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Bod-Inc: S-361

Summa Rudium


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Summa rudium. ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uia uaria dicta sanctorum et contrarie opiniones doctorum . . .’ The anonymous compiler provides a list of his sources here.

a2v ‘Tabula'.

b1r Summa rudium. ‘Capitulum primum de summa trinitate et de articulis fidei catholice etc'. Incipit: ‘[F]irmiter credere debemus et simpliciter confiteri quod unus solus uerus deus est . . .’ See S‑360.

b1v [Henricus de Frimaria: Tractatus de decem preceptis.] ‘Capitulum secundum de decem preceptis decalogi'. Incipit: ‘[P]recepta uero decalogii id est .x. precepta trahunt originem ex ueteri testamento . . . [P]rimum mandatum seu preceptum appropriate respicit personam patris . . .’ Explicit: qualiter de isto precepto sit homini confitendum With imperfect ending. See Stroick, Heinrich von Friemar, 37-42. Henricus de Frimaria's text is inserted, in full, as chapter two in this collection of other authors' works.


Imprint: Reutlingen: Johann Otmar, 1487. Folio.

Remarks: One of three closely related editions (cf. HC 15170 and H*15171).


Collation: a b8 c6 d–f8 g h6 i8 k6.


ISTC: is00862000

Hain: HC *15172;

Goff: Goff S‑862;

BMC: BMC II 586;

Proctor: Pr 2712;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑637; Sack, Freiburg, 3308; Sheppard 1978.

LCN: 14008449


Copy number: S-361(1)

Wanting the blank leaf k6.

Binding: Half brown leather binding over brown cloth of c.1880, according to a note by A. W. Pollard, Library Records c.1054. Turquoise-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 275 × 200 × 16 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 184 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in a contemporary German hand in brown ink.

Initials, paragraph marks, and chapter heading underlining are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Munich, Royal Library; see Pollard's note in Bodleian Library Records c.1054. London, British Museum; shelfmark ‘IB.10714' and various stamps; acquired in 1877; see stamp on k5v; duplicate, stamps dated 11 Oct. 1913 on a2v and k5v. Transferred to the Bodleian in Oct. 1913; see ‘List of Duplicate Incunabula' (Library Records c.1054), no. 8.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 5.11.

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