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Bod-Inc: W-012

Wetzdorf, Jodocus

Ars memorandi.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Ars memorandi noua secretissima continens precepta paucissimis bonarum artium militibus visa'.

a1v Wetzdorf, Jodocus: [Preface addressed to] Ioswinus Orsoy. Incipit: ‘Notabili egregioque viro domino Ioswino Orsoy preceptori generali domus sancti Anthonii Rostdorff . . . Jodocus Weczdorff de Triptis humili subiectione sese commendatum facit. Non te lateat, generose preceptor . . .’

a2r [Table of symbols.]

a2r Wetzdorf, Jodocus: Ars memorandi. Incipit: ‘Iste libellus (ne potius opifex . . .’

a4v ‘Concludit opus versus'. Incipit: ‘Si cupis esse memor bis 4 accipe claues | Esto vacans mitis sobrius atque benignus'; 4 hexameters.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger, c.1500]. 4°.

Remarks: As assigned and dated by BSB‑Ink (following Sack, Freiburg, 3733); Sheppard dates [c.1500], but assigns to [Michael Greyff].


Collation: a4.

Types: Types: 145, first three lines of title; 80, last line of title, headings; 64, text. Capital spaces.

Leaves: 4 leaves. 2 and 3 columns.

Line number: 54 lines (a1v).

Type area: Type area: 172 ×118 mm (a1v).

Illustrations: Woodcuts on a1r and a4r, and woodcut symbols on a2r: see Schramm.

Remarks: Leaf a1r: [Woodcut in the middle of text, in area marked ||] ‘Ars me || morandi | Noua ſe= || cretiſſima | continens || precepta | pauciſſimis bonarū || artiū militib9 viſa.' a1v: ‘Notabili egregioqƺ viro domino | Ioſwino orsoy p̄ceptori gn̄ali dom9 sctī An= | thonij Rostdorffhost [et] Liechtēberg dn̄o ſuo | magnificētiſſo Iodoc9 weczdorff de Trip= | tis hūili ſubiectōe ſeſe cōmendatū facit . . .' a4v: ‘Concludit opus verſus | . . .'; l. 4: ‘ . . . tua mens concepit meditare frequēter.’


ISTC: iw00013000

Goff: Goff W‑13;

Proctor: Pr 3283;

Others: BSB‑Ink W‑26; Rhodes 1839; Schramm IX pp. 16, 21 and pls 634-5; Schreiber V 3366; Sheppard 1966.

LCN: 14764804


Copy number: W-012(1)

Bound with A‑360; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 207 × 147 mm.

‘Nota' marks and underlining in red ink on a1v.

Paragraph marks are supplied in red ink on a1v and a2r.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.13(5).

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