Analysis of Content
[a1r] Paulus Burgensis: Scrutinium scripturarum: [Preface]. ‘Incipit dyalogus qui vocatur scrutinium scripturarum . . . quem composuit post addiciones positas ad postillam Nicolai de Lyra Anno domini M. cccc. xxxiiii etatis sue anno lxxxi.’ Incipit: ‘ “[S]crutamini scripturas in quibus putatis vitam habere eternam . . .” [Io 5,39]. Christus volens Iudeos instruere circa ipsius cognicionem . . .’
[a2v] Paulus Burgensis: Scrutinium scripturarum. ‘Capitulum primum'. Incipit: ‘[O] Paule audiui quod magister tuus dum viueret dicebat magistris nostris . . .’ See P‑045.
Imprint: Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 7 Jan. 1478. Folio.
Collation: [a b10 c12 d–k10 l8 m–r10 s12 t–x10 y6].
Hain: HC 10766;
Goff: Goff P‑205;
BMC: BMC I 34;
Proctor: Pr 114;
Others: BSB‑Ink P‑48; CIBN P‑74; Hillard 1529; Rhodes 1324; Sack, Freiburg, 2657-8; Sheppard 76-7. Microfiche: Unit 1: Mainz to 1480.
Copy number: P-048(1)
Bound with C‑085; see there for details of binding and provenance.
Size of leaf: 287 × 207 mm.
Sheet [i5] is misbound after [o4].
Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in an early hand. Early manuscript signatures and foliation in arabic numerals partially visible.
On [a1r] an eight-line initial ‘S' is supplied in blue with red pen-work decoration extending into the margin; other initials are supplied in red.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 2.11(1)
Copy number: P-048(2)
Binding: Nineteenth-century calf, bound for the Bodleian Library; yellow-edged leaves.
Size: 300 × 225 × 45 mm.
Size of leaf: 291 × 197 mm.
Marginal notes, in Latin and occasionally in Hebrew, mainly extracting key words, in at least two German hands, one humanist.
Main initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Mallersdorf, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Johannes Evangelista; printed book-plate: ‘Ex Bibliotheca Mallersdorf. Monsterii O. S. B.'; see Warnecke 1233. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; shelfmark on front endleaf: ‘Inc. Typ. N° 1654'; ‘Duplum N° 1654' in pencil on the upper margin of [a1r]. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 4.3.
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