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Bod-Inc: S-054

Samuel, Rabbi

Epistola contra Judaeorum errores [German] Die Epistel Rabbi Samuelis des Juden (trans. Meister Fremhart).


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[H]ie hebt sich an ein Capitel oder ein Samnung die gemacht hat . . .’ The preface outlines the textual history of the letter, mentioning the Latin translation of Alphonsus Boni Hominis and the German translation of Meister Fremhart, parish priest of Strazgang.

[a1r] Samuel, Rabbi: Die Epistel Rabbi Samuelis des Juden. [Translated by Irmhart Öser.] Incipit: ‘[B]ehalt dich Got o Pruoder Raby Ysaac . . .’ See VL VI 84-9. The translator is named by BSB‑Ink.


Imprint: [Augsburg]: Jodocus Pflanzmann, 1475. 4°.


Collation: [a b10 c8+1].

Types: Type: 123.

Leaves: 29 leaves.

Line number: 21 lines ([a2r]).

Type area: Type area: 130 ×98 mm ([a2r]).

Remarks: The headings of chapters xi and xix are printed in red. Capital spaces with guide-letters.


ISTC: is00115700

Hain: HC 14272;

Proctor: Pr 1737;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑447; Sheppard 1275-6.

LCN: 14074329


Copy number: S-054(1)

The word ‘Augspurg' omitted from the colophon, as given by Hain, is supplied in manuscript in an early hand.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 205 × 147 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 140 mm.

Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; not identified in his sale (1835) (not one of lots 3260-4). Purchased for £0. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1839), 25.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.6.

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