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Schottus, Petrus

Lucubratiunculae (ed. Jacobus Wimpfeling).

 

Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Wimpfeling, Jacobus: [Letter addressed to] the readers. Dated Sulz, 27 July 1498. Peter Schott, Works, ed. M. A. and M. L. Cowie, 2 vols (Chapel Hill, NC, 1963-71), I 9-10.

a3r Wimpfeling, Jacobus: ‘Epithaphium Petri Schotti'. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 10.

a3r Wimpfeling, Jacobus: ‘Distychon'. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 10-11.

a3r Wimpfeling, Jacobus: [Verse.] Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 11.

a3v Trithemius, Johannes: De scriptoribus ecclesiasticis [extract]. Incipit: ‘Petrus Schottus nacione Theutonicus . . .’ Explicit: mutaret intellectus eius Trithemius, De scriptoribus ecclesiasticis, ed. G. A. Fabricius, Bibliotheca ecclesiatica (Hamburg, 1718), no. DCCCLXXV; Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 11.

a4r Schottus, Petrus: Lucubratiunculae. Edited by Jacobus Wimpfeling. It includes letters and poems to Petrus Schottus Sr; Johannes Rot; Sebastian Brant; Johannes Geiler von Kaysersberg; Vitus Maeler von Memmingen; Johannes Widmann; Bohuslaus von Hassenstein; Thomas Wolf the Elder; Emericus Kemel; Jacobus Hagen; Guillaume de Rochefort; Louis XI, King of France; Sixtus IV, Pont. Max.; Johannes Molitoris; Johannes Riedner; Johannes Scriptoris; Johannes Neguiler; Rudolph Agricola; Theodoricus Ribysen; Hieronymus Zanettinus; Antonius Manilius Britonoriensis; Johannes Klitsch von Rixingen; Innocentius VIII, Pont. Max.; Jacobus Wimpfeling; Friederich von Zollern; Marcus [Barbus], Cardinal of St Mark; Johannes Meiger; Gualterus de Halewin; Heinrich Moser; Adolph Rusch; Conradus Leontorius(?); Johannes Keller; Gabriel Biel; Adolph Occo; Pallas Spangel; Johannes von Laudenburg; Paulus Malleolus; Crato Hoffmann von Udenheim; Johannes Goetz; the Cardinal of St Vitalis [Ferry de Clugny]; Count Hieronymus [Riarius]; Olivier Carafa; Johannes Ortwin; Sigismundus Gossenbrot; Eucharius Groshug; Gottfried von Adelsheim the Younger; [Salvus Cassetta], General of the Dominican Order; the Premonstratensians [of Hagenau]; Daniel [Friesenheimer]; the Faculties of Theology and Law at Heidelberg; Conradus Bondorf; Georgius Erlebach; Bartholomaeus Faviensis. It also includes a number of letters from those mentioned above to Petrus Schottus or others, and treatises by Schottus on various subjects. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 11-311.

H2r Leontorius, Conradus: [Letter on the death of Petrus Schottus addressed to] Jacobus Wimpfeling. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 311.

H2r Bohuslaus von Hassenstein Und Lobkovic: [Letter on the death of Petrus Schottus addressed to] Johannes Geiler von Kaysersberg. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 312.

H2v Bohuslaus von Hassenstein Und Lobkovic: [Letter addressed to] Johannes Geiler von Kaysersberg. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 312-13.

H3r Simmler, Johannes: [Extract from a letter on the death of Petrus Schottus addressed to] Jacobus Wimpfeling. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 313.

H3r Gallus Rubiacensis, Jodocus: Carmen elegiacum de morte Petri Schotti [addressed to] the Canons of S. Petrus iunior of Strasbourg. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 313-14.

H3v Gallus Rubiacensis, Jodocus: ‘Dystichon'. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 314.

H3v Bohuslaus von Hassenstein Und Lobkovic: ‘Oratio ad Argentinenses in genere demonstratiuo pro Petro Schotto'. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 314-21.

I2v Adam Werner von Themar: ‘Exhortacio ad clerum ut horas canonicas non negligat'. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 321.

I2v ‘Prouerbium uetus'. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 321.

I2v Wimpfeling, Jacobus: Distichon. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 321-2.

I3r Wimpfeling, Jacobus: ‘In opuscula Petri Schotti conclusio'. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 322-3.

I4r [Colophon.]

