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Bod-Inc: P-054

Paulus Florentinus

Quadragesimale de reditu peccatoris ad Deum.


Analysis of Content

[*1v] ‘Tabula prima sermonum'.

[*2v] ‘Tabula secunda eorundem sermonum per alphabetum'.

a2r Paulus Florentinus: [Dedicatory letter addressed to] Innocentius [dei Flavi della Rovere] Romanus. Incipit: ‘[V]ereor iam in dimidio dierum meorum . . .’ Saxius 477-8; G. M. Besutti, ‘Repertori e sussidi generali. Edizioni del secolo XV (1476-1500)', in Bibliografia dell'Ordine dei Servi, Bibliotheca Servorum Romandiolae, 4 (Bologna, 1971), 103-110 no. 14, the text of the letter at 104-7.

a3r Paulus Florentinus: Quadragesimale de reditu peccatoris ad Deum. Dedicated to Innocentius Romanus. ‘Septuagessima. Quod uinea ecclesia est merito propter dei angelorum sanctorumque presentiam ueneranda'. Incipit: ‘  “[S]imile est regnum celorum homini patri familias . . .” [Mt 20,1]. Quis non rapinatur in amorem Christi . . .’ A collection of sermons for Lent, from Septuagesima to feria III resurrectionis; see summary of contents in Besutti 107-10.


Imprint: Milan: Leonardus Pachel and Uldericus Scinzenzeler, 10 Sept. 1479. Folio.


Collation: [*2] a–z aa–nn8 oo6.

Illustrations: Woodcut.

Remarks: [*1v], l. 3: ‘dragesimali. lxx. Vsquƺ ad Diem Tertium'.


ISTC: ip00182000

Hain: HC *7166;

Goff: Goff P‑182;

BMC: BMC VI 747;

Proctor: Pr 5926;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑814; Sander 654; Sheppard 4934.

LCN: 13981029


Copy number: P-054(1)

Gathering kk is in 4°. Wanting the blank leaves a1 and oo6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled mottled calf, with gilt-edged leaves and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 294 × 207 × 40 mm.

Size of leaf: 286 × 195 mm.

A few ‘nota' marks and folio numbering in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand. ‘247 Crockett' in pencil on oo5v.

The woodcut portrait of the author coloured. On a3r an eight-line initial ‘S' is supplied in red within a framework of black pen-work, and with extensions into the margin; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Washed early inscription in the lower margin of a2r, unread under ultraviolet light. William George's Sons; purchased from them 11 Feb. 1893 for £5. 5. 0; see Library Bills; Annual Report of the Curators of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University Gazette, 8 May 1894, 448.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. I3.1479.1.

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