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Bod-Inc: M-029

Mayronis, Franciscus de

Sermones de tempore.


Analysis of Content

A2r ‘Tabula alphabetica super primo volumine sermonum de tempore'.

a2r Ma[y]ronis, Franciscus de: Sermones de tempore. ‘Dominica prima aduentus'. Incipit: ‘  “[F]ratres scientes quia hora est . . .” [Rom 13,11.] Aduentus Domini quatuor dominicis celebratur . . .’ See Schneyer, Repertorium, II nos 1-92, and Roth, Franz von Mayronis, 68.


Imprint: [Brussels: Fratres Vitae Communis, between 9 June 1481 and 1484]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated in HPT.


Collation: A10 B8 C D6 a–p8 q10 r–t v u x–z [et] [us] aa–kk8 ll10.

Remarks: Leaf A2 signed A1, etc.


ISTC: im00094500

Hain: HC *10529;

Goff: Goff, Supplement, M‑94a;

BMC: BMC IX 175;

Proctor: Pr 9343;

Others: BBFN 120; BSB‑Ink F‑248; Campbell 1215; HPT I 52-3, II 398; ILC 1521; Oates 3864; Sheppard 7190.

LCN: 14827908


Copy number: M-029(1)

Binding: Contemporary Netherlandish blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with two metal catches and remains of clasps. Triple fillets form an intersecting frame. The inner rectangle is divided by diagonal triple fillets into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, decorated with small circular fleur-de-lis and star stamps; see Foot, ‘Monasteries and Dragons', 196, and M. Foot, Studies in the History of Bookbinding (Aldershot, 1993), 135. Rebacked. Two parchment endleaves. Strips from a thirteenth-century parchment manuscript visible in the binding.

Size: 285 × 220 × 75 mm.

Size of leaf: 273 × 195 mm.

On a2r a seven-line initial ‘F' is supplied in blue with reserved white decoration and red pen-work decoration extending into the margin. Some initials are supplied in red with reserved white decoration. Other initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: ’s Hertogenbosch, Brothers of the Common Life (before 1623); inscription on A1v: ‘Pertinet ad librariam domus clericorum in buscoducis'. Berne, diocese of Utrecht, Premonstratensian abbey, BVM et S. Johannes Baptista; sale (Leiden, 13 Dec. 1887), lot 122; shelfmark ‘N. 24' similar to that of lot 76, now Auct. Q supra 1.32 (C‑101); note [by David Rogers] on the front pastedown. Purchased from Martinus Nijhoff, Catalogue 208 (1889), no. 133, for £6 (after a 10% discount); see Library Bills, 17 Jan. 1889.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sub. fen. 2.16.

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