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Bod-Inc: N-068

Nider, Johannes

Consolatorium timoratae conscientiae.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Nider, Johannes: Consolatorium timoratae conscientiae. ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[A]pud disciplinas reperimus philosophicas diuersis morbbis(!) corporum . . .’

[a3r] Nider, Johannes: Consolatorium timoratae conscientiae. ‘Capitulum primum'. Incipit: ‘[P]rimo igitur aduertendum quod conscientia vno modo sumitur . . .’ Explicit: inuoluntarium. Hec ille See Kaeppeli II 500-15 no. 2535; VL VI 971-7.

[r7r] ‘Tabula'.


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, 1469-70.] 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; Voulliéme and Polain date to [1467]; a copy is known with a rubricator's date of 1470; see BMC.


Collation: [a–m8 n o6].


ISTC: in00164000

Hain: HC 11806;

Goff: Goff N‑164;

BMC: BMC I 185;

Proctor: Pr 843;

Others: CIBN N‑91; Hillard 1446; Polain 2844; Rhodes 1241; Sheppard 635; Voulliéme, Köln, 846.

LCN: 14465920


Copy number: N-068(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century grey paper boards, with yellow-edged leaves.

Size: 215 × 155 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 212 × 145 mm.

Contemporary manuscript signatures in brown ink; signature letters are also supplied in red in the middle of the lower margin.

On [a1r] a four-line initial ‘A' is supplied in red with brown pen-work decoration extending into the margin. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Caspar Augsburger, Abbot of St Georgenberg (1469-91). Fiecht, Tyrol, Benedictines, S. Josephus (formerly St Georgenberg); his coat of arms and that of the monastery painted within a wreath in the lower margin of [a1r]: quarterly, argent, first and fourth, a cross of S. George, gules; second and third argent, a watering-can, of the second; ‘Montis S. Georgii' on both sides of the wreath. Inscription on the same leaf: ‘In usum Fratrum Montis S: Georgii. 1652'. Purchased for £0. 10. 6: see Books Purchased (1851), 54.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.22.

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