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Bod-Inc: S-005


De sacramento altaris.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Ad omnes sacerdotes vnice ad curatos de sacramento altaris mundo et transformato et de cruoribus atque votis'.

a2r De sacramento altaris. ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[V]icia sepe speciem virtutum preferunt et sub specie pietatis sepenumero impietas et ydolatria irrepit . . .’

g2v [Colophon in Italian.]

g3r ‘Tabula'.

g4v [Explicit.] ‘Finisce la tauola'. On the printing of this text and the insertion of Italian text see F. Weber, ‘Ein Druckerscherz in einem Lübecker Frühdruck', Nordisk tidskrift for bok- och biblioteksväsen, 27 (1940), 158-9; the author suggests that it might be a joke of an Italian apprentice who had followed Arndes from Perugia, where he had established a workshop in c.1480, back to northern Germany.


Imprint: [Lübeck: Stephanus Arndes, not before 1493]. 4°.


Collation: a–f6 g4.

Illustrations: Woodcut and woodcut initial.


ISTC: is00016000

Goff: Goff S‑16;

BMC: BMC II 560;

Proctor: Pr 7424;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑65; Schramm XI p. 12; Schreiber V 5173; Sheppard 1908. Microfiche: Unit 18: Printing in and for the Baltic Area: Part I, BA 70.

LCN: 14027689


Copy number: S-005(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half dark blue morocco, with dark blue cloth; grey paper wrappers within; red-edged leaves; bound for the Bodleian Library. Scar of an index tab on a2.

Size: 217 × 148 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 211 × 138 mm.

‘Emptus per 8 soll.' on g4v in an early hand, dark brown ink.

Provenance: Sheppard records that this item was purchased in 1863.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 6.12.

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