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Missale Dominicanum seu Ordinis Praedicatorum.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v ‘Tabula pasce perpetua'.

A2r [Calendarium.] See M‑246; May, lower margin ‘Festum sancte Catherine de Senis tertij ordinis beati dominici semper celebratur in prima dominica mensis maii ex institutione domini Pii pape secundi et sit offitium sub toto duplici' (red).

A8r [Oratio sancti Ambrosii.] Incipit: ‘Summe sacerdos et vere pontifex . . .’ Explicit: neque sitiam in eternum. Amen. See Wilmart, Auteurs spirituels, 114-24.

B1r [Rubricae.] It includes: ‘De officio ministrorum altaris'; ‘De sacra communione'; ‘De missis priuatis'; ‘De quo missa sit in conuentu per totum annum celebranda'; ‘De missa beate Marie'; ‘Quando dicendum est Gloria in excelsis'; ‘De numero orationum in missa conuentuali'; ‘De orationibus dicendis in missa conuentuali'; ‘Quando dicendum est Credo in missa'; ‘De prefationibus'.

a1r [Proprium de tempore.]

h10r [Ordinarium missae.] The Ordinarium is inserted between Holy Saturday and Easter day.

i5v [Woodcut: Crucifixion.]

i6r [Canon missae.]

n7r ‘In anniuersario dedicationis ecclesie'.

n8r ]Proprium de sanctis.] From ‘In vigilia s Andree' to ‘Vitalis et Agricole'.

u3v ‘Commune sanctorum'.

u9v [Missae votivae.] See M‑267 nos 1-4; 7; 40; 11; ‘Pro tribulatione ecclesie'; 33; 20; ‘Pro predicatoribus'; ‘Pro familiaribus'; 10; 12-13; 29-30; 17; 36; ‘Pro temptatis et tribulatis', ‘Ad inuocandum gratiam spiritus sancti'; 19.

r5v [Missae pro defunctis.]

y1r [Missae votivae.] See M‑267 nos 60; ‘De sancto Gabriele archangelo'; 61; ‘Pro pace'; ‘Contra paganos'; 39; 51; ‘Tempore pestis et mortalitatis'; ‘De tribus magis'.

y7r ‘Officium ad induendum puerum vel puellam pro deuotione vel voto ad habitum nostri ordinis'.

y7v [Benedictiones.]

z1r ‘Sequentie'. It includes sequences for the main feasts of the proper of tempore and saints.

z8v [Colophon.]

z9r [Table of contents.]


Imprint: [Venice]: Andreas Torresanus de Asula, 30 Dec. 1496. Folio.


Collation: A8 B12 a8 b–u10 x y8 z10.

Illustrations: Woodcut.


ISTC: im00640000

Hain: HC *11294;

Goff: Goff M‑640;

BMC: BMC V 312;

Proctor: Pr 4742;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑445; CIBN M‑401; Duggan 137; Meyer-Baer 216; Sander 4714; Sheppard 3799; Weale 244; Weale–Bohatta 1823.

LCN: 14338995


Copy number: M-247(1)

Binding: Contemporary German (Leipzig, Kyriß workshop no. 106) blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, two clasps and catches lost. Leather index tabs and yellow-edged leaves. Intersecting triple fillets form a triple frame. Within the middle frame a repeated foliate staff stamp. The inner rectangle is decorated with merrythought panels, made up from headed-outline tools and each containing a fleuron; see Kyriß pl. 215, nos 1, 2, 4. ‘Missale' stamped at the head of upper cover.

Size: 365 × 260 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 355 × 248 mm.

On a1r and i6r initials are supplied in grey edged in black, with the body of the letter in gold, within a green and red frame, and with acanthus leaves, extension into the margin, and gold dots. A few initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue, other initials are supplied in blue. The woodcut of the Crucifixion on i5v is painted in gold and colours.

Provenance: ‘2230' on a bookseller's circular label at the tail of the spine. Samuel Butler (1774-1839); sale, pt II, lot 1398; lot number on the front endleaf. Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘BB.g.22': see Lee, Royal Book-plates, 40-1 no. 23; sale, pt I, lot 4373. Purchased for £3. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1854), 41.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 1.20.

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