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Bod-Inc: T-091

Thomas àKempis

Hortulus rosarum.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page and colophon.] ‘Ortulus rosarum de ualle lachrimarum'.

a1v [List of contents.]

a1v [Thomas àKempis]: Hortulus rosarum. ‘De bona societate querenda et mala cauenda'. Thomas à Kempis, Opera, ed. Pohl, IV 3-50.


Imprint: [Paris: Étienne Jehannot, for] Claude Jaumar, [c.1497]. 8°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard.


Collation: a–c8.

Types: Types: 115 G, 65 G (`round d is always rare and w.f.' [Proctor's note, recorded by Sheppard]).

Leaves: 24 leaves (a2r).

Line number: 32 lines (a2r).

Type area: Type area: 103 ×57 mm.

Illustrations: Eight woodcuts, plus one repeated, seven of which are found in Jehannot's Roman Hours of 21 Aug. 1497 (CIBN ad T‑223).


ISTC: it00355500

Hain: C 3176;

Proctor: Pr 8345A;

Others: Pellechet 11092e–f; Sheppard 6492.

LCN: 14098111


Copy number: T-091(1)

Leaf c7r, explicit: ‘lachri//marum: Finit feliciter.' (Pellechet 11092e–f).

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) parchment over pasteboards.

Size: 145 × 98 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 140 × 94 mm.

On c7v in a contemporary hand, red ink: ‘Iesu Christe filii Dauid miserere nobis. Amen'.

Provenance: Purchased on 1 June 1900 from Joseph Baer & Co., Catalogue 424, no. 249, for 80 Marks; see Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Inc. f. F1.2.

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