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Meynradus, S.

Passio S. Meynradi.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Passio S. Meynradi. Sankt Meinrad zum elften Zentenarium seines Todes 861-1961, ed. Benedictines of the Abbey of S. Maria, Einsiedeln (Einsiedeln, Zurich, and Cologne, 1961), 26-40. Sometimes attributed to Albertus de Bonstetten: see GW IV col. 559.

b4v Leo VIII, Pont. Max.: ‘Copia dedicationis angelice ac indulgentia insignis heremitarum loci'. Incipit: ‘[L]eo episcopus seruus seruorum dei. Conuenit apostolico moderamini piis locis . . .’ Explicit: inditione septima feliciter Amen

b6r Pius II, Pont. Max.: ‘Confirmatio indulgentiarum Pii pape secundi'. Incipit: ‘[P]ius episcopus seruus seruorum Dei. Dilectis filiis abbati et conuentui monasterii beate Marie loci heremitarum . . . Iniunctum nobis desuper . . .’

b7r Pius II, Pont. Max.: ‘De dedicatione angelica'. Incipit: ‘[P]ius episcopus seruus seruorum Dei. Dilecto filio Geraldo abbati monasterii beate Marie virginis . . .’

b8r ‘Suffragia de beato Meynrado martyre et heremita'. Incipit: ‘[G]loria dignus es et honore sacer Christi martyr Meynrade . . .’ Explicit: precibus adiuuari per dominum

b8v Brant, S[ebastian: Verse addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Fac Deus ob meritum Meynradi martyris atque | Syluicole regni premia adire tui'; 3 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Basel: Michael Furter, 20 Sept. 1496. 4°.


Collation: a6 b8.

Illustrations: 21 woodcuts: see Schramm XXII pls 524-8, 530-1, 524 [repeated], 537, 536, 558, 539, 541-4, 547, 555 [twice], 556-7; not the order as given in Schramm or in BSB‑Ink.


ISTC: im00531050

Hain: H *12453;

Goff: Goff P‑142;


Proctor: Pr 7731;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑27; CIBN P‑41; Schramm XXII p. 43 and plates as above; Schreiber V 4607; Sheppard 2519-20.

LCN: 14453823, 14453920


Copy number: M-213(1)

In this copy a four-line space is left for the initial on a1v.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 217 × 158 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 148 mm.

The woodcut on a2r is partly coloured in red.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich. Purchased from Munich via Thomas Rodd for Fl. 5, i.e. £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 25.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.52.

Copy number: M-213(2)

Bound with B‑192A; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 200 × 133 mm.

Wanting b4.5.

In this copy the text on a1v begins with a woodcut initial ‘D'.

On the rear endleaf notes in German in an eighteenth-century hand(?) on Albertus de Bonstetten. Albertus's name has been added in manuscript in a sixteenth-century(?) hand on the title-page.

SHELFMARK: Douce 92(2).

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