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Bod-Inc: O-022

Ordinarius ad usum Bisuntinensem


Analysis of Content

A2r ‘Quedam regule generales ad cognitionem ordinationis diuini officii Bisuntinensis diocesis specialiter ordinate.’ Incipit: ‘[P]rima regula est. Aduentus Domini celebratur vbicunque dominica dies venerit . . .’

A6r [Explicit.] Incipit: ‘Expliciunt regule generales . . . approbate et publicate ibidem in sinodo maii. Anno Domini millesimo quadringentesimo tricesimo'.

B1r Carolus de Novocastro: [Letter addressed to] the clergy of the diocese of Besançon. Incipit: ‘Tradit canonica sanctio non esse reprehensibile . . .’ Dated 13 July 1480.

B2r ‘Regule noue ecclesie metropolitane Bisuntinensis'. Incipit: ‘[I]n anno quo natiuitas Domini celebratur die dominica aduentus incipit .xxvi. Nouembris . . .’ Contains the variants of the Office.

a1r [Ordinarius.] ‘Ordinarium secundum vsum et consuetudinem ecclesie Bisuntinensis anno domini Millesimoquadringentesimooctuagesimoseptimo compositum'. Incipit: ‘[S]abbato in vigilia aduentus Domini ad vesperas Deus in adiutorium meum intende etc. . . .’ From ‘Sabbato in vigilia aduentus' to ‘Lini pape'.


Imprint: [Besançon: Petrus Metlinger, c.1487-8.] 4°.

Remarks: For dating and attribution see K. J[ensen], ‘Notable Accessions: Printed Books', BLR 16 (1998), 355-8, at 355-6.


Collation: A6 B8 C12 a–g8 h12.

Remarks: Leaf A2 signed A.

Types: Types: 185 G, 106 G.

Leaves: 94 leaves, the last blank.

Line number: 33 lines (A1v).

Type area: Type area: 152 ×96 mm (A1v).

Remarks: Leaf A2r: ‘Quedam regule generales ad cognitionē ordina | tionis diuini officii biſuntin̄. dioceſis ſpecialiter | ordinate. | [P]Rima regula eſt. Aduentus domini celebra vbi- | cunƺ dominica dies . . .'; A6r: ‘Expliciunt regule generales valentes ad cognitionem eccleſia | ſtici officij Biſuntinen̄. approbate [et] publicate ibidem in ſino | do maij.Anno dn̄i Milleſimo quadringenteſimo triceſimo.'; B1r: ‘[C]Arolus de nouocaſtro dei [et] apľice ſedis . . .'; B2r: ‘[I]N anno quo natiuitas domini celebra die domi | nica.Aduentus incipit . . .'; a1r: ‘In nomine domini amen. Incipit ordinarium | ſecundum vſum [et] conſuetudineƺ eccleſie Biſun | tinen̄. Anno domini Milleſimoquadringenteſi | mooctuageſimoſeptimo compoſitum. | [S]Abbato in vigilia aduentus domini ad veſperas | Deus in adiutoriū meū intende. . . .'; h12r, l. 7: ‘ . . . vni9 martyr' pontificis. | Ordinarius metropolitane eccleſie | biſuntin̄. Finit feliciter.’


ISTC: io00084590

Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: not in Sheppard.

LCN: 13229569


Copy number: O-022(1)

Wanting A1, possibly a title-page or a blank, and C12, presumably blank.

Leaf h12 repaired.

Binding: Nineteenth-century red morocco, with marbled pastedowns.

Size: 202 × 150 × 18 mm.

Size of leaf: 197 × 142 mm.

In the upper margin of A2r a manuscript title in a contemporary hand in light brown ink: ‘Ordinarius ad usum Bisuntinensem in antiquis ac nouis regulis'; in the middle of the outer margin of the same leaf ‘No. 3' in brown ink. Occasional marginal notes, mainly correcting the text in an early hand.

Three- and four-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Scar of a book-plate on the front pastedown. F. Mathio[ ](?) (sixteenth/seventeenth century); name on A2r. Purchased out of the Brister Fund for £14,000 in 1998 from Quaritch, Catalogue (Spring 1998), no. 9; see ledger (1997/8), no. 565.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. F19.1.

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