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Bod-Inc: N-024

Nicolaus de Ausmo

Supplementum Summae Pisanellae, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Nicolaus de Ausmo]: Supplementum [Summae Pisanellae.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam summa que Magistrutia seu Pisanella vulgariter nuncupatur . . .’ Explicit: ecclesie submitto correctioni, etc.

[K4r] [Tables.]

[L7v] Astesanus de Ast: Canones poenitentiales. Incipit: ‘[C]onsiderandum est de canonibus penitentialibus ad quorum . . .’ Explicit: dilectus et similia, etc. See N‑023.


Imprint: Venice: Franciscus Renner, de Heilbronn and Nicolaus de Frankfordia, 1474. Folio.


Collation: [a–h10 i8 k10 l m8 n–z A–K10 L12].


ISTC: in00060000

Hain: HC *2153;

Goff: Goff N‑60;

BMC: BMC V 192 (IB.19842);

Proctor: Pr 4161;

Others: BSB‑Ink N‑70; CIBN N‑34; Oates 1660; Sheppard 3336.

LCN: 14467416


Copy number: N-024(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Binding: Eighteenth-century blind-tooled calf; gold-tooled spine; marbled pastedowns. Several scars of index tabs.

Size: 276 × 200 × 67 mm.

Size of leaf: 262 × 169 mm.

On [a2r] a 15-line initial ‘Q' is supplied in blue with reserved white decoration, within a red pen-work border extending into the inner margin, and with the body of the letter decorated with a rosette in red, brown, and cream on a ground of red pen-work; other three- to ten-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Engelbert-Karl Arenberg, 10th Duke of Arenberg (1899-1974); at the head of the spine a white paper label edged with three blue lines, bearing the number ‘90'; note on the verso of the front endleaf (in the hand of David Rogers): ‘From the Library of the Duc d'Arenberg'. Purchased in 1961, out of the Gordon Duff Fund; see ‘Notable Accessions: Printed Books', BLR 7,1 (1962), 54, and book-plate on the verso of the front endleaf: ‘Bought out of the Gordon Duff Fund'.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I4.1474.1.

Copy number: N-024(2)

Not in Sheppard.

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [L12].

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) blind-tooled mottled calf (fillets only); sprinkled red-edged leaves. Gold-tooled labels on the spine, naming the author and title, and providing the date of printing. Remains of shelfmark label(?) at the head of the spine: ‘X[X]XIII'. Blue-edged label, numbered ‘10' at the tail of the spine.

Size: 280 × 209 × 70 mm.

Size of leaf: 274 × 185 mm.

Provenance: Vienna, Jesuits; cancelled inscription in the upper margin of [a2r]: ‘Dom. Preb. S. J. Viennae ad s. anno 1700'. Cancelled inscription in lower margin of [a2r]. Vienna, municipal library; manuscript book label: ‘Ex Bibliotheca Civica Vindobonensi'. Two stamps on [a2r]: an oval stamp containing the letters ‘MD', and a circular stamp, lettered and with a decoration in the centre, the impression of which is not clear enough to be read. Shelfmark in red pencil on the front pastedown: ‘7.A.34/53'. Dr Brian Lawn (1905-2001); book-plate; catalogue, p. 118. Bequeathed in 2001.

SHELFMARK: Lawn d.6.

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