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Bod-Inc: R-075

Rituale Ratisponense

Obsequiale Ratisponense.


Analysis of Content

a2r [Heading.] ‘Obsequiale siue benedictionale secundum consuetudinem ecclesie et dyocesis Ratisponensis'.

a2r ‘Exorcismus salis et aque'.

a4r ‘Ordo baptizandi'.

b4r ‘Ordo ad introducendum sponsum et sponsam'.

b5r ‘Ordo ad introducendum mulierem post partum ad ecclesiam'.

b6r ‘Benedictio super peregrinis'.

b8v ‘Ordo pro redeuntibus ex peregrinatione'.

c1r ‘Ordo ad inungendum infirmum'.

c6v [Litaniae sanctorum.] It includes Emmerame, Bonifaci cum soc., Maurici cum soc. among the martyrs; Leonharde, Wolfgange, Udalrice, Erharde, Willibalde, Wunibalde, Richarde, Florine among the confessors; Anna, Dorothea, Margaretha, Barbara, Kunegundis, Walpurgis, Elizabeth, Affra among the virgins.

d3v ‘Ordo prouidendi infirmum viatico'.

d5v ‘Forme absolutionum sacramentalium'.

e4v ‘Ordo ad sepeliendum mortuos'.

e6v ‘Ad visitandum feretrum post missam pro consuetudine loci'.

f1v ‘Benedictio cereorum in festo purificationis sancte Marie'.

f8v ‘Benedictio cinerum in capite ieiunii'.

g4r ‘Benedictio palmarum seu frondium'.

i3r ‘Ordo expulsionis siue eiectionis penitentium'.

i5r ‘In die parasceues'.

l6v ‘In vigilia pasce ad ignem'. Followed by litanies.

o5r ‘Ordo in sancta nocte pasche'.

p3r ‘Benedictio vini in die Johannis euangeliste'. Followed by the beginning of the four Gospels.

p5v ‘Quando aliquis imperator . . . primo intrat aliquam ciuitatem vel opidum ad suscipiendum eum'. Bücherschätze in Regensburg: Frühe Drucke aus den Beständen der Staatlichen Bibliotheken. Katalog zur Ausstellung in der Staatlichen Bibliothek Regensburg vom 8.2.-2.3 1996, ed. N. Henkel (Regensburg, 1996), no. 5.2. Printed at the instigation of Heinrich IV von Abensberg (1465-92), Bishop of Regensburg. See Liturgie im Bistum Regensburg von den Anfängen buiis zur Gegenwart ed. P. Mai (Munich, 1989), 176; K. Gamber, Ecclesia Reginensis (Regensburg, 1979); Bücherschätze in Regensburg, no. 5.1.


Imprint: Nuremberg: Georg Stuchs, 12 Feb. 1491. 4°.


Collation: a–q8.

Illustrations: Woodcut. Musical notation.


ISTC: io00004000

Hain: H *11931;

Goff: Goff O‑4;

BMC: BMC II 469;

Proctor: Pr 2267;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑207; Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 751; CIBN O‑008; Meyer-Baer 226; Oates 1089-90; Schramm XVIII p. 20; Schreiber V 4868; Sheppard 1640.

LCN: 14110515


Copy number: R-075(1)

Printed on parchment.

Binding: Sixteenth-century blind-tooled pigskin; roll as Haebler, Rollen- und Plattenstempel, II 228 no. 51. Four metal bosses on each cover and two metal catches lost; remains of leather clasps.

Size: 230 × 160 × 45 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 144 mm.

On the two front paper endleaves, notes in a sixteenth-century German hand: ‘Apud feretrum admonitio prima. Andechtige in Christo die weil mine(?) lieb auf heudt zu der besinckhnus des N. kommen sint, so helfft erfüllen . . .' three prayers for funerals followed by a prayer for baptism. On a1r a list of contents in a contemporary hand, in red and brown ink: ‘Registrum super hunc librum . . .' Contemporary manuscript foliation in red ink: 1-127. On h6v cropped marginal notes, supplementing the text, in a sixteenth-century German humanist hand in light brown ink. Similar additions, also cropped, in the margin of i1v in a seventeenth-century hand; also other notes in red crayon.

The woodcut on a1v is painted in several colours. On a2r a three-line initial ‘E' is supplied in blue within a green ground, with the area defined by the letter in gold. On the same leaf, a green, pink, and blue German foliate border with gold dots. Other initials are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; Munich shelfmark, ‘Inc. Typ. Membr. No. 26' on a1r and ‘Duplum Bibliothecae Regiae Monacensis' on front endleaf. Purchased for £1. 16. 0; see Books Purchased (1841), 29.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.44.

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