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Bod-Inc: S-320

Stella clericorum


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v Stella clericorum. see S‑317.

B6r [Poem on the work.] ‘In laudem libelli'. Incipit: ‘Aspice presentis O clerice dicta libelli | Nomen pastoris quisquis habere uoles |'; 8 elegiac distichs. See S‑317.


Imprint: [Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 1497-1500]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; BSB‑Ink and Polain date [c.1500].


Collation: A B6.

Types: Type: 80 G, Lombard D.

Leaves: 12 leaves.

Line number: 35 lines (A2r).

Type area: Type area: 140 ×88 mm (A2r).

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: is00777000

Hain: H *15074;

Goff: Goff S‑777;

Proctor: Pr 1435;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑585; Polain 3613; Sack, Freiburg, 3289; Schramm VIII p. 25; Schreiber V 5317; Sheppard 1067; Voulliéme, Köln, 1106.

LCN: 14006271


Copy number: S-320(1)

Binding: Twentieth-century red cloth.

Size: 200 × 138 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 128 mm.

A few marginal notes in a contemporary German hand, mainly supplying underlining. On B6v a note in a seventeenth-century German hand: ‘Multa milia virginum sua suos relinquentes | pro praeciosa virginitate conseruanda monasterijs se includunt ut se ipsa subijciant cibos aridos et lectos duros, vestes asperas et longas vigilias, graves disciplinas, diversas obedientias . . .’

Capital strokes in red ink.

Provenance: Purchased from Joseph Baer & Co., Catalogue 143, no. 642, for 4 Marks; see Library Bills, 7 May 1884.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.31.

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