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Bod-Inc: S-322

Stella Clericorum


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Stella clericorum. See S‑317.

C2r [Continuation of Stella clericorum.] ‘Missam in peccato celebrante sacerdote uisus est in altari puer uehementer renitens ne insumeretur'. Incipit: ‘Sacerdos quidam secularis, dum quadam dies missam celebraret . . .’ Explicit: ‘ . . . ac sine mora miserum extinxit.’ Continuation of two pages (C2r –C3r).

C3v [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: Deventer: Jacobus de Breda, 17 Jan. 1498. 4°.


Collation: A B6 C4.


ISTC: is00784000

Hain: HC 15080;

Goff: Goff S‑784;


Proctor: Pr 9095;

Others: Campbell 1614; HPT II 414; ILC 2054; Oates 3574-5; Sheppard 6987.

LCN: 14006313


Copy number: S-322(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century mottled calf; ‘155' printed on a paper label at the upper edge of the upper cover; red-edged leaves.

Size: 208 × 140 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 203 × 134 mm.

‘146' inscribed on a ticket attached to the recto of the front endleaf.

Initials and some capitulum marks are supplied in red ink.

Provenance: Berne, diocese of Utrecht, Premonstratensian abbey, BVM et S. Johannes Baptista; see Catalogue d'une précieuse bibliothèque . . . provenant d'une ancienne Abbaye (Leiden, 13 Dec. 1887), no. 146. Purchased in 1887, but not identified in Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Auct 4Q 6.80.

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