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Bod-Inc: M-279


Missale Spirense (Speier).


Analysis of Content

[*2r] Ludovicus von Helmstedt, Bishop of Speier: [Mandate for publication.] Incipit: ‘Ludouicus dei et apostolice sedis gratia Episcopus . . . Sacrorum canonum instituta . . .’ See R. Bohlender, Dom und Bistum Speyer. Eine Bibliographie, Pfälzische Arbeiten zum Buch- und Bibliothekswesen und zur Bibliographie, 8 (Speier, 1979), 124. Dated Speier, 14 Mar. 1487.

[*3r] [Calendarium.] It includes: 8 Jan. ‘Erhardi ep iii lc'; 29 Jan. ‘Valeri ep iii lc'; 17 Mar. ‘Gerdrudis v'; 4 May ‘Widonis ab du[plex] iii lc'; 13 May ‘Gangolfi m'; 3 June ‘Erasmi m et ep iii lc'; 1 July ‘Oct. s Iohannis Baptiste du[plex] ix lc'; 4 July ‘Udalrici ep ix lc' (red); 6 July ‘Goaris cf cuius festum transponitur in translacionem beati Benedicti'; 11 July ‘Ubi peragitur festum s Goaris sepulti in ecclesia Spirensi du[plex] ix lc'; 14 July ‘Heinrici imperatoris ix lc'; 18 July ‘Arnolfi ep et cf iii lc'; 5 Aug. ‘Oswaldi regis et m iii lc'; 6 Sept. ‘Magni cf iii lc'; 9 Sept. ‘Gorgonii m ubi habetur dedicacio ecclesie Spirensis du[plex] iii lc' (red); 16 Sept. ‘Oct. dedicacionis'; 6 Oct. ‘Zoili m ix lc'; 3 Nov. ‘Piriminii ep iii lc'; 7 Nov. ‘Willibrordi ep iii lc'; 16 Nov. ‘Othmari ab'; 2 Dec. ‘Oct. s Katherine du[plex] ix lc'.

[*9r] ‘Exorcismus salis et aque'.

[a1r] [Proprium de tempore.]

[r8r] ‘In dedicacione ecclesie'. Followed by ‘In dedicacione altaris'.

[s2r] [Ordinarium missae.]

[t1r] [Toni communes.] Intonations for ‘Kyrieleyson', ‘Gloria in excelsis deo'; and ‘Ite missa est'.

[t3v] ‘Prefaciones'.

[**1v] [Woodcut: Crucifixion.]

[**2r] [Canon missae.]

[A1r] ‘Commune sanctorum'.

[C5r] [Proprium de sanctis.] From ‘In vigilia s Andree' to ‘Katherine v'.

[M10v] ‘Misse votiuales'. See M‑267 nos: 1-2; ‘De corpore Christi'; ‘De passione'; 60; 3; ‘De corona domini'; 4-5; ‘De quatuordecim auxiliatoribus'; 15; 20; 24; ‘Alie orationes pro peccatore penitente' (47?); 41; 44; ‘Contra temptaciones'; 43; ‘Contra tribulaciones'; ‘Contra pestilenciam'; 53; ‘Alie orationes contra famem', ‘Sequuntur alie orationes pro paciencia in omnibus angustiis, famis, pestis, tribulacionis et cuiuscunque temptacionis impetranda siue postulanda'; ‘Pro papa vel presule', ‘Pro rege vel imperatore', ‘Pro amico vel fautore', ‘Pro petente orationes fieri pro se', 27; 29-31; 17; 10; ‘Alie orationes pro pace et inimicis' (48?); 39; 18; ‘Contra hereticos, Turcos, Paganos aut quoscunque infideles'; ‘Pro benefactoribus', 49; 12; 51; 13; ‘Orationes pro captiuis' (50?); 55.

[P9r] [Missae pro defunctis.]

[Q6r] ‘Collecte per ebdomadam'.

[R1r] ‘Informationes et cautele obseruande presbitero volenti diuina celebrare'. Missale Sarum, 647-51.

[R2r] ‘Cautele seruande quid agendum sit circa defectus uel casus qui oriri possint in missa'. Missale Sarum, 651-6.


Imprint: [Bamberg: Johann Sensenschmidt and Heinrich Petzensteiner, after 14 Mar. 1487]. Folio.


Collation: [* a–m10 n8 o–q10 r8 s6 t12 v ** A–P10 Q8 R4].

Types: Types: 400 G, Canon; 196 G, 156 G (leaded except in preliminary and supplementary matter.

