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Bod-Inc: W-014

Wimpfeling, Jacobus

Defensio immunitatis ecclesiasticae.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Wimpfeling, Jacobus]: Defensio immunitatis ecclesiasticae. Incipit: ‘[C]redi ne potest inter universos mortales infelitior esse quisquam sacerdote christiano . . .’ Explicit: memoriam parietis sempiternam


Imprint: [Speier: Conrad Hist, c.1495]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Engel–Stalla and BSB‑Ink; Sheppard dates [c.1495-7].


Collation: a6.


ISTC: iw00024000

Hain: H *6081;

Goff: Goff W‑24;

BMC: BMC II 508;

Proctor: Pr 2447;

Others: BSB‑Ink W‑55; Engel–Stalla col. 1664; Oates 1137; Sheppard 1762.

LCN: 14765971


Copy number: W-014(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century German(?) paper boards covered with leaves from a liturgical manuscript on parchment, dyed dark blue; parchment index tabs dyed green on a1 and a6.

Size: 208 × 149 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 198 × 138 mm.

Some ‘nota' marks and underlining in black ink.

Partial rubrication: a three-line initial ‘C' and a paragraph mark are supplied in a2r, and a paragraph mark on a1r; capital strokes and underlining in red on a2r.

Provenance: J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837); signature on the recto of the front endleaf, dated ‘1835'; sale (1837), lot 60 (octagonal paper label at the head of the spine); not identified in Books Purchased (1837).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf. 1.33.

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