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Bod-Inc: P-031

Parentinis, Bernardus de

Expositio officii missae.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Parentinis, Bernardus de: ‘Epistola' [addressed to] P[ictavinus de Montesquieu], Bishop of Albi. Incipit: ‘[R]euerendissimo in Christo patri . . . Altitudo diuitiarum sapientie . . .’ Dated Toulouse, 3 Aug. 1442.

a2v Parentinis, Bernardus de: Expositio officii missae. ‘Elucidarius omnium difficultatum circa officium misse'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam clamitat sapiens perscrutator . . .’ See P‑030.

p1v [Colophon.]

p2r ‘Tabula'.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger?], 31 Oct. 1487. Folio.

Remarks: Printer as assigned by BSB‑Ink; Pr suggests [Johann Prüss] or perhaps [Peter Drach], and BMC leaves the question undecided; CIBN supports the hesitation of BMC.


Collation: a8 b–e6 f8 g–o6 p8.


ISTC: ip00110000

Hain: HC Addenda, *12420; [not H]C 12417?

Goff: Goff P‑110;

BMC: BMC I 169;

Proctor: Pr 522 = 2371;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑340; CIBN B‑325; Oates 272; Rhodes 1312; Sack, Freiburg, 583; Sheppard 562-4.

LCN: 14004416


Copy number: P-031(1)

Bound with:
1. Λειτουργίαι των ἄγιων πατέρων. Paris: Guillaume Morel, 1560;
2. Elucidatorium ecclesiasticum. Paris: Jean de Roigny, 1556.

Binding: Seventeenth-century blind-tooled calf (fillets only) over pasteboards, with remains of leather ties and green-edged leaves. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head and tail of upper cover. Rebacked.

Size: 298 × 215 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 186 mm.

Provenance: Possibly the copy mentioned in the Benefactors' Register I 67, purchased with money given in 1603 by Sir Edmund Udal (fl. 1603): ‘Officii Missae expos. fo. 1487.’ Acquired by 1620; see James, Catalogus (1620), 297; shelfmark: ‘16' in black ink at the head of the fore-edge.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: L 4. 1 Th.

SHELFMARK: G 7. 16(2) Th.

Copy number: P-031(2)

Wanting the blank leaf p8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library. Early manuscript title along the lower edge.

Size: 289 × 208 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 282 × 193 mm.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Munich, Franciscan Observants, S. Antonius de Padua; inscription on a2r: ‘Monachii ad PP. Franciscanos Bibl.'; printed book-label. Probably a duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 4.8.

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