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Bod-Inc: T-102

Thomas àKempis

Imitatio Christi, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Tractatus de imitatione Christi cum tractatulo de meditatione cordis'.

a2r ‘Tabule'.

b1r Thomas àKempis: Imitatio Christi. ‘De imitatione Christi et de contemptu omnium uanitatum mundi'. Thomas à Kempis, Opera, ed. Pohl, II 5-263.

l5r Gerson, Johannes: De meditatione cordis. Gerson, Oeuvres, VIII 77-84.


Imprint: Strasbourg: Martin Flach, 1487. 4°.


Collation: a4 b–k8 l10.


ISTC: ii00014000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *9092;

Goff: Goff I‑14;

BMC: BMC I 147;

Proctor: Pr 673;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑171; Copinger, Hand List, 36; Rhodes 956; Sack, Freiburg, 3469; Sheppard 505.

LCN: 14536670


Copy number: T-102(1)

Wanting the blank leaf l10.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled half calf over brown cloth; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 203 × 143 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 130 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and providing corrections to the text, in an early humanist hand, probably German in brown ink. Bibliographical note on a1r in an eighteenth-century hand in brown ink. On the same leaf ‘N 12 | II | ;;' in brown ink and ‘N 12' in pencil.

Provenance: Augsburg, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons, S. Georgius; inscription on a1r: ‘S. Georgii Augustae'. Augsburg, Bavaria, Jesuits, S. Crux(?); the above inscription has later been altered to read ‘Coll. S. Crucis Augustae'. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' and ‘2985' in pencil on front endleaf. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.50.

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