Nicolaus de Ausmo
Supplementum Summae Pisanellae, et al.
Analysis of Content
[a2r] [Nicolaus de Ausmo]: Supplementum [Summae Pisanellae]. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam summa que Magistrucia seu Pisanella vulgariter nuncupatur . . .’ Explicit: ecclesie submitto correctioni
[L8v] Astesanus de Ast: Canones poenitentiales. Incipit: ‘[C]onsiderandum est de canonibus penitentialibus ad quorum . . .’ Explicit: dilectus et similia, etc. See N‑023.
[L12r] [Epilogue addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Non te lateat, lector optime, non sine ratione plerasque in hoc opere . . .’ Explicit: intuendum afferre arbitramur
Imprint: Nuremberg: Johann Sensenschmidt and Andreas Frisner, 20 Jan. 1475. Folio.
Collation: [a–k10 l m8 n–q10 r8 s–z A–G10 H8 I12 K10 L12].
Hain: H 2154;
Goff: Goff N‑62;
BMC: BMC II 406;
Proctor: Pr 2195;
Others: BSB‑Ink N‑71; Oates 1065; Sheppard 1404.
Copy number: N-026(1)
Wanting gathering [G].
Binding: Contemporary German(?) blind-tooled calf over wooden boards with a metal centre-boss on the upper cover, four metal corner-pieces on each cover, two metal catches, and the remains of one metal clasp; parchment pastedowns and endleaves; on the upper cover the title is written on a strip of parchment, pasted down, and protected by a piece of transparent horn itself held down by a narrow brass frame, broken along the lower edge. On both covers fillets form a rectangle which is divided by further double fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments, decorated with a small flower-petal stamp, a lozenge-shaped eagle stamp, a lozenge-shaped quatrefoil stamp, and, on the lower cover only, a lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis stamp (all very worn and damaged).
Size: 428 × 290 × 102 mm.
Size of leaf: 418 × 278 mm.
Occasional early marginal annotations.
On [a2r] a 13-line initial ‘Q' is supplied in gold on a blue ground with an extension into the margin; other one- to five-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, are supplied in red or blue; running section numbers are supplied in the margins in red (many being written over erasures); capital strokes in red; punctuation and paragraph marks overwritten in red.
Provenance: Purchased from John Mozley Stark, for £2. 2. 0: see Library Bills (1856-8), no. 139 (14 Apr. 1856), and Books Purchased (1856), 5.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q inf. 1.10.
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