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Bod-Inc: N-043

Nicolaus de Dinkelsbühl

Postilla cum sermonibus evangeliorum dominicalium.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r ‘Tabula alphabetica'.

b1r Nicolaus de Dinkelsbühl: Postilla cum sermonibus evangeliorum dominicalium. ‘Dominica prima aduentus. Sermo primus.’ Incipit: ‘  “[B]enedictus qui venit in nomine Domini” Matth. xxi [Mt 21,9]. Euangelium quod hodie legitur secundum breuiarium Patauiensem . . .’ See Madre, Nikolaus von Dinkelsbühl, 127-54 (with variants), and VL VI 1048-59, at 1052.


Imprint: Strasbourg: [Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger], 1496. 4°.

Remarks: Sheppard notes that this edition is attributed to Husner by E. Voulliéme, in ZfB 32 (1915), 318.


Collation: a8 b–ſ s–y8 z [et]6.


ISTC: in00102000

Hain: HC *11760;

Goff: Goff N‑102;

BMC: BMC I 110;

Proctor: Pr 476;

Others: BSB‑Ink N‑97; Sack, Freiburg, 2550; Sheppard 382.

LCN: 14486990


Copy number: N-043(1)

Binding: Sixteenth-century German (Tegernsee, Kyriß workshop no. 32) blind-tooled leather over bevelled wooden boards. Two catches lost and remains of clasps. On the upper cover, triple fillets form concentric frames each decorated with ornamental and floral rolls. On the lower cover, within the outer frame a quadrilateral floral roll; within the following one an ornamental roll. The inner rectangle is decorated with a circular rosette stamp, another circular stamp bearing the arms of Tegernsee (see Kyriß pl. 69, nos 3 and a), and the date 1545. ‘Inligatus 1545 VR' on the verso of the front endleaf. Manuscript title on a rectangular parchment label at the head of upper cover. ‘G. 66. Io’ printed on a rectangular paper label at tail of upper cover. Remains of other labels on the spine. Manuscript title and shelfmark along the lower edge.

Size: 200 × 145 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 193 × 133 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly correcting the text and extracting key words, in a contemporary hand. A few more notes, extracting key words, in red ink in a sixteenth-century hand.

Three- and eight-line initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Heinrich Kinzner (fl. 1500-1543), Abbot of Tegernsee. Tegernsee, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Quirinus; inscription on the verso of the front endleaf: ‘Attinet liber iste venerabili Cenobio Tegernsee anno Christi 1500 per dominum Hainricum (Kinzner) abbatem emptus'; shelfmark on a1r: ‘N. 1.' ‘Attinet Tegernsee' on p8v. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' in red crayon on the verso of the front endleaf and ‘2160' in pencil on the rear pastedown. Purchased from Caspar Haugg, Augsburg, Catalogue 76 (1885), no. 202, for 12 Marks; see Library Bills, 1885, no. 206.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.27.

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