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Bod-Inc: T-270

Turrecremata, Johannes de

Expositio in psalmos.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Turrecremata, Johannes de: [Preface addressed to] Pius II, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[B]eatissimo patri . . . Perscrutanti mihi studiose psalmorum librum . . .’ Explicit: prestantissimus haberis

[a3r] Turrecremata, Johannes de: Expositio in psalmos. ‘Psalmus primus in quo describitur processus in beatitudinem'. Incipit: ‘[B]eatus vir qui non abiit) a via recta recedendo (in consilio impiorum) prauis eorum machinationibus consentiendo . . .’ Explicit: siue humanus (laudet dominum) See Kaeppeli III 24-42, no. 2734; Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum, no. 5003.


Imprint: Rome: Ulrich Han, 4 Oct. 1470. 4°.


Collation: [a–c10 d12 e–m10 n12 o10 p12 q–t10 v8].


ISTC: it00517000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *15695;

Goff: Goff T‑517;


Proctor: Pr 3341;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑545; CIBN T‑373; Sheppard 2660. Microfiche: Unit 8: Printing in Italy before 1472: Part II, PI 90.


Copy number: T-270(1)

Wanting [a3], in place of which is bound a copy of the first leaf of the text of the edition of Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 4 Apr. 1478 (T‑275).

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled mottled calf, with imprint information stamped in gold on two rectangular red leather labels pasted to the head of the spine. ‘113' in brown ink within a circle printed in black ink on an octagonal paper label pasted to the tail of the spine. Red-edged leaves, marbled pastedowns.

Size: 294 × 210 × 47 mm.

Size of leaf: 284 × 189 mm.

Early manuscript signatures partially visible. Occasional marginal early ‘nota' marks in brown ink.

On [a1r] an eight-line initial ‘B' is supplied in blue within a square ground of red pen-work decoration with extensions into the margin. Other initials are supplied in red or blue with violet or red pen-work decoration; red or blue paragraph marks.

Provenance: Antoine Augustin Renouard (1765-1853); sale (1830), lot 1084. Purchased at the Renouard sale for £2. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1830), 23.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 4.21.

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