Nicolaus de Blony
Sermones de tempore et de sanctis, sive Viridarius.
Analysis of Content
Aa2r ‘Tabula alphabetica' [de tempore.]
a1r Nicolaus de Blony: Sermones de tempore et de sanctis, sive Viridarius. [Proprium de tempore.] ‘Dominica prima in aduentu. Sermo I.’ Incipit: ‘ “[C]um appropinquaret dominus Hierosolymis” . . . [Mt 21,1]. Quoniam vt ait magnum lumen ecclesie . . .’
[*1v] ‘Tabula alphabetica' [de sanctis].
2a1r Nicolaus de Blony: Sermones de tempore et de sanctis, sive Viridarius. [Proprium de sanctis.] ‘De sancto Andrea. Sermo I.’ Incipit: ‘ “[V]enite post me faciam vos fieri piscatores . . .” [Mt 4,19]. Quoniam vt ait magnum lumen . . .’
Imprint: Strasbourg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], 22 Nov. 1494-5. Folio.
Remarks: In two parts, dated (I) [De tempore] 22 Nov. 1494; (II) [De sanctis] 1495.
Collation: Part I: Aa8 Bb Cc6 a–c8 d–z A–D8.6.6 E6 F–V8.6.6 X Y6 Z8 2Aa6 Bb–Gg8.6.6 Hh8; part II: [*]4 2a8 2b–c6 2d8 2e–n6 2o8.
Remarks: Leaf Aa2 signed Aa1, etc. Gathering [*] is numbered but not signed.
Hain: HC *3262;
Goff: Goff N‑91;
Proctor: Pr 636;
Others: BSB‑Ink N‑93; Sack, Freiburg, 2547-8; Sheppard 492.
Copy number: N-036(1)
Wanting the blank leaf2 o8.
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled goatskin over wooden boards, with contemporary manuscript title and shelfmark, ‘25', on a rectangular parchment label at the head of the upper cover. Manuscript title on the spine, in a later hand. ‘846' in brown ink on a small rectangular paper label at tail of the spine. Two clasps and catches, centre-piece and corner-pieces lost. On the upper cover triple fillets form an intersecting double frame. Within the outer frame is a rosette stamp. Diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, decorated with a palmette stamp, a circular lamb and flag stamp, a floral stamp, and the rosette stamp, with a small floral stamp at the intersection of the fillets. On the lower cover, triple fillets form a frame. Diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, decorated with the lamb and flag and the rosette stamp, and with a floral stamp.
Size: 290 × 210 × 95 mm.
Size of leaf: 285 × 187 mm.
Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and underlining in an early hand.
Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; some underling and capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Scheyern, Bavaria, Benedictines, BVM; inscription on Aa1r: ‘Monasterii Schyrensis Ordinis S. Benedicti'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' in brown ink on front pastedown. Purchased on 26 Apr. 1884 from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 159, no. 274, for 15 Marks; see Library Bills, 1884.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q inf. 1.13.
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