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Bod-Inc: P-212

Petrus de Palude

Sermones thesauri novi de tempore.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.]

[a2r] ‘Tabula sermonum.’

[b5r] ‘Continentia sermonum.’

[c1r] [Petrus de Palude pseudo-]: Sermones thesauri novi de tempore. Incipit: ‘  “[D]icite filie Syon ecce rex tuus venit tibi mansuetus”, Matthei xxi [Mt 21,5]. A. Plinius dicit in speculo naturali quanto pomum altius . . .’ See Kaeppeli no. 3302; Schneyer, Repertorium, V nos 1-77, 78 [divided into two sermons], 79-133, 134 [with different ending]. On authorship see P‑207.

[N5r] [Petrus de Palude pseudo-?]: Sermones thesauri novi de tempore. Incipit: ‘  “[D]eus propicius esto mihi peccatori” Luc. vbi supra [Lc 18,13]. F. In his verbis tria innuuntur que hic publicanus . . .’ Inserted after Schneyer no. 134; followed by three other sermons for Dominica undecima, the last ending as Schneyer no. 138.

[O6r] [Petrus de Palude pseudo-]: Sermones thesauri novi de tempore. Incipit: ‘  “[B]eati oculi qui vident que vos videtis”, scribitur Luce x [Lc 10,13], et legitur in presentis dominice euangelio . . .’ Explicit: que habuit et emit eam See Schneyer, Repertorium, V nos 139-78.


Imprint: Strasbourg: [Printer of the 1483 ‘Vitas Patrum'?], 1483. Folio.

Remarks: Printed in the types often attributed to the Printer of Paludanus (GfT 2154).


Collation: [a8 b6 c–z A–V8 X Y 6 Z8].


ISTC: ip00519000

Hain: CR 5410;

Goff: Goff P‑519

Proctor: Pr 419;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑338; CIBN P‑258; Polain 2964; Sheppard 343.

LCN: 14053702, 14865183


Copy number: P-212(1)

Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards; remains of two clasps and catches. On both covers fillets form a border. Intersecting triple fillets form a frame within which is a circular rosette stamp, a circular dragon stamp, and a foliate stamp. Triple fillets form the inner rectangle which is decorated with a foliate stamp; the rectangle is divided by further triple fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments decorated with a fleuron. The spine is badly damaged.

Size: 315 × 222 × 85 mm.

Size of leaf: 302 × 211 mm.

The pastedowns are fragments of a fifteenth-century psalterium feriatum written on parchment.

Copious early marginal notes in several hands, including comments on the text, ‘nota' marks, pointing hands, also underlining in the text in black ink. A slip of paper containing a sermon for ‘Dominica prima post octauam Epiphanie', with incipit, ‘  “Nuptie facte sunt in Cana Gallilee”, John. ii [Io 2,1]. Ex quo precedentibus dominicis . . .', in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand is tipped in between [n7] and [n8]. Quotations from Aristoteles on [a1r]; and on [Z8v]: ‘Corigias corio largas damus de alieno | Decu[ ]e [ ] propria sc[ ]ditur absque bria'; ‘Si Deus pro nobis, quis contra nos. Ist Gott [ ]'.

Partial rubrication: on [n3r], [n8v –p2r], in gathering [r], on [s6r], [t2v], [t6v], [v6r], [x1v], [y6v], [z1r], [z3r], [A1v], [A4r], three- and four-line initials, paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining are supplied in red.

Provenance: Sélestat, Bas-Rhin, Bibliothèque municipale; returned to the library after its removal during the Thirty Years War; inscription on [a1r]: ‘Ex amicis manibus perillustris ac eximiii domini Laff[r?]oy rediit ad bibliothecam Sceligenstadiensem qua tempore belli tricenalis credebatur ablatus'. Joseph Baer & Co.; catalogue 143, no. 363. Purchased for 6 Marks; see Library Bills, 7 May 1884.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 5.17.

Copy number: P-212(2)

Leaf [A6] only, bound in a modern guard-book of fragments.

Size of leaf: 300 × 210 mm.

Not in Sheppard.

Early marginal notes.

Paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining are supplied in red.

Provenance and date of acquisition unknown.

SHELFMARK: Inc. b. G97.1(37).

Copy number: P-212(3)

Not in Sheppard.

Bound with A‑146(3); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Leaf [g2] only.

Size of fragment: 299 × 206 mm.

Paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red.

SHELFMARK: Gibson 403*(2).

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