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Bod-Inc: N-078

Nider, Johannes

Manuale confessorum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Nider, Johannes: Manuale confessorum. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam iuxta beati Gregorii in suo Pastorali sententiam regimen animarum est ars artium . . .’ Explicit: in sentencia et scripto. Et tantum de confessorum . . .sufficit See Kaeppeli II 500-15 no. 2539; VL VI 971-7.

[k4r] Nider, Johannes: Dispositorium moriendi. Incipit: ‘[C]um circa propriam vitam multi sint negligentes . . .’ Explicit: nisi certitudo sufficiens esset See N‑075.


Imprint: [Cologne: Ulrich Zell, c.1470.] 4°.

Remarks: As dated by BSB‑Ink and Polain; Sheppard dates [1469-70]. For variants see V. Scholderer, ‘Variant Settings-up in Zell Quartos', in Fifty Essays in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Bibliography, ed. Dennis E. Rhodes (Amsterdam, 1966), 248-9.


Collation: [a–n8].


ISTC: in00177000

Hain: HC *11835 + H *11828; C 4424 (var.);

Goff: Goff N‑177;

BMC: BMC I 185;

Proctor: Pr 846;

Others: BSB‑Ink N‑154; CIBN N‑106; Hillard 1452; Oates 333; Polain 2852A and 2852 (var.); Sheppard 637; Voulliéme, Köln, 850 (var.).

LCN: 14468685


Copy number: N-078(1)

Leaf [n7v], l. 8: ‘ . . . moriendi. venerabilis | . . .', not as BMC and Voulliéme.

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) black morocco; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 215 × 150 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 138 mm.

Manuscript catchwords at the end of each gathering.

Three- and four-line initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red; capitals touched with yellow wash.

Provenance: Louvain, Brabant, Augustinian Canons, priory of Val-Saint-Martin; inscription on [k6r]: ‘Est liber hic sancti Martini Louaniensis'. Purchased from Payne & Foss for £3. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1825), 19 and ‘Catalogus Bibliothecae Novae', fol. 179r: ‘Purchased 1825 Payne and Foss' (note on the verso of the front endleaf).

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 1.5.

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