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Psalterium monasticum [Latin and German].


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.] ‘Psalterium cum apparatu vulgari familiariter appresso. Lateinisch psalter mit dem teutschen nützlichen dabey gedruckt'. See K. E. Schöndorf, Die Tradition der deutschen Psalmenübersetzungen, Mitteldeutsche Forschungen, 46 (Cologne, 1967), 86 no. 8; idem, ‘Psalmenübersetzungen', VL VII 883-9.

[*3r] [Calendarium.] It includes: 8 Jan. ‘Erhardi ep'; 1 Feb. ‘Brigide v'; 6 Feb. ‘Dorothee v'; 17 Mar. ‘Gertrudis v'; 13 May ‘Seruacii ep'; 15 May ‘Sophie v'; 3 June ‘Erasmi ep'; 5 June ‘Bonifacii pp'; 21 June ‘Albani m'; 7 Aug. ‘Affre v'; 6 Sept. ‘Magni cf'; 16 Oct. ‘Galli cf'; 21 Oct. ‘Undecim milium vv'; 22 Oct. ‘Seueri ep'; 23 Oct. ‘Seuerini ep'; 14 Dec. ‘Nicasii ep'; 17 Dec. ‘Ignacii ep'.

[**1r] ‘Registrum psalterii'. An alphabetical list of the Latin psalms, each followed by the German translation.

a1r [Psalterium, Ps 1-150.] ‘Incipit psalterium iuxta communem orthodoxe ecclesie ritum cum apparatu vulgari pro more Germanorum concinniter adiuncto'. A monastic psalter arranged in the following order: Ps 1-3; Ad completorium Ps 4-25; Feria II Ps 26-37; Feria III Ps 38-51; Feria IV Ps 52; Ad primam Ps 53-67; Feria V Ps 68-79; Feria VI Ps 80-96; Sabbato Ps 97-108; Ad vesperas dominica die Ps 109-118; Ad terciam, sextam, nonam Ps 118-120; Feria III Ps 121-125; Feria IV Ps 126-130; Feria V Ps 131-142; Sabbato ad vesperas Ps 143-150; Cantica (Sabbato ad laudes: Audite celi).

a1r [German translation.] Incipit: ‘[S]elig ist der man der nit . . .’ The German translation is printed in the outer and lower margins.

m8r [Cantica.] See P‑495, nos 1-10, 14, 11, 15.

o2r ‘Letania'. It includes: ‘Anaclete', ‘Felix', ‘Narcisse', ‘Alexander', ‘Vite', ‘Felix', ‘Nicomes', ‘Pantaleon', ‘Gereon cum soc', ‘dyonisi cum soc', ‘Maurici cum soc', ‘Ianuari cum soc' among the martyrs; ‘Remigi', ‘Vdalrice', ‘Columbane', ‘Othmare', ‘Galle', ‘Egidi', ‘Amande', ‘Pauline', ‘Leno', ‘Seuerine', ‘Simperte', ‘Seuere', ‘Germane', ‘Godeharde', ‘Seruaci', ‘Erasme' among the confessors; ‘Otilia', ‘Walpurga',`Margaretha', ‘Fidis', ‘Barbara', ‘Iuliana', ‘Afra', ‘Hilaria', ‘Eunomia', ‘Eutropia', ‘Gertrudis', ‘Kunegundis', ‘Susanna', ‘Regina', ‘Christina', ‘Eufemia', ‘Vndena milia virginum', and ‘Katherina' among the virgins. Followed by prayers.


Imprint: Augsburg: Erhard Ratdolt, 1499. 4°.


Collation: [*8 **6] a–o8.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: ip01068000

Hain: H *13511;

Goff: Goff P‑1068;

BMC: BMC II 390;

Proctor: Pr 1914;

Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 988; Oates 966; Sack, Freiburg, 2977; Sheppard 1350-1.

LCN: 14063243


Copy number: P-520(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf, with yellow-edged leaves.

Size: 223 × 165 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 215 × 150 mm.

