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Bod-Inc: W-028

Wolfgangus, Episcopus Ratisbonensis

Legenda sancti Wolfgangi episcopi Ratisbonensis.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Legenda sancti Wolfgangi episcopi Ratisbonensis. Incipit: ‘[B]eatus Wolfgangus natione Sueuigena ex ingenuis parentibus . . .’ See BHL 8990/2, with ascription to Othloh; on Wolfgangus and the ‘Legenda', etc. see VL X 1346-8; Otloh von St. Emmeran, ‘Vita Sancti Wolfkangi Episcopi', ed. G. Waitz, MGH SS 4 (1841), 5421-2; M. Popp, ‘Viten und Legenden des hl. Wolfgang in der handschriftlichen Überlieferung', Liturgie zur Zeit des hl. Wolfgang. Der hl. Wolfgang in der Kleinkunst (Regensburg, 1994), 39-41, 97-8.

[b8r] [Note about the date of Wolfgang's death, his canonization, and his translation.] Incipit: ‘Item sanctus Wolfgangus episcopus Ratisponensis obiit sui episcopatus . . .’

[b8r] ‘De sancto Wolfgango confessore et pontifice ad vesperas antiphona super Psalmos'. Incipit: ‘[B]eate pontifex pater et patrone noster sancte Wolfgange qui Dominum secutus et omnia pro ipso relinquens centuplum in hoc mundo . . .’

[b10r] ‘Officium misse de sancto Wolfgango'. Incipit: ‘Statuit ei. [Oremus] Omnipotens sempiternae Deus qui populo tuo beatum Wolfgangum . . .’


Imprint: Burgdorf: [Printer of Jacobus de Clusa (H *9349)], 1475. Folio.


Collation: [a b10].


ISTC: iw00068000

Hain: H *16221;

Goff: Goff W‑68;


Proctor: Pr 7804;

Others: BSB‑Ink O‑101; CIBN L‑91; Sheppard 2577.

LCN: 14767432


Copy number: W-028(1)

Binding: Gold-tooled calf; marbled pastedowns; gilt-edged leaves; bound by C[Charles James] Lewis (1786-1836), for which see Heber's inscription (below).

Size: 285 × 209 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 277 × 197 mm.

Bibliographical notes by Heber and Hand on the recto of the front endleaf.

Paragraph marks and some rubrics are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Stanley, bookseller. Richard Heber (1773-1833); manuscript note on the recto of the front endleaf: ‘| 42 | Sale by Stanley Dec. 1816 0. 14. 6 C. Lewis Jan. 1833. 0-18.0 / £1. 12. 6'; not identified in Catalogue. J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837), 1834; dated signature on the recto of the front endleaf, and (undated) on [b10v]; sale, (1837) lot 216(?). Purchased for £1. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1844), 50.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. 3Q 3.49.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.40.

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