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Bod-Inc: T-236


Tractatus quidam de Turcis.


Analysis of Content

a2r Tractatus quidam de Turcis. ‘Tractatus quidam de Turcis prout ad presens ecclesia sancta ab eis affligitur, collectus diligenti discussione scripturarum a quibusdam fratribus ordinis predicatorum'. Incipit: ‘[C]irca amarissimam efflictionem ecclesie prout a perfidis Turcis iam nostris in temporibus ipsa mater ecclesia affligitur . . .’ Explicit: ipse amator pacis Iesus Christus dominus noster amen


Imprint: Nuremberg: Conrad Zeninger, 1481. 4°.


Collation: a–c8.

Remarks: Leaf a2 signed a1.


ISTC: it00503000

Hain: H *15681;

Goff: Goff T‑503;

BMC: BMC II 460;

Proctor: Pr 2229;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑437; CIBN T‑307; Oates 1077; Sack, Freiburg, 3531; Sheppard 1615.

LCN: 14719410


Copy number: T-236(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century purple cloth.

Size: 206 × 143 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 130 mm.

The gatherings are numbered ‘15', ‘16', and ‘17' in the middle on the lower margin of the first recto in an early hand in brown ink. A few other marginal notes, mainly extracting key words relating to ‘presagia' (of Methodius, Cyrillus, Joachim, and Hildegarde) and pointing hands, in the same early German hand in brown ink. On c8r in a nineteenth-century hand in brown ink: ‘JT. IV. 58. c.’

Provenance: Buxheim, Bavaria, Carthusians, BVM; in pencil on a1r: ‘from Buxheim'. Graf von Ostein, 1803. Sold in 1883 by Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim (1820-1895); Buxheim sale, lot 3192. Perhaps purchased by Falconer Madan for the Bodleian in 1884, although not found in Library Bills, 19 Feb. 1884; see Honemann, ‘Buxheim Collection', Bod38.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.43.

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