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Bod-Inc: N-048

Nicolaus de Hanapis

Biblia pauperum. Version E.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Bonaventura [pseudo-; Nicolaus de Hanapis]: Biblia pauperum. Version E. ‘De abstinentia'. Incipit: ‘  “[V]xori Manue concepture filium” . . . [Idc 13,2] . . .’ Explicit: ipso altari Bonaventura, Opera omnia (Rome, 1588-96), VII 469-563. The work is an abbreviated alphabetical subject arrangement of de Hanapis's Virtutum vitiorumque exempla, here attributed to S. Bonaventura with the title ‘Biblia pauperum'; on the versions of the text see Scholderer, ‘Virtutum Vitiorumque Exempla', 62. Ascribed to Nicolaus de Hanapis by Glorieux, Répertoire, 305 dc, Distelbrink no. 64, Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum, nos 1789/90 and 5816,1, and Kaeppeli III 168-71 no. 3094; Biblia Pauperum. A Facsimile and Edition, ed. Avril Henry (Ithaca, NY, and London, 1987); Derek Pearsall, ‘Two Recent Facsimiles', 123-6.

f7r [Alphabetical list of subject headings.]


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Prüss], 1490. 4°.

Remarks: Different setting from Pr 580, except seven pages: see BMC I 129.


Collation: a8 b–e6 f8.


ISTC: in00103700

Hain: C 1145;

Goff: Goff B‑852;

BMC: BMC I 129;

Proctor: Pr 579;

Others: BSB‑Ink N‑106; Rhodes 410; Sheppard 448.

LCN: 14512050


Copy number: N-048(1)

Bound with A‑330; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 195 × 135 mm.

Occasional marginal annotations, mainly extracting key words; also biographical information on S. Bonaventura on a1r, in an early German hand which has annotated items 3 and 5.

On a2r a seven-line German initial ‘U' is supplied in pink with white pen-work decoration within a green and yellow ground, with the area defined by the letter in gold; a border is supplied in gold, blue, green, red, yellow, and grey, with gold(?) dots, now turned to silver. Other initials are supplied in red or blue. Paragraph marks are supplied in red.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.27(1).

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