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Bod-Inc: S-322A

Stella Clericorum


Analysis of Content


[Title-page, with device.]


Stella clericorum.

See S‑317.


[Poem on the work.]

‘Ad laudem libelli'.

Incipit: ‘Aspice presentis O clerice dicta libelli | Nomen pastoris quisquis habere uoles |'; 8 elegiac distichs.

See S‑317.


Imprint: [Paris: Jean Lambert], for Denis Roce, [c.1500]. 8°.


Collation: a b8.

Remarks: Leaf b1 signed B.

Types: Types: 180 G, title; 65 G, text.

Leaves: 16 leaves.

Line number: 33 lines (a2r).

Type area: Type area: 104 × 64 mm.

Remarks: Leaf a1r: ‘Stella clericorum' | [Device of Denis Roce (similar to Polain, Marques, no. 162 (Roce III), but without dotting on the letters ‘D' and ‘R' and without the ribbon suspending the scallop on the shield)]; a1v: ‘¶ Tractatus qui ſtella clericorum inſcribitur fe= | liciter incipit. | . . .'; b8v, l. 10: ‘¶ Finit ſtella clrricorum | ¶ Ad laudem libelli | . . . | . . .'; l. 27: ‘Terrenos cum artus ſpiritus exuerit.’


ISTC: is00785000

Goff: Goff S‑785;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: not in Sheppard.


Copy number: S-322A(1)

Binding: Twentieth-century quarter red velvet with boards covered by printer's waste from a liturgical book.

Size: 146 × 102 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 139 × 92 mm.

Provenance: Percy Barnevik (1941- ). Purchased for £1020 from the Roy Sowers Fund; sale, A Selection of Incunabula (London: Christie's, 18 Nov. 2003), lot 555; ledger (2003/4), no. 145.

SHELFMARK: Inc. f. F1.9.

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