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Bod-Inc: N-084

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 summa et scripto. Et tantum de confessorum . . .sufficiat See N‑078.


Imprint: [Cologne: Bartholomaeus de Unkel, c.1481.] 4°.


Collation: a–i8 k4.


ISTC: in00186000

Hain: HC *11836;

Goff: Goff N‑186;

BMC: BMC I 244;

Proctor: Pr 1153;

Others: BSB‑Ink N‑159; CIBN N‑115; Oates 641; Sheppard 877; Voulliéme, Köln, 852.

LCN: 14465054


Copy number: N-084(1)

Bound with:
2. Johannes Nider, De morali lepra. [Cologne: Bartholomaeus de Unkel, c.1480] (N‑089).

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century half mottled calf over marbled pasteboards, the spine gold-tooled; red-edged leaves.

Size: 211 × 147 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 206 × 138 mm.

Early manuscript foliation: 1-75.

On a1r a three-line initial ‘Q' (`O' in item 2) is supplied in blue with red pen-work decoration. Other two- and three-line initials are supplied in red or blue. Paragraph marks and capital strokes in red. Early foliation in black ink (2-75), in the same hand as for item 2, showing that the two items have been travelling together from soon after the time they were printed (1480-1).

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 105(1).

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