A marginal note, translating the text into German, in an early hand on o4r. On the front leaf, in the upper right-hand margin ‘12h(?)' in brown ink in an early hand. On the same leaf, the hand that added the ownership notes has also copied bibliographical references from Panzer, Annal. typogr., Gras, Typogr. Denkmäl, Zopf, Augsburg Buchdr. Gesch., and Panzer, Aelteste Augsburg Bibel.. ‘£ 1.30' apparently in Winckler's hand.

The woodcuts are coloured.

Provenance: Tobias Winckler (seventeenth century); inscription on front endleaf: ‘Sum ex libris Tobiae Winckleri Norib.' St Veit an der Rott, Bavaria, Benedictines. Rottenbuch, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, S. Maria; inscription on front endleaf in an early nineteenth-century hand: ‘Ex Bibliotheca Veithiana vendicavit sibi Canonia Rothenbuch'. Purchased for £0. 11. 6; see Books Purchased (1855), 50.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.22.

Copy number: P-520(2)

Wanting o2-8. Cropped.

Binding: Nineteenth-century old blind-tooled (fillets only) calf over bevelled wooden boards, with one metal catch and clasp and remains of another. Red-edged leaves.

Size: 190 × 152 × 38 mm.

Size of leaf: 187 × 145 mm.

At the beginning, 14 leaves containing the text of hymns in a sixteenth-century (after 1589) German hand, Cistercian. In the text, antiphons, corrections, and Cistercian punctuation have been added in the same and similar hands. At the end, 66 leaves in the same and similar sixteenth-century hands, containing the offices, including the office of the dead, with musical notation. The use, as given by the office of the dead, is Cistercian, as is the punctuation. Seventeenth-century obits in the calendar: 21 Feb. ‘Catarina Dornh(?) 1666', 11 June ‘Anno 1668 Balter Keller requiescat in pace', 14 July ‘Anna Maria Weing[/h]arden 1665', 16 Aug. ‘Profess gethan Bernarda Hildega[r]dis 1665' listed in the 1663-c.1672 inventory of nuns from Kirchheim (A. Schromm, Der Bibliothek des ehemaligen Zisterzienserinnenklosters Kirchheim am Ries, Studia Augustana, 9 (Tübingen, 1998), 170 nos 37 and 38), 21 Nov. ‘1665 Fortunata Schüeldochter ein klaidt abs Margreta Barbara M(?)unchardten vnd Maria Vrsula . . . heist Benedicta die arder Beneng(?)', 8 Dec. ‘1666 harbent wir no profess gethon Benedicta Weinhardlin vnd Benigna N.' Additions to the calendar: 2 May ‘Candidus', 21 July ‘Daniel', 21 Aug. ‘Humbelina' (prioress of Jully-les-Nounains, Yonne, S. Bernard's sister). On [*1r] verses in the hand of Rinckhamer, including a scroll with the inscription: ‘Vt tua pertingat penetretque praecatio Caelum | Corde sit ex puro sit breuis atque frequens'.

Provenance: Admus Rinckhamer (sixteenth century); inscription on [*1r]: ‘Admus Rinckhamer Schrobenhaussensis'. Immediately following, in a cursive hand an unidentified name: ‘ . . . L(?) Burckhhausen'. Brother Matthias Harnig (fl. 1589), from Helena Schüssler[ ], Prioress of Kirchheim; inscription on [*1r]: ‘Fr. Matthias Harnig [/Haernig] seiner hertz lieben und geistlichen schwestern Helenae Schüssler[ ] priorin zu Kirchhei[m] Anno 1589'. Kirchheim, Bavaria, Cistercian Nuns, BVM; see inscriptions above. Inscription on front endleaf in a seventeenth/eighteenth-century hand in brown ink: ‘Sor Mariae Lutgardis gehörig'. Eighteenth-century inscription on front pastedown in pencil: ‘Sor Maria Gertrudis Dre(?)'. John Mozley Stark; ticket on the front pastedown. Sheppard states that this book was purchased in 1860, but it cannot be identified in Books Purchased (1860).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.25.

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