Praeceptorium divinae legis, sive Expositio decalogi.
Analysis of Content
[*2r] [Tabula alphabetica.]
[***7v] [List of contents.]
[a1r] Nider, Johannes: Praeceptorium divinae legis, sive Expositio decalogi. ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[D]ecalogi legem sacratissimam primum diuinitus prothoplastorum . . .’
[a1r] Nider, Johannes: Praeceptorium divinae legis, sive Expositio decalogi. Incipit: ‘[H]unc(!) igitur tria principaliter prenotanda preceptorum preammbula(!) . . .’ Explicit: donec intrem in gaudium domini, qui es . . .amen See N‑090.
Imprint: [Reutlingen: Michel Greyff, not after 1478.] Folio.
Remarks: As dated by BSB‑Ink; Sheppard dates [c.1478?], Polain [c.1475?].
Collation: [*10 ** ***8 a12 b10 c d8 e–h10.8 i–o10.8.8 p–z10.8 A8 B C10 D8 E–G10].
Hain: HC *11781;
Goff: Goff N‑203;
BMC: BMC II 576;
Proctor: Pr 2684;
Others: BSB‑Ink N‑164; Polain 2873; Sack, Freiburg, 2587-8; Sheppard 1946.
Copy number: N-096(1)
Wanting the blank leaf [*1].
Binding: Nineteenth-century calf with blind-tooled fillets; red-edged leaves; bound for the Bodleian Library.
Size: 275 × 210 × 50 mm.
Size of leaf: 269 × 183 mm.
Occasional ‘nota' marks and pointing hands in an early hand. Also occasional marginal notes, extracting key words, in the rubricator's hand in red ink.
On [*2r] a five-line initial ‘A' is supplied in grey with white and brown pen-work decoration, on a square green ground with yellow pen-work decoration. On [a1r] an eight-line initial ‘D' is supplied in blue with white acanthus-leaf decoration and the area defined by the letter supplied in pink with yellow pen-work decoration; on the same leaf a six-line initial ‘H' is supplied in pink with white and maroon pen-work decoration; both initials are within a square green ground with grey, pink, and green floral and foliate extensions into the margins to form a border. Other initials, paragraph marks, and underlining of chapter headings are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Inscription on [*2r]: ‘Iste liber est S. Michaelis Patroni in [ ]utz.' Freising, Cathedral Chapter; on front pastedown an engraved book-plate: the Virgin and Child on a crescent moon, lettered below ‘Insignia Capituli'; see Warnecke 559. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Inc. 7372' in brown ink and ‘103' in pencil on a slip of paper inserted in the book. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.48.
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