Leaves: 376 leaves, the first and last blank, also the last parchment leaf of gathering [**] containing the Canon; 11-182, 215-372 numbered I–CCCXXVIII, with errors.

Line number: 37 lines ([*2r]); 28 lines [a2r]; 15 lines ([**2r], Canon); 2 columns, except preliminaries, prefaces, Canon, and half-leaf Clxxvii.

Type area: Type area: 293 ×191 mm ([*2r]); 286 (with foliation, 296) ×194 mm ([a2r]); 302 ×194 mm ([**2r], Canon).

Illustrations: Red-printed initials and lombards. Woodcut initial ‘T' (sacrifice of Isaac) in Canon. Musical notes on red-printed four-line stave. Crucifixion cut in Canon; see Heitz, Kanonbilder, 29.

Remarks: Between fols clxxvi and clxxvii is inserted a half-leaf numbered, on recto and verso, clxxvii containing additional lections (14 lines on recto, 11 on verso). Col. 2 of fol. CCXC verso, [M10v], from l. 9 to the foot of the page contains only red-printed text beginning ‘Sequuntur misse uotiuales', the spaces for black printing being left blank. The same text, complete with black-printed portions, is printed on the next page, [N1r], col. 1, lines 1-19. Leaf [*2r]: ‘(red)L (black)Vdouicus dei et apl'ice ſedis gr̄a Ep̄us Spiren̄ vniuerſis et ſin- | gulis eccl'ia p̄latis . . .'; [*2v], l. 11: ‘ . . . Datū in Ciuitate noſtra Spiren̄ | die quartadecima menſis Marcij. Anno domini milleſimo quadringen | teſimo octuageſimo ſeptimo.' || [bishop's arms]; [*3r]: (red) ‘KL Ianuarius habet dies .xxxj. luna .xxx.'; [*9r]: (red) ‘Exorcismus ſalis et acque . . .'; [a1r]: (red) ‘Incipit liber miſſalis ſcd'm | ordinē eccleſie Spiren̄ . . .'; [t1r]: (red) ‘Incipiūt kyriel'. In natiuitate dn̄i . . .'; [t3v]: (red) ‘Incipiunt p̄faciōes'; [**1r] blank; [**1v] [woodcut of the Crucifixion]; [**2r]: ‘TE igi clementiſſi | me pater . . .'; [A1r]: (red) ‘Incipit cōmune ſācto'; [C5r]: (red) ‘Incipit de ſanctis [per] circulū | anni . . .'; [M10v]: (red) Sequuntur miſſe votiua= | les . . .'; [R1r]: (red) ‘Sequūtur informaciones [et] cau- | tele obſeruāde preſbitero volenti | diuina celebrare.’


ISTC: im00721900

Hain: HC 11427;

Proctor: Pr 786;

Others: CIBN M‑474; Sheppard 580-3; Weale–Bohatta 1482.

LCN: 14515929


Copy number: M-279(1)

Leaves [*3-8] (calendar) and [a1] are made up from a smaller copy, with red-edged leaves. Leaves [*9-10] are misbound in reverse order after [a1].

Gathering [**], containing the Canon, printed on parchment.

Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled calf over paper boards. With leather index tabs and blue-edged leaves. Triple fillets form a quadruple frame. Within the outer frame a double cresting roll. Within the following frame a floral and foliate with hunting scene (a dog after a wild boar) roll. Within the following frame, a decorative foliate roll. Rebacked, reusing the original spine, with a repeated lozenge-shaped ornament in gilt.

Size: 375 × 285 × 80 mm.

Size of leaf: 365 × 262 mm.

On [*1r] ‘Officium de compassione Virginis gloriose', followed by ‘Sequentia de passione Christi' added in a sixteenth-century hand. On [*1v] an office in Greek with the same title, in the same hand. Occasional marginal notes, mainly correcting and supplementing the text, in a contemporary German hand. On [Q8v], blank, an addition in the contemporary hand: ‘Sequentia de sancta Anna'; followed by ‘In festo Sixti incidit festum Transfigurationis Iesu Christi' in the sixteenth-century hand. On [R3v] and [R4r-v] the office ‘Pro rege catholico' has been added in the contemporary hand. ‘£4. 14. 6' in pencil on front endleaf.

Provenance: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); book-plate with handwritten shelfmark ‘BB.h.7': see Lee, Royal Book-plates, 40-1 no. 23; sale, pt I, probably lot 4372. Purchased for £0. 18. 0; see Books Purchased (1854), 41.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 1.8.

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