Nicolaus de Ausmo
Supplementum Summae Pisanellae.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] [Nicolaus de Ausmo]: Supplementum Summae Pisanellae. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam summa que Magistrutia seu Pisanella vulgariter nuncupatur . . .’ Explicit: ecclesie submitto correctioni . . .secula seculorum. Amen
Imprint: Reutlingen: [Michel Greyff], 5 Jan. 1482. Folio.
Collation: [a–h8 i k10 l–r8 s t6 v–z A–K8 l M10 N–Z aa–ff8].
Hain: HC *2163;
Goff: Goff N‑56;
BMC: BMC II 577;
Proctor: Pr 2701;
Others: BSB‑Ink N‑80; Sack, Freiburg, 2537-8; Sheppard 1956.
Copy number: N-022(1)
Binding: Contemporary German (Augsburg, Kyriß workshop no. 80) blind-tooled calf over wooden boards; two clasps and catches, also corner-pieces and bosses lost. On the upper cover triple fillets form the outer frame; further intersecting triple fillets form the inner frame within which is a repeated square rosette stamp (Kyriß pl. 163, no. 4); triple fillets form the inner rectangle which is divided by triple fillets into quadrilateral compartments decorated with a small flower-petal stamp, and a central rectangular compartment which is decorated with a repeated lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis stamp. On the lower cover triple fillets form the outer frame; further intersecting triple fillets form the inner frame, within which is the repeated rosette stamp; triple fillets form the inner rectangle which is decorated with a repeated headed-outline tool making up merrythoughts each containing a fleuron (Kyriß pl. 163, no. 3), a second fleuron (Kyriß pl. 163, no. 2), and a small foliate stamp (Kyriß pl. 163, nos 5 or 6). For a similar binding see D‑168(1) [Inc. d. I4.1481.2-5]. A paper manuscript label at the head of the spine, containing the title of the work and its date; a smaller manuscript label towards the foot of the spine is lettered ‘V.18'[?]. Rebacked.
Size: 282 × 202 × 115 mm.
Size of leaf: 272 × 187 mm.
On the badly damaged front and rear endleaves are two lists of names written in the same fifteenth/sixteenth-century German hand.
One- to eight-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks supplied in red; capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' in black ink, partly mutilated, on the verso of the front endleaf. Purchased from Caspar Haugg on 22 Nov. 1892, Catalogue no. 125, for 36 Marks; see Library Bills (1892), unnumbered.
SHELFMARK: Inc. d. G26.1482.1.
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