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Bod-Inc: P-513




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 impio et in | via peccatorū nō ſtetit: | . . .’


ISTC: ip01049000

Hain: R 698 (imperfect);

Goff: Goff P‑1049;

Proctor: Pr 3258;

Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 847 = 856; Meyer-Baer p. 41; Sheppard 2290.

LCN: 14064641


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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