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Bod-Inc: L-185

Ludolphus de Saxonia

Expositio in Psalterium, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Wimpheling, Jacobus: [Letter addressed to] ‘Uniuersis optimarum litterarum cultoribus.’ Incipit: ‘Ludolfus Saxo sacratissime religionis carthusiensium . . .’ Dated Speier 1 Jan. 1491.

a1v [List of contents.]

a2r Ludolphus de Saxonia: Expositio in Psalterium. [Prologue.] Incipit: ‘[S]icut olim manna habuit delectamentum . . . “[B]eatus vir qui non habiit in consilio . . .” [Ps 1.] Auctor huius psalmi proprie ignoratur . . .’ See Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum, III (1951), 528-9 no. 5428; VL V 967-77; Gruys 127-8.

D7v [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Perge Ludolfe foras, variasque feraris in vrbes | Doctorum placido suscipiare sinu'; 2 elegiac distichs.

D8r Petrarca, Franciscus: Psalmi poenitentiales. Incipit: ‘[H]eu mihi misero quia iratum aduersum me . . .’ Pétrarque Les Psaumes Pénitentiaux, ed. Henry Cochin (Paris, [1929]).

D9r Petrarca, Franciscus [pseudo-]: Psalmi confessionales. Incipit: ‘[D]ies effluunt et labuntur anni . . .’ Marco Vattasso, I codici petrarcheschi della Biblioteca Vaticana, Studi e Testi 20 (Rome, 1908), 199-205; and see Cochin 89-90; Bloomfield no. 1640.


Imprint: [Speier: Peter Drach, after 1 Jan. 1491]. Folio.


Collation: a–ſ s t8 v6 x–z A–C8 D10.

Remarks: Leaf a1v, line 1: ‘Iacobus vvimpfelingus . . .', letter w consisting of round ‘r' plus ‘v'.


ISTC: il00336000

Hain: HC *10304;

Goff: Goff L‑336;

BMC: BMC II 497;

Proctor: Pr 2381;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑258; CIBN L‑262; Sack, Freiburg, 2279; Sheppard 1729-30.

LCN: 14504096, 14504114


Copy number: L-185(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled half calf; red-edged leaves; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 280 × 205 × 36 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 173 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and ‘nota' marks in an early hand, manuscript foliation: ‘1-49' only, in brown and red ink.

Paragraph marks, ‘nota' marks, some underlining, and capital strokes are supplied in red in the first gathering only.

Provenance: Regensburg, Bavaria, Prüll, Carthusians, S. Vitus; inscription on a1r: 'Pertinet domui sancti Viti in Prwll: ord'. carthusieñ prope ratispanā. 1494' and on D10v: 'Pertinet domui sancti Viti in pryell ordinis carthusiensium'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' and ‘59' in pencil on a1r. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 5.14.

Copy number: L-185(2)

Only D8-10.

Binding: Paper boards, with J. T. Hand's signature on upper cover. ‘239' on circular paper label at tail of upper cover adjacent to the spine.

Size: 300 × 210 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 291 × 200 mm.

On front pastedown bibliographical notes by J. T. Hand.

Initials are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837), 1835; signature dated 1835; armorial book-plate; sale (1837), lot 239: ‘Petrarchæ (F.) Psalmi Penitentiales et confessionales septem sine loco et anno. A rare tract of three leaves' sold to Bandinel for £0. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 29.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 4.38.

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