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Bod-Inc: T-284

Turrecremata, Johannes de

Meditationes seu Contemplationes devotissimae.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Meditationes . . . posite et depicte de ipsius mandato in ecclesie ambitu sancte Merie de Minerua Rome'.

a1v Turrecremata, Johannes de: Meditationes seu Contemplationes devotissimae. Incipit: ‘[O] Admiranda et laudanda tue dispensationis gratia . . .’ Without the last chapter. See T‑280; Turrecremata, Meditationes, ed. Zirnbauer, 41 no. 7; Donati, ‘Escorso sulle Meditationes', 30-1; Röll, ‘Beobachtungen zu den Holzschnitten der “Meditationes”  ’, 50.


Imprint: Rome: Stephan Plannck, 21 Aug. 1498. 4°.


Collation: a–c8 d6.

Illustrations: 33 woodcuts and woodcut initials.


ISTC: it00541000

Hain: HC 15728;

Goff: Goff T‑541;

BMC: BMC IV 100;

Proctor: Pr 3725;

Others: CIBN T‑394; Sander 7409; Sheppard 2981.

LCN: 14800884


Copy number: T-284(1)

Binding: Sixteenth-century gold-tooled calf, with gilt-edged leaves and manuscript title and author's name along the fore-edge. A gilt circular floral centre-piece; a gilt bull stamp at each corner, and a repeated gilt flower-petal stamp on the spine. Holes for strings.

Size: 191 × 135 × 11 mm.

Size of leaf: 187 × 127 mm.

Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting key words on d5r, and ‘nota' marks in an early hand in brown ink. A table of contents on d6v, in the same hand.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 47.

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