124; Oates 1656; Sack, Freiburg, 2236; Sheppard 3332.
Copy number: L-080(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf, with yellow-edged leaves; bound for the Bodleian Library. Manuscript title across the head of the fore-edge. Sixteenth-century book-label bearing title and partial shelfmark: ‘Leonardi | de Vtino | Sermones de | Sanctis. | [ ] III. 7' pasted on the front pastedown.
Size: 245 × 180 × 60 mm.
Size of leaf: 238 × 158 mm.
A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in two different early hands. Early manuscript foliation: ‘1-311.’
On [a2r] a 12-line initial ‘D' is supplied in pink with acanthus-leaf decoration, on a square green ground with yellow pen-work decoration edged in blue; the area defined by the letter is blue with a green flower in the middle. Green, blue, and pink foliate decoration extends from the edges of the initial into the margin. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue. Capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Baumburg, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons Regular, S. Margareta; coat of arms on [a2r], quarterly 1 and 4 gules, 2 and 3 argent, over all a pitchfork in bend; the whole within a circular blue area surrounded by red pen-work decoration. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; shelfmark, ‘Inc. typ. no. 2421', ‘Inc. 2876', probably the duplicate number, on a bookmark inserted in the book and in pencil on front pastedown. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 5.12.
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