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Bod-Inc: T-104

Thomas àKempis

Imitatio Christi, et al.


Analysis of Content

[*1v] ‘Tabule'.

a1r Gerson, Johannes [pseudo-; Thomas àKempis]: Imitatio Christi. ‘De imitatione Christi et de contemptu omnium uanitatum mundi'. Thomas à Kempis, Opera, ed. Pohl, II 5-263.

f3v [Colophon.]

f4r Gerson, Johannes: De meditatione cordis. Gerson, Oeuvres, VIII 77-84.


Imprint: Augsburg: Erhard Ratdolt, 1488. 4°.


Collation: [*2] a–e8 f6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ii00016000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *9094;

Goff: Goff I‑16;

BMC: BMC II 382;

Proctor: Pr 1878;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑174; Copinger, Hand List, 38; Oates 957; Sack, Freiburg, 3472-3; Sheppard 1322.

LCN: 14533566


Copy number: T-104(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled paper boards. Strips from a thirteenth-century(?) manuscript just visible in the binding.

Size: 202 × 145 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 138 mm.

‘Gerson de ymitatione Cristi' in a contemporary hand in brown ink, on [*1r]; ‘Thom a Kempis' in a sixteenth-century German hand in brown ink, on the verso of the front endleaf.

Provenance: J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837); signature on the front endleaf dated 1835; sale (1837), lot 108; purchased for £0. 3. 0: see Books Purchased (1837), 16 (under Gerson).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf 1.32.

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