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Bod-Inc: T-242

Trithemius, Johannes

Institutio vitae sacerdotalis.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Ruscher, Thomas: [Letter addressed to] Nicolaus Mernicensis. Incipit: ‘Ne ante illum a quo omne datum optimum . . .’ Dated University of Mainz, 22 Oct. 14[9]4.

a2v Trithemius, Johannes: Institutio vitae sacerdotalis [addressed to] Nicolaus Mernicensis. Incipit: ‘Petis a me Nicolae frater amantissime et crebris epistolis instas . . .’ Explicit: forma conspicitur. Vale memor nostri Dated Sponheim, 1 Apr. 1486. See T‑241.


Imprint: [Augsburg: Johann Froschauer, after 22 Oct. 1494]. 4°.


Collation: a b6 c4.


ISTC: it00441000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) 15623;

Goff: Goff T‑441;

BMC: BMC II 395;

Proctor: Pr 1820;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑468; Sheppard 1358.

LCN: 14457191


Copy number: T-242(1)

Binding: Twentieth-century paper boards.

Size: 200 × 144 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 158 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words referring to ‘sacerdos' and adding ‘nota' marks, in an early hand in brown ink.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' in pencil on a1r. Purchased in 1963 from Bernhard Wendt, Catalogue 21, no. 159; pencil note on the front pastedown.

SHELFMARK: Don. e. 609.

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