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Bod-Inc: S-262


Speculum aureum animae peccatricis [German] Ein köstlicher geistlicher Spiegel der armen sündigen Seele.


Analysis of Content

a1v [Speculum aureum animae peccatricis, German.] ‘Die vorred'. Incipit: ‘[E]in kostlich geistlich Spiegel der armen sündigen Sele. Als Salomon spricht am ersten im Büch Ecclesiastes von der Welt Verschmaechunge . . .’

a2v ‘Das Register'.

a3r [Speculum aureum animae peccatricis, German.] ‘Das erst Capitel'. Incipit: ‘[W]arumb bin ich ausgangen aus meiner Mutter Leib . . .’ See VL III 91-2, at 91.


Imprint: Ulm: Conrad Dinckmut, 5 May 1484. 4°.


Collation: a–i8.


ISTC: is00649800

Hain: HC 14949;

BMC: BMC II 534;

Proctor: Pr 2563;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑27; CIBN S‑340; Sack, Freiburg, 1952; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 14459456


Copy number: S-262(1)

Wanting the blank leaf i8.

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) parchment dyed red. Sprinkled red-edged leaves.

Size: 190 × 132 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 182 × 124 mm.

Some initials have been supplied in brown ink; in the same hand, some underlining and crossing out of text.

Provenance: Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); armorial book-plate; purchased from Martin Breslauer in 1954 for £70; accession no. ‘R 1250'. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 68.49.

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