Mammotrectus super Bibliam.
Analysis of Content
a2r ‘Vocabularius in Mammotrectum secundum ordinem alphabeti'.
e1r [Marchesinus, Johannes]: ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[I]mpatiens proprie imperitie ac ruditati compatiens pauperum clericorum . . .’ See Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum, 4776(I). See also M‑080.
e1r [Marchesinus, Johannes]: Mammotrectus super Bibliam I: Gn-Apc [including Ps]. Incipit: ‘ “[F]rater Ambrosius”, etc. Frater sit in fide. Perferens . . .’ See Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum, 4776(I), with some variations.
D2r [Marchesinus, Johannes]: Mammotrectus super Bibliam II. Incipit: ‘[A]pud Hebreos Nisan dicitur Aprilis . . .’ See Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum, 4777(II) 1-3, 6, 4-5, 7-15, 17-18, 16, 19.
Imprint: Strasbourg: [Martin Flach], 1487. Folio.
Collation: a–z A–Q8 R6.
Hain: HC *10566;
Goff: Goff M‑248;
BMC: BMC I 148;
Proctor: Pr 674;
Others: BSB‑Ink M‑163; Sheppard 506.
Copy number: M-087(1)
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled quarter pigskin over wooden boards, with one metal clasp, and remains of a second, and two catches lost; the outer part of the upper board has been replaced, perhaps in the nineteenth century. On both covers quadruple fillets form a frame. The inner rectangle is divided by further fillets into two rectangular compartments, one each at the head and foot, decorated with a circular fleur-de-lis stamp; between the two rectangular compartments are two vertical strips, the inner one decorated with a repeated knot-work stamp, and the outer with a repeated ‘Maria' scroll stamp. The spine is decorated with the ‘Maria' scroll stamp.
Size: 222 × 151 × 71 mm.
Size of leaf: 208 × 136 mm.
Provenance: Cancelled inscription on a2r, unread under ultraviolet light. Andreas Sigisfridus (sixteenth century); inscription in red ink on a1r: ‘Ad vsum fratris Andree Sigisfridi theologi et constat [ ] ex testamento emptus est liber iste'. Joseph Baer & Co., Catalogue 143, no. 374. Purchased for 8 Marks: see Library Bills, 7 May 1884.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.77.
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