Analysis of Content
[a1r] [Psalterium, Ps 1-150.]
[p5r] [Cantica.] See P‑495, nos 1-11, 15.
Imprint: [Lübeck: The Poppy Printer, c.1488]. 4°.
Remarks: Assigned to [Lübeck] at BL.
Collation: [a–k8 l6 m–q8].
Types: Type: 151 (TFS 1902s).
Leaves: 126 leaves.
Line number: 20 lines ([a2r]).
Type area: Type area: 151 ×100 mm ([a2r]).
Remarks: Capital spaces; capitals used very sparingly. Leaf [a1r]: ‘[B]Eatus vir qui non abijt | in conſilio impioꝝ et in | via peccatorū nō ſtetit: | . . .’
Hain: R 698 (imperfect);
Goff: Goff P‑1049;
Proctor: Pr 3258;
Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 847 = 856; Meyer-Baer p. 41; Sheppard 2290.
Copy number: P-513(1)
Signatures [d5] and [n3] slightly mutilated.
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled (fillets only) brown morocco.
Size: 226 × 160 × 27 mm.
Size of leaf: 217 × 144 mm.
Pastedowns consist of two parchment leaves from a fourteenth/fifteenth-century manuscript collection of sermons, de sanctis, including a sermon for the conception of the Virgin and another for SS. Nicholas and Luke.
A prayer in a contemporary German hand is written on a rectangular piece of paper now pasted onto the front pastedown; incipit: ‘Presta quesumus omnipotens deus ut animam famuli tui . . .' Some initials, occasional manuscript signatures, folio numbering in the middle of the upper margin of the rectos: ‘1-99 C‑CXIII', and some antiphons have been added in brown ink in an early German hand.
Some initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.
Provenance: Purchased for £4. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1843), 41.
SHELFMARK: Auct. M inf. 1.5.
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