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Bod-Inc: P-211

Petrus de Palude

Sermones thesauri novi de sanctis.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r ‘Tabula alphabetica.’

b5r ‘Tabula alterius partis.’

c1r [Petrus de Palude pseudo-]: Sermones thesauri novi de sanctis. Incipit: ‘  “[R]elictis retibus secuti sunt eum”, scribitur Matthaeus iiii [Mt 4,20] et legitur hodierna die pro euangelicali officio . . .’ Explicit: eius conceptionis See Kaeppeli no. 3301; Schneyer, Repertorium, V nos 179-92. On authorship see P‑207.

e4r ‘Ex decreto concilii Basiliensis.’ Incipit: ‘[S]acrosancta ecclesia generalis sinodus Basiliensis, etc. Ad perpetuam rei memoriam elucidantibus diuine . . .’ Explicit: sinodus elargitur . . .a natiuitate domini Mccccxxxxix

e4v [Petrus de Palude pseudo-]: Sermones thesauri novi de sanctis. Incipit: ‘  “[B]eati qui non viderunt et crediderunt”, scribitur Johannes xx [Io 20,29] et legitur ad honorem sancti Thome in festo hodierno . . .’ Explicit: migrauit ad dominum See Schneyer, Repertorium, V nos 193-4.

e8v ‘Historia Udonis episcopi Saxonie.’ Incipit: ‘[A]nno domini noningentesimo xl. Ottone tercio imperante et apud Partinopolim . . .’ Explicit: et seuerissimam vltionem

f1v [Petrus de Palude pseudo-]: Sermones thesauri novi de sanctis. Incipit: ‘  “[E]uangeliso vobis gaudium magnum quod erit omni populo quia natus est vobis hodie saluator”, Lu. ii. c. [Lc 2,10-11] et legitur in hac nocte pro euangelicali officio . . .’ Explicit: sufficit nobis, etc. See Schneyer, Repertorium, V nos 195-255, the last ending differently.

v4v [Petrus de Palude pseudo-?]: ‘De sancta Cruce.’ Incipit: ‘  “[Q]ui me inuenerit, inueniet vitam” Prouerb. viii [Prv 8,35]. Scribit Isidorus de quadam arbore . . .’ Three sermons.

v7v [Petrus de Palude pseudo-?]: ‘De ascensione Domini.’ Incipit: ‘  “[A]scendit Deus in iubilatione et Dominus in voce tube” Ps. xlvi [Ps 46,6]. In verbis premissis duo innuuntur . . .’ Two sermons.

x2v [Petrus de Palude pseudo-?]: ‘De sancta Trinitate.’ Incipit: ‘  “[O] altitudo diuitiarum scientie et sapientie Dei” Ro. xi [Rm 11,33]. Hodie ecclesia veneratur festum sancte Trinitatis . . .’

x4r [Petrus de Palude pseudo-]: Sermones thesauri novi de sanctis. Incipit: ‘  “[A]ccipite et manducate hoc est corpus meum”, ad Corinth. xi [I Cor 11,24]. Scribitur et legitur hodierna die pro epistolari . . .’ Explicit: dyabolo supplicium See Schneyer, Repertorium, V nos 256-333.


Imprint: Strasbourg: Martin Flach, 1491. Folio.


Collation: a b6 c–h8.6 i–m6 n–q8.6 r–t6 v8 x–z6 A–D8.6 E6 F–N6.8 O P8.

Remarks: Collation as Sheppard and BSB‑Ink, not as BMC (' . . . P6 ‘).

Leaves: 256 leaves, 12 and 256 blank, not as BMC.


ISTC: ip00515000

Hain: CR 5427;

Goff: Goff P‑515;

BMC: BMC I 151;

Proctor: Pr 693;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑334; Sack, Freiburg, 2823-4; Sheppard 515.

LCN: 14050811


Copy number: P-211(1)

Wanting the blank leaves b6 and P8.

Binding: Eighteenth-century red morocco; gold-tooled spine; marbled edges and pastedowns.

Size: 285 × 203 × 47 mm.

Size of leaf: 272 × 182 mm.

Early marginal annotations, including comments on and corrections to the text, ‘nota' marks, and underlining in the text in black ink. Faded note, perhaps a quotation, in a sixteenth-century hand on a1r, beginning ‘Qui silencium studi s[ ] . . .' Heavily erased inscription, perhaps the title of the work, on c1r; unread under ultraviolet light.

On c1r a five-line initial ‘R' is supplied in interlocked red and blue with red and black pen-work decoration and extensions into the margins; other three-line initials (some with extensions into the margins), paragraph marks (some with extensions into the margins), and underlining are supplied in red; capitals touched with yellow wash.

Provenance: Scar from the removal of a book-plate on the front pastedown. Justin, comte MacCarthy Reagh (1744-1811); sale (18 May 1789), lot 1507. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 189.

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