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Metlinger, Bartholomaeus

Ein Regiment der jungen Kinder [German].


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.]

[a1r] Metlinger, Bartholomaeus: [Introduction.] Incipit: ‘[W]ann nach ansehung g[ ]tlicher vmn menschlichen ordnung . . .’ See VL VI 459-67.

[a2r] [Metlinger, Bartholomaeus: Ein Regiment der jungen Kinder.] Incipit: ‘[C]onstantinus spricht so die frucht an die welt geborn würt . . .’ Explicit: frawen Marie. Amen


Imprint: Augsburg: Johann Bämler, 28 Aug. 1474. Folio.

Remarks: H describes a collective contents page, in which this work is listed first, together with Goff T‑384, E‑182, and A‑596.


Collation: [a10 b c8].

Remarks: Collation as Sheppard, not as Polain.

Types: Type: 138 G.

Leaves: 26 leaves, the last blank.

Line number: 27 lines ([a2v]).

Type area: Type area: 185 ×125 mm ([a2v]).

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: im00528000

Hain: H *11128 (fols 2r –28v);

Goff: Goff M‑528;

Proctor: Pr 1607;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑358; Osler, IM 49; Polain 2685; Schramm III p. 25; Schreiber V 4651; Sheppard 1196.

LCN: 14454571


Copy number: M-211(1)

Wanting [a1], and the blank leaf [c8].

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) mottled brown paper boards with a paper label on the upper cover giving the title of the book, in an eighteenth-century(?) hand.

Size: 303 × 212 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 298 × 205 mm.

Early annotation in red ink on [a6v]; occasional pointing hands. Bibliographical notes in German on the recto of the front endleaf.

Provenance: Hermann von Guttenberg family (seventeenth/eighteenth century); armorial book-plate: per pale, or on a fess sable a star of the first; sable, a crescent-increscent or; see Warnecke 816. William Horatio Crawford (1815-1888); sale (12 Mar. 1891), lot 2091; blue bookseller's ticket at the head of the upper cover. Purchased through Quaritch for £2. 5. 0; see Library Bills, 25 Mar. 1891; Annual Report of the Curators of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University Gazette, 10 May 1892, 471.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sub. fen. 2.17.

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