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Bod-Inc: T-273

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 machinacionibus consentiendo . . .’ Explicit: siue humanus (laudet dominum)’ See T‑270.


Imprint: Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 11 Sept. 1474. Folio.


Collation: [a–h10 i10+1 k–q10 r12].


ISTC: it00520000

Hain: H *15698;

Goff: Goff T‑520;

BMC: BMC I 31;

Proctor: Pr 105;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑548; CIBN T‑376; Hillard 1999; Sheppard 62-3. Microfiche: Unit 1: Printing in Mainz to 1480, MA 91.

LCN: 14719303, 14719381


Copy number: T-273(1)

Bound with A‑209(1); see there for details of binding and later provenance.

Size of leaf: 277 × 196 mm.

Leaf [a1r], l. 1: ‘ . . . clemēciſſimo'; l. 2: ‘ . . . iohānes'; l. 3: ‘ . . . ep̄s ſcē'. [r12v], l. 2: ‘ . . . Turrecremata ! expoſitio'.

On [a1r] and [a3r] principal initials are supplied in blue with reserved white decoration and red pen-work infill and extensions, with light green colouring. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Acquired by 1605: see James, Catalogus (1605), 147.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 2.6(1).

Copy number: T-273(2)

A variant: [a1r], l. 1: ‘ . . . clemētiſſimo'; l. 2: ‘ . . . Iohānes'; l. 3: ‘ . . . ep̄s / ſcē'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind- and gold-tooled blue morocco; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; pink silk bookmark.

Size: 296 × 222 × 36 mm.

Size of leaf: 286 × 195 mm.

A leaf with bibliographical notes in Douce's hand is inserted within the front endleaves.

On [a3r] a seven-line initial ‘B' is supplied in interlocked red and brown; other initials, some with reserved white decoration, paragraph marks, underlining of chapter headings, and line-fillers are supplied in red; line-fillers also in red and brown; round brackets, marking the texts of the Psalms, touched in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Early inscription on [a1r] ‘P [ ] | B.3'. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 227.

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