I4v ‘Registrum operis'. Schott, Works, ed. Cowie I 325-8.

Imprint

Imprint: Strasbourg: Martin Schott, 2 Oct. 1498. 4°.

Collation

Collation: a b8 c–h6 i4 k–p6 q4 r–x6 y4 z A–H6 I8.

Remarks: Leaf a2 signed a1, etc.

References

ISTC: is00321000

Hain: HC + Addenda *14524;

Goff: Goff S‑321;

BMC: BMC I 96;

Proctor: Pr 409;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑210; CIBN S‑166; Hillard 1817; Oates 171; Schramm XIX pl. 888; Sheppard 335.

LCN: 14052630

Copies

Copy number: S-112(1)

Printed on parchment.

Binding: Eighteenth-century English gold-tooled red morocco, in ‘Harleian' style; bound for Lord Harley by Thomas Elliott. On both covers, gilt fillets form a border within which are a repeated floral and foliate roll (Nixon, ‘Harleian Bindings', pl. 14, roll 3) and an ornamental roll (Nixon, ‘Harleian Bindings', pl. 14, roll 5). The centre-piece is made up of various tools, including Nixon, ‘Harleian Bindings', pl. 15, nos 2, 19, and 20; the spine is decorated with various tools, including Nixon, ‘Harleian Bindings', pl. 15, nos 6 and 16, also a star tool and an ornamental corner-piece tool (not illustrated in Nixon, ‘Harleian Bindings').

Size: 211 × 155 × 57 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 140 mm.

On a3v the biography of the author by Trithemius is integrated with more information, that he was buried in S. Peter ‘Junioris' and that he died ‘xii die septembris et erat dominica mane circa et parum ante nonam', in the same hand that wrote the ownership note on a1r (see below).

Paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: On a front parchment endleaf are painted two suspended shields bearing the arms of Peter Schott the Elder (1427-1504) and his wife, Susanna von Cöllen (†1498); inscribed beneath: ‘Petrus Schott' and ‘Susanna de Köll uxor eius obijt anno 1498 xviii die februarij et erat dominica in sexagesima Requiescat in pace'. Probably Strasbourg, Cathedral library, 1499: inscription on a1r in a humanist hand in brown ink: ‘Petrus Schott Senior, quondam Magister Scabinorum ciuitatis Argentinensis, genitor auctoris huius libelli; dedit [name cut away] hunc codicem in bibliothecam illic reponendum. 1499' [Peter Schott the Elder, who was for 22 years surveyor of the cathedral's buildings, is listed as one of the chief contributors of books to the cathedral library; see Schott, Works, ed. Cowie II 757]. Johannes Georgius Scherzius (seventeenth century?); inscription, ‘Joh. Georgii Scherzii' on a1r in a seventeenth-century(?) hand in brown ink. Edward, Lord Harley, later 2nd Earl of Oxford (1689-1741); bought by Thomas Osborne; upper corner of the front endleaf not off, as in other Harleian books; ‘formerly in the Harleian collection . . . bequeathed . . . by Dr. Rawlinson' (Cotton 342). Bookseller's circular paper labels at the head of the spine, one numbered ‘382' over an earlier one. Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755); ‘4o Rawl 42' on the upper right-hand corner of the front endleaf in brown ink. Bequeathed in 1755.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.8.

Copy number: S-112(2)

Not in Sheppard.

Wanting the blank leaf I8.

Binding: Late eighteenth-century(?) half leather over pasteboards; possibly rebacked in the nineteenth-century; red-edged leaves.

Size: 209 × 156 × 31 mm.

Size of leaf: 204 × 141 mm.

Early marginal notes, including comments on the text and ‘nota' marks, also underlining in the text. Copious early notes on a1v. Loose leaf of modern paper, containing a list, in Lawn's hand, of dedicatees of Schottus' letters and poems.

Provenance: Ochsenhusan [ ]; stamp on a2r: ‘Sig. Byblyoth. Ochsenhusan', with a building in the centre. Georgius Humel (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscriptions on title-page: ‘Pro iorro humel octo l' . . . grossis'; ‘Jorius abbati . . . librum . . .' Oscar von Hase (nineteenth century?); book-plate. Dr Brian Lawn (1905-2001); book-plate; catalogue, pp. 7, 148. Bequeathed in 2001.

SHELFMARK: Lawn e.3.


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