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Bod-Inc: R-071

Rimbertinus, Bartholomaeus

De deliciis sensibilibus Paradisi (ed. Ambrosinus de Alemania), et al.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*1v] Donatus de Brescia: [Letter about the work.] Incipit: ‘[S]ummus atque celestis paterfamilias deus, uidens mortales pene cunctos . . .’

[*2v] ‘Tabulae'.

a1r Rimbertinus, Bartholomaeus: ‘Prologus'. Edited by Ambrosinus de Alemania; see colophon on g5r. Incipit: ‘[D]uas esse uitas eternas, et duo essentialia premia: uitam scilicet anime . . .’ A collection of excerpts from the treatise of Johannes de Tambaco. The heading, which records that Rimbertinus compiled the work on his papal legation to Germany, probably refers to that in Scandinavia. See T. Kaeppeli, ‘Bartholomeus Lapaccius de' Rimbertinis (1402-66)', Archivum Fratrum Predicatorum, 9 (1939) 86-127, at 105-6 for this edition and the legations.

a2r Rimbertinus, Bartholomaeus: De deliciis sensibilibus Paradisi. ‘Tractatus de premio corporis glorificati in generali'. Edited by Ambrosinus de Alemania. Incipit: ‘[D]icturi igitur de premio corporis glorificati, primo tractabimus de eo in generali . . .’ No edition found.

g5r [Colophon.] ‘Diligenti cura correctus per fratrem Ambrosinum de Alemania'.

g5v Henricus de Frimaria: Tractatus de quattuor instinctibus. Incipit: ‘[S]emen cecidit in terram bonam et ortum fecit fructum . . .’ No edition found; not in Zumkeller/Stroick. See C. Stroick, Heinrich von Friemar: Leben, Werke, philosophisch-theologische Stellung in der Scholastik, Freiburger theologische Studien 68 (Freiburg 1954), 36-7.


Imprint: Venice: Jacobus Pentius, de Leuco, for Lazarus de Suardis, 25 Oct. 1498. 8°.


Collation: [*4] a– h8 i4.

Illustrations: Woodcut on [*1r]; see BMC.


ISTC: ir00198000

Hain: CR 5125;

Goff: Goff R‑198;


Proctor: Pr 5579;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑189; Essling 1176; Oates 2196; Sander 6488; Sheppard 4674.

LCN: 14113174


Copy number: R-071(1)

Sheppard notes that this copy is a different issue from that described by Reichling, and that the title woodcut of a master and thirteen scholars (as Sander) differs from Reichling's description and is the one reproduced by Essling, pt I, vol. 2, p. 424, no. 1129. On [*1v]: ‘Epiſtola fratris Donati de Brixia ordinis predicatoruƺ in ſingularē | atqƺ p̄cla de delicijs ſenſibilibus paradiſi librum: Incipit'.

Binding: Eighteenth-century quarter red morocco; gilt title on the spine; marbled pastedowns; a red and yellow striped silk bookmark.

Size: 175 × 121 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 167 × 110 mm.

‘458' on [*1r].

Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); armorial book-plate on front pastedown and shelfmark no. 607, see Catalogue (1831); purchased at his sale for £0. 16. 0; see sale catalogue (1841), lot 76; and Books Purchased (1842), 37.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.60.

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