Leven Ons Heren
Dat Leven ons Heren Jhesu Christi [Dutch].
Analysis of Content
[a]2r ‘Die prologe.’ Incipit: ‘[O] mensche ist dattu . . .’
[a]2v Dat Leven ons Heren Jhesu Christi. Incipit: ‘[D]es maendaechs te mettentijt . . .’
Imprint: Leiden: Hugo Janszoon van Woerden, 1498. 8°.
Collation: [a] b–d8 e4 f–r8 s4 t–z [et] [con] A B8.
Types: Type: 99 G. Capital spaces. Lombards.
Leaves: 208 leaves.
Line number: 20 lines (c2r).
Type area: Type area: 100 ×68 mm (c2r).
Hain: HC 10056;
Proctor: not in Pr;
Others: Campbell 1119; HPT II 431; ILC 1436; Polain 4525; Sheppard 7024.
Copy number: L-099(1)
Wanting gatherings [a] and b, and leaves d6, f2.7, q1, 4, 5, 6, 8, s1, 2, 4, z1, 2, 7, 8, [con]1.8, and all thereafter (the above description is derived from Polain).
Leaf m1 mutilated, s3 damaged.
Binding: Modern parchment.
Size: 127 × 100 × 28 mm.
Size of leaf: 120 × 91 mm.
On d7r, h7v, and m3v are four-line initial ‘D's, and on v7v a three-line initial ‘D', all supplied in blue within a red pen-work frame, and with red pen-work decoration and extensions into the margins. Other two- to four-line initials are supplied in red; some printed one-line initials and paragraph marks coloured over in red; capital strokes in red; text ruled in red throughout; woodcuts coloured in red, yellow, green, and blue.
Provenance: De Parc, Brabant, Premonstratensian convent, S. Johannes Evangelista; partly erased stamp on t8r; heavily erased remains of similar-looking stamps on v1v and on [con7v], and a scar of the same size and shape on c2r. Hans P. Kraus. Bought by American Friends of the Bodleian Library from Kraus for $750, 15 Dec. 1967.
SHELFMARK: Don. f.509.
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