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Wernerus, Abbas Monasterii S. Blasii

Deflorationes patrum.


Analysis of Content

[11r] [Title-page for the table.] ‘Annotatio notabilium doctorum in libro deflorationum patrum'.

[11v] ‘Directio lectoris'. Incipit: ‘Ut valeat, lector quilibet, prompte et expedite reperire que in hoc opere . . .’

[11v] [Table of contents.]

27v [Author's colophon.]

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Wernerus, Abbas Monasterii S. Blasii: ‘Prologus'. PL CLVII 725.

a2r ‘Expositiones libri primi . . .’

a3r Wernerus, Abbas Monasterii S. Blasii: ‘Confessio fidei catholice domini . . . sumpta ex tertio libro Ambrosii De trinitate'. PL CLVII 729-30.

a3v Wernerus, Abbas Monasterii S. Blasii: Deflorationes patrum. PL CLVII 729-1256; see VL X 921-4 (with references), with this edition at 922; see Schneyer, Repertorium, V 714-20. Biblical quotations are followed by the commentary, drawn mainly from the Church Fathers. The work contains the gospel for Sundays according to the liturgical year, and is divided into winter and summer parts. The second book is preceded by a table of ‘expositiones'.


Imprint: Basel: [Michael Furter?], 1494. 4°.

Remarks: Pr assigns to [Johann Amerbach].


Collation: [1] 2 a8 b–v6 x4 y z [et]6.

Illustrations: Woodcut on a1v: see Schramm and BMC.


ISTC: iw00012000

GW: GW 8247;

Hain: HC *16158;

Goff: Goff W‑12;


Proctor: Pr 7604;

Others: BSB‑Ink W‑25; Oates 2827; Schramm XXII p. 43; Schreiber V 5460; Sheppard 2537.

LCN: 14764734, 14764794


Copy number: W-011(1)

Bound with:
1. Sylvester Mazolinus, Conflati ex angelico doctore S. Thoma primum volumen. Perugia: Girolamo Cartolari, 12 Aug. 1519.

Wanting the blank leaf [et6].

Binding: Seventeenth-century English reversed calf (fillets only); two ties lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover. Red-edged leaves. Probably bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 316 × 222 × 87 mm.

Size of leaf: 305 × 197 mm.

Provenance: Sir George Shirley, 1st Bt (1559-1622). Purchased from his donation of money in 1601; see Benefactors' Register I 25: ‘Annotationes in librum deflorationum Patrum. fo. 1494'; see James, Catalogus (1605), 157; ‘12' on the fore-edge in black ink; Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 51.

SHELFMARK: P 8. 12(2) Th.

Copy number: W-011(2)

Bound with autograph theological and antiquarian collections of James Ussher and others; see SC 6421*.

Leaf a1 only, bound in reverse.

Binding: Seventeenth-century blind-tooled leather.

Size: 330 × 222 × 78 mm.

Provenance: Thomas Barlow (1607-1691). Bequeathed in 1691.

SHELFMARK: MS. Barlow 13, fol. 122.

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