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Bod-Inc: M-107

Marsus, Petrus

Oratio in die S. Stephani habita.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Marsus, Petrus: [Dedicatory letter to] Stephanus de Nardinis, Cardinal of Milan. ‘Orato habita a Petro Marso in die sancti Stephani, dicata reverendissimo in Christo patri et domino nostro Stephano card. Mediolanensi.’ Incipit: ‘[E]t aliquando, reverendissime presul, ex umbraculis Romane academie in lucem prodirem ...’ Explicit: ‘... et auctorem ad alias lucubraciunculas tibi sacrandas provocet. Vale.’

[a1r] Marsus, Petrus: Oratio in die S. Stephani habita. ‘Stephanus intendes (!) in celum vidit gloriam Dei. Actuum vii. capi. et in Epistola hodierna.’ [Act 7,55]. Incipit: ‘Plura mihi, patres amplissimi, quorum honestissimus confessus hic et aures castigatissime uberrimum doctrine ...’ [a6v] Explicit: ‘... pro cuius gloria et triumpho Stephanus constanti pioque pectore torrentis lapides excepit, et qui est benedictus in secula seculorum Amen. | Laus Deo.’ See O'Malley 104 and 250-1; Dykmans 69-70.


Imprint: [Rome Stephan Plannck after 26 Dec. 1482]. 4°.

Secundo folio: li secreta rimatus est. Finis nostrum inquit est pervenire ad illud regnum cuius

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard and Sack; BSB‑Ink dates [after 26 Dec. 1482 - before 22 Oct. 1484].


Collation: [a6].

Remarks: Spaces left blank for initial, without printed guide letters.


ISTC: im00288000

Hain: H *10785;

Goff: Goff M‑288;


Proctor: Pr 3741;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑189; CIBN M‑143; Oates 1505; Rhodes 1169; Sack, Freiburg, 2355; Sheppard 2889.

LCN: 14552181


Copy number: M-107(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half brown morocco with brown cloth over pasteboards; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 202 × 145 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 193 × 132 mm.

In the upper margin of [a1r]: ‘Sermo 13' in brown ink in an early hand. ‘7' on [a1r], ‘114' on [a6v], both in pencil.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' on [a1r]. Date of acquisition unknown; most books with neighbouring shelfmarks were acquired during the late 1880s.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.40.

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