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Bod-Inc: M-326

Moser, Ludwig

Bereitung zu dem Heiligen Sakrament [German].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [Table of contents.]

a2r [Moser, Ludwig]: Bereitung zu dem Heiligen Sakrament. Incipit: ‘[D]em hochgelerten wirdigen herren vnser lerer der gottlichen . . .’ Explicit: sun, vnd heiliger geist. Amen See Sack, and VL VI 705-10, at 707, no. 3b.


Imprint: [Basel: Johann Amerbach and Johann Petri, not after 1489.] 8°.

Remarks: As assigned and dated by Sack, who discusses the identity of the printers and the date of printing.


Collation: a–y A–K8.

Types: Types: 105 G, 92 G.

Leaves: 256 leaves.

Line number: 21 lines (a3r); 22 lines (a3v).

Type area: Type area: 96 ×60 mm (a3r); 101 ×60 mm (a3v).

Illustrations: 55 woodcuts: see Schramm.


ISTC: im00866000

Hain: C 4368;

Goff: Goff M‑866;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: Sack, Freiburg, 2507-8; Schramm XXII p. 45 and pls 420-71; Schreiber V 4811; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 14515176


Copy number: M-326(1)

Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled sheep(?), dyed red, over wooden boards, with one metal clasp and catch. On the upper cover double fillets form a frame, within which are three compartments. The upper and lower compartments are decorated with a circular fleur-de-lis stamp and a repeated ornamental stamp. The central compartment is divided by quadruple fillets into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments decorated with the fleur-de-lis stamp, a small lozenge-shaped flower-petal stamp, a cross stamp, a trefoil stamp, and a ‘double-D' stamp. On the lower cover double fillets form a frame within which are three compartments. The upper and lower compartments are decorated with the fleur-de-lis stamp and a foliate stamp. The central compartment is divided by double fillets into four triangular compartments which are decorated with the cross stamp and the flower-petal stamp, with the trefoil stamp at the inner edge. At the head of the spine is a paper label bearing the author's name and the title of the book; at the tail is a paper shelfmark label, on which are various cancelled shelfmarks.

Size: 162 × 115 × 57 mm.

Size of leaf: 156 × 112 mm.

On a2r a five-line initial ‘D' is supplied in blue, with the body of the letter and extensions decorated in green, red, and yellow; other two-, three-, and five-line initials (some with extensions into the margins, some edged in green), paragraph marks, and line-fillers are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red. Woodcuts coloured in red, blue, green, and yellow.

Provenance: Philipp Jakob [Steyrer] (1715-1795), Abbot of Sankt Peter auf dem Schwarzwald, Benedictine convent, 1754; inscription on the verso of the front endleaf: ‘Emit reuerendissimus ac amplissimus DD Philippus Jacobus Abbas S Petri in Sylva nigra 1754'; for the same inscription in another copy of the same edition see Sack, Freiburg, 2507; see also the Hoff catalogue (below), with the references given there. Dr Armand Ripault (as suggested in Hoff catalogue, see below); armorial book-plate on the verso of the front endleaf, with motto ‘D'esperer servira' may be that of Ripault; sale, according to Hoff catalogue, part I, 24 Jan. 1924, lot 18. Grace Whitney Hoff (1862-1938); armorial book-plate; catalogue, Bibliothèque de Madame G. Whitney Hoff. Catalogue des manuscrits, incunables, éditions rares, reliures anciennes et modernes, 2 vols (Paris, 1933), no. 9. Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); armorial book-plate; purchased in 1950 from Heinrich Eisemann or William H. Schab (both of whose names appear in the ledger) for £330; accession no. ‘R 904'. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 22.5.

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