Analysis of Content
[a2r] ‘Ymnus'. Incipit: ‘[P]rimo dierum omnium quo mundus extat conditus . . .’ Chevalier, Rep. hymn., 15450; AH 51 no. 23.
[a3r] [Psalterium feriatum.] With canticles (nos 1-11, 15) and hymns.
[n6r] [Litaniae sanctorum.] It includes ‘Margarita', ‘Dorothea', and ‘Ursula cum sodalibus' among the virgins.
Imprint: Naples: Henricus Alding and Peregrinus Barmentlo, 5 July 1476. 4°.
Hain: H 13481;
Proctor: Pr 6714;
Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 895; CIBN P‑652; Fava–Bresciano 155; Sheppard 5449.
Copy number: P-501(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled russia, with the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Marbled pastedowns and green silk bookmark.
Size: 227 × 160 × 28 mm.
Size of leaf: 216 × 147 mm.
‘D.1.5.' in black ink on [a1r]. Early signatures, in red ink, partially visible.
On [a3r] a six-line initial ‘B' is supplied in gold surrounded by white vine-stems defined in red, blue, and green. Other initials are supplied in red or blue.
Provenance: Acquired between 1738 and 1795; see Notitia (1795), 4 (not in 1738 catalogue).
SHELFMARK: Auct. M inf. 1.10.
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