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Bod-Inc: T-105

Thomas àKempis

Imitatio Christi, et al.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.] ‘Ioannis Gerson de contemptu omnium uanitatum mundi'.

[*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.

h3r Gerson, Johannes: De meditatione cordis. Gerson, Oeuvres, VIII 77-84.


Imprint: Venice: Bernardinus Benalius, 1488. 8°.


Collation: [*2] a–g8 h6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ii00017000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *9095;

Goff: Goff I‑17;

BMC: BMC V 372;

Proctor: Pr 4870;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑175; CIBN T‑237; Copinger, Hand List, 37; Oates 1916; Rhodes 957; Sack, Freiburg, 3474; Sheppard 3977.

LCN: 14533534


Copy number: T-105(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century mottled half sheep over marbled pasteboards.

Size: 150 × 103 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 145 × 94 mm.

A contemporary deleted inscription in Italian on h6v: ‘Questo libro . . .’

Provenance: Frater Augustinus Cetichensis (fifteenth century); three deleted inscriptions on [*1r] in an Italian hand in brown and red ink: ‘Ad usum fratris Augustini Cetichensis concessus sibi a suis prelatis'. Bartholomaeus, novice of Pieve Sócana, near Arezzo, Tuscany; another deleted inscription in Augustinus' hand in a different red ink: ‘et ipse frater accomodat unc/ fratri Bartholomeo nouitio de plebe ad Socanam usque ad tempus'; on the same leaf in Bartholomaeus' hand, deleted inscription in brown ink: ‘Ego frater Bartolomeus novitius'. Dominicus de Bartolis (sixteenth century); on the same leaf, deleted inscription in a sixteenth-century hand in brown ink: ‘Ad usum fratris Dominici de Bartolis(?)'. Purchased from B.H. Blackwell, Ltd in 1924 for £30; see BQR 4,43 (1924), 164.

SHELFMARK: Inc. f. I4.1488.1.

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