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Bod-Inc: S-174C


Expositio sequentiarum secundum usum Sarum.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Expositio sequentiarum secundum usum Sarum [verse]. ‘Dominica prima aduentus'. Incipit: ‘[S]alus eterna indeficiens mundi uita'.

A2r [Commentary.] Incipit: ‘Istam sequentiam sancta mater canit . . .’ It includes sequences for the temporal, the dedication of the church, the sanctoral, and the common of saints.

L1r ‘Expositiones prosarum seu sequentiarum in presedentibus deficientium, et primo de hystoria visitationis Marie uirginis' [verse]. Incipit: ‘[C]elebremus in hac die festum domus Zacharie | laudibns(!) leticie'.

L1r [Commentary.] Incipit: ‘Ista sequentia seu prosa cantatur in festo uisitationis . . .’ The commentary alternates with the verses. It includes proses for ‘octaua uisitationis; In transfiguratione domini; In festo dulcissimi nominis Iesu'.

L6v ‘Tabula sequentiarum'.


Imprint: London: Richard Pynson, 1497. 4°.

Remarks: Issued with Duff 140 (I).


Collation: A8 B–L6.

Illustrations: Woodcut: see BMC.


ISTC: is00454600

Hain: H 6790 (II);


Proctor: Pr 9789;

Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 697; Duff 140 (II); Rhodes 755 (II); Sheppard 7548; STC 16112 (II).


Copy number: S-174C(1)

Bound with E‑079; see there for details of binding, decoration, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 202 × 140 mm.

Wanting B5,6, C3, and K5. K2 mutilated.

Some marginal notes, mainly providing explanations or synonyms, in a contemporary English hand in brown ink; also a few ‘nota' marks in a different hand.

Partial rubrication on A2r only: an initial is supplied in red, with capital strokes in red.

SHELFMARK: Gough Missals 143(2).

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