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Bod-Inc: P-522


Psalterium [Dutch and Latin] Die duytsce Psolter.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title-page.] ‘Dits die duytsce psolter ende op elcken psalm sinen titel . . .’ See Schöndorf, Die Tradition der deutschen Psalmenübersetzungen, 107 no. 70; idem, ‘Psalmenübersetzungen', VL VII 883-9.

[a2r] [Psalterium, Ps 1-150.] Each psalm in Dutch is introduced by an incipit in Latin.

A6r [Cantica.] See P‑495, nos 1-8, 11, 9-10, 15.

C5v ‘Die seuen psalmen der penitencien'. Ps 6; 31; 37; 50; 101; 129; 142; incipits only.

C5v ‘Die Letanien'. It includes: ‘Mauricius met dinen ghesellen', ‘Bonifacius met . . .', ‘Victoer ende Gereon met . . .', ‘Nichasius', ‘Ponciaen', ‘Lambrecht' among the martyrs; ‘Egidius', ‘Hilarius', ‘Willibrordus', ‘Hubrecht', ‘Lebuinus', ‘Odulphus' among the confessors and monks; ‘Tecla', ‘Dorothea', ‘Cristina', ‘Margarete', ‘Scholastica', ‘Aldegont', ‘Walburch', ‘Ursula met . . .', ‘Barbara', ‘Gheertruyt', ‘Brigida', ‘Victoria', ‘Iuliana', ‘Potenciana', ‘Appollonia', ‘Martha', ‘Helena', ‘Elisabeth' among the virgins.

D2v [Pater noster in Dutch.] Followed by Ave Maria and other prayers, in Dutch.


Imprint: Zwolle: Pieter van Os, 24 Mar. 1491. 8°.


Collation: [a] b–z [et] [us] A–D8.


ISTC: ip01071000

Hain: HC 13523; C 4962;

Goff: Goff P‑1071;


Proctor: Pr 9138;

Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 1010; Campbell 551; HPT I 104-7, II 450; ILC 1840; Oates 3610; Sheppard 7008.

LCN: 14088985


Copy number: P-522(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, the spine gold-tooled, with red-edged leaves. ‘639' on a paper label at the head of the spine.

Size: 135 × 102 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 131 × 88 mm.

The Latin incipits of the psalms are supplied in red in an early hand. Some marginal and interlinear corrections in Dutch, in brown ink, in an early hand. On D7v a prayer in the same hand.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Capitals touched with yellow wash.

Provenance: Purchased in 1886; see The Bodleian Library in 1882-7, A Report from the Librarian (Oxford, 1888), 20.

SHELFMARK: Auct. M inf. 1.8